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A 35-year-old male asked:

How long would it take genital herpes after oral sex to show up on a blood test?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
in a few days- within a week
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It may show up sooner, but it would be prudent to do the test at 6 weeks after exposure. You may know sooner if you get herpes sores on your genitals.
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