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I've seen some conflicting information from Dr HHH and Dr Hook regarding HSV lesion heal time. I've seen Dr Hook say it can heal quickly -- even in hours --, whereas Dr HHH says symptoms rarely if ever heal in less than a week.
Which is true? I get recurrent cuts in my anogenital area that come and go very quickly -- a day or 2. I've been antibody tested, but I don't buy that I don't have hsv because I know the tests miss 1/10 for HSV1, which is the type I believe I have.
If it is possible for lesions to heal this quickly, I believe I have further evidence I have HSV. I was just wondering which is true.
In this thread, the person claims his "cut" clears up in 12-14 hours and Dr Hook says: "Recurrences can heal that rapidly. AS for could you have gotten HSV without an initial episode -yes, it happens."
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