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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.
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