Q: Is there an absolute known period of time that the virus can hide before first outbreak? What is thought to be the longest?
I remember you e-mailing me a couple of days or so ago. If I am correct I think your referring to "herpes".
A person with herpes could get an outbreak days, weeks, months, years or not at all. There is no specific time frame. Herpes hides in the skin. Facto... For detail, click here.