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Syphillis

What is the window period to test for Syphillis (syphilis)? and what is the window period for Herpes? Just wondering because I had just gotten tested.
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www.ashastd.org has all the info on both and how to test for them and when.


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a week to a few months for syphillis (syphilis)? and a few weeks to months for herpes? although it says tests might not be reliable? how can I know then?
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www.ashastd.org is s good site. you should be able to find all the info you need there, but i know some of the info can be confusing.

in general, the syphilis test will be about 90% accurate after 6 weeks. Nearly 100% accurate at 12 weeks. The herpes test is also very accurate at 3 months, but interpreting some herpes tests can be tricky even after this time period.  
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thank you veryyyyy much for your help just everything seems so confusing with window periods and all...
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