vdrl test and hiv
May 6, 2008
if my vdrl test is positive how likely i could be hiv holder
Response from Dr. Young
There's no way to know if you're HIV+ without doing the HIV test.
Having a positive VDRL (syphillis) test confirms that you had a risky exposure. I'd strongly recommend getting the HIV test as part of your health assessment.
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