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about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partners so they can be tested for syphilis and treated if necessary.For updated information on treatment for syphilis, read the CDC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines.PreventionTo prevent getting syphilis, you must avoid contact... Read more »

Chancre, I think.

My husband has an open area on his penis, close to the base that is not painful and he won't go to... Read more »

Not HIV but what if?

Dr. Bob,I know this isn't a HIV question, but you're the man! Can Neuro-Syphillis be detected with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 : Fluoroquinolones No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

...fluoroquinolone-resistant N. gonorrhoeae (QRNG) in heterosexual males and in MSM throughout the United States. This report also updates CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 4 regarding the treatment of infections... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact Sheet: New CDC Treatment Guidelines Critical to Preventing Health Consequences of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued national guidelines designed to help health care providers protect their patients from the health consequences that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets -- United States, April 2008

...of recommended antimicrobials are available from CDC at www.cdc.gov/std/treatment . References CDC. Update to CDC's sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2006: fluoroquinolones no longer recommended for treatment of... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

News and Literature Reviews

...were just over 23,600 state and federal prisoners with known HIV infection -- 1.9% of the incarcerated population. Based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data on antiretroviral therapy usage among HIV-infected patients, 86% of... Read more »
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CDC Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

Posted by bartleby
...Research Fellowships for HIV Prevention in Communities of Color - Application deadline November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) proudly announces that... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...system's response to infection. Gottlieb and colleagues note four additional cases of the rare pneumonia in gay men and alert the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which publishes a notice in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...growing most rapidly among minority populations and is a leading killer of African-American males ages 25 to 44. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS affects nearly seven times more African Americans and three... Read more »