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A 21-year-old female asked:

How long does the first outbreak of herpes last in vaginal area?

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Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Varies: Call your doc. Getting an antiviral may decrease the length of time this first outbreak lasts. The first outbreak usually is most painful and lasts longest.

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