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if i had it before wouldnt it of shown in the other tests?

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im 20 weeks pregnant and just found out i have herpes,,i regully get sti tests and they are always all clear,i hav suspected my bf of seeing some1 else,,how long does it usally take to show up in pregnant women and if i had it b4 wouldnt it of shown in the other tests

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replied March 30th, 2013
Sexual Health - Women Answer A42827
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Genital herpes in pregnant women can be serious if contracted during first trimester. If infection occurred late in pregnancy, it usually does not affect the fetus. Consider getting serological tests done to see if infection is recent or if it has occurred earlier. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance.
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