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Winter Springs, FL
A 35-year-old female asked:

Could i be having prodrome for my initial herpes outbreak? i had sexual contact over 30 days ago. no fever over the last few days. genitals tingle

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Possible: Did your sexual partner have herpes? If so, the symptoms you now have could be related. Local pain ; itching, plus fever, headache, malaise, myalgias, and tender lymph nodes are more usual than "tingling." average incubation period after exposure is four days, but ranges from two to twelve days. See your doctor -- viral cultures can be done on any visible sores.
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