Question: Can you have hsv2 and never have an outbreak?

Symptoms of HSV are often short-lived and mild. Many people who test positive for herpes antibodies have no symptoms; often, they cant recall even a single outbreak.

How long can you have HSV 2 without knowing?

In some cases, a person with herpes may not experience any symptoms of the virus for many years. In other cases, the first symptoms can appear around 2–10 days after a person contracts the virus. The first outbreak of herpes can last for around 2–4 weeks .

How long does it take for HSV 2 to show up?

The average incubation period for an initial herpes infection is 4 days (range, 2 to 12) after exposure. The vesicles break and leave painful ulcers that may take two to four weeks to heal after the initial herpes infection.

Is it okay to sit on a public toilet seat?

Sitting on the toilet isnt a great risk because the pathogens in waste are gastrointestinal pathogens. The real risk is touching surfaces that might be infected with bacteria and viruses and then ingesting them because theyre on your hands, says Dr. Pentella.

Do they use toilet paper in Italy?

While you may find toilet paper in hotels and some stores in tourist spots, most homes and public places dont have them stocked. France, Portugal, Italy, Japan, Argentina, Venezuela, and Spain: Instead of toilet paper, people from these countries (most of them from Europe) usually have a bidet in their washrooms.

Why there are 2 toilet seats in Italy?

The bidet is designed to promote personal hygiene and is used after defecation, and before and after sexual intercourse. It can also be used to wash feet, with or without filling it up with water. In several European countries, a bidet is, today, required by law to be present in every bathroom containing a toilet bowl.

Why you should never sit on a public toilet?

Sitting on the toilet isnt a great risk because the pathogens in waste are gastrointestinal pathogens. The real risk is touching surfaces that might be infected with bacteria and viruses and then ingesting them because theyre on your hands, says Dr. Pentella.

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