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justagirl
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hi, again. i wad just wondering the incubation period of herpes. i have read that it takes 7-10 days. but i have no idea. your help would be great! thanks
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smittenkitten
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Theres a great article on Herpes here:

http://www.scarleteen.com/infection/herpes.html

It should tell you everything you need to know. I'm not sure if it mentions the "incubation period". Maybe one of the other advocates could clarify on that.

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LilBlueSmurf
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This website says it can take from 2 to 21 days for symptoms to appear, but you can also have it and show no symptoms of it. This is precisely why it is SO important to have STD screens regularly.

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