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I began dating a person with hsv2 about 6 months ago. About a month later, he got chlamydia but swore he had not been with anyone else. About 3 months after that, he got syphilis. Again, swore had not been with anyone else. Is it remotely possible that he could have had BOTH of these dormant or otherwise not showing on std tests since before I met him? Want to believe this person but seems like quite a stretch to me.

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Aug 13, 2016
  • Posted on Aug 23, 2016


    An individual can carry syphilis and can get negative blood test results. It typically takes up to six weeks for syphilis to show on a blood test. It... For detail, click here

  • Posted on Aug 29, 2016


    He may not have known.
    Syphilis progresses in stages: Primary, Secondary, Latent, and Tertiary.
    Primary stage sores/ulcers and Secondary stage rashes can go away even without treatment, but the infection remains.
    The latent stage comes between the Secondary and Tertiary stages and results in a symptom-less period of up to 20 years.
    The tertiary stage happens between 10 and 30 years after being infected and leads to deat

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