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Q: how long does it take for the first outbreak to show up after contracting herpes simplex virus two

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yello is the new pink.., Community Member
12/ 4/08 11:34am

My understanding is that it can take anywhere from 2-20 + days for you to have the first outbreak after you have been exposed to HSV no matter what type it is. If you go to WEBMD.com you can read a lot about it. Everyone is different so it is hard to say how long it could take. Some people are carriers and dont have outbreaks. I have type 1 but my sister has type 2 and both are in our genitals. Even though we have different types we both breakout about once every 2 to 3 months. My sisters first out break was within 30 days of getting HSV2. My first out break was with in 2 weeks of getting HSV1. I hope this helps you a little.  

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PIGGYLOLO2, Community Member
10/26/10 1:24am

I DONT UNDERTSAND HOW IT WORKS!!! HOW MANY DAYS AFTER BEIGN EXPOSED TO SEX WOULD HERPIES SHOW UP IF YOU WERE TO BE INFECTED?

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By tmobile14433, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/20/14, First Published: 12/03/08