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How after having sex to determine if you have herpes? I have

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how long after having sex to determine if you have herpes?
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Customer: I have bumps. like pimples with a hard pus like yellow and green. I thought I got something from using some generic wipies but not im worried. how long does it take for herpes to show in you?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


On average it takes 2 to 8 days.

However, it can also lie dormant for years and show up later.

The only way to diagnosis this fully is with a swab test, which you should have now, while these are still here.

I can look at a picture here as well.

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