Feb 3, 2013
Dear Dr. Mark, good day. I was surprised to my re-test last Jan. 29, 2013. its still positive but this time its up from 1:16 to 1:32.. I was injected penicillin 3-times last (first: 01-07-2013) (second: 01-14-2013) (third: 01-21-2013)..
My question is Why my RPR was increase from 1:16 to 1:32? according to my doctor it will decrease ever I re-test my RPR in 1week but the reset normally this will take 3months totally treated.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Your doctor is correct. I would not be checking the test this close after receiving treatment. The results are not meaningful and difficult to interpret.
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