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Can herpes take 5+ years to show symptoms? I have a rash. It’s blisters. It only itches. No pain. They tested for shingles but other things too.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Can take time

Herpes lesion appear periodically with varying time intervals and various stimuli.
Having herpes does not rule of shingles.

In brief: 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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