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Oak Ridge, TN
A 36-year-old female asked:

Can herpes take 5+ years to show symptoms? i have a rash. its blisters. it only itches. no pain. they tested for shingles but other things too.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Can take time: Herpes lesion appear periodically with varying time intervals and various stimuli. Having herpes does not rule of shingles.
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Last updated Jun 15, 2019

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