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but he has had no symptoms of having herpes whatsoever!

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I was just diagnosed with herpes a few days ago but I have been with the same guy for 3 years and no one else. When I confronted him about this he told me he slept with someone while we were broken up not very long ago but he has had no symptoms of having herpes whatsoever. I started breaking out about 3 days after he and I had sex for the first time since he slept with her. I have also been extremely stressed out lately which I know can trigger a breakout. Is it possible that he gave me herpes even though he didn't show any signs of it?

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replied October 12th, 2012
Herpes and Genital Warts Answer A39497
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Men can remain asymptomatic over long periods of time. Women tend to experience and develop signs of infection more in severity. If you are stressed, it can be a precipitating factor for the outbreak. If worried, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for STD screening tests done on both you and your partner. Get started on appropriate treatment simultaneously. Avoid intercourse while having outbreak.
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