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First Time Sex- Herpes?

First Time Sex- Herpes?

Clinical manifestations of genital herpes differ between the first and recurrent outbreaks of HSV. Although the infection can stay in the body indefinitely, the number of outbreaks tends to decrease over time. When you...

After Your First Herpes Outbreak?

After Your First Herpes Outbreak?

The average incubation period after exposure is 4 days (range, 2 to 12). The first outbreak of herpes is often associated with a longer duration of herpetic lesions, increased viral shedding (making HSV transmission...