A 47-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take for hpv warts to show up after initial contact?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Few weeks: It can vary until they are visible .They could appear in a few weeks or even several months after contact.
Answered on Jun 4, 2016
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Usually: Usually within 90 days of contact.
Answered on Jan 10, 2018
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Genital Warts: Although the majority of people infected with hpv never show any signs, some people will begin to start showing symptoms as little as 2 weeks after infection.
Answered on Mar 4, 2016

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