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Biochemical Reaction That Happen When Testing Syphilis

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Identify Biochemical Abnormality That May Explain Link Between HIV, Dementia

HIV/AIDS patients with early signs of dementia have depleted levels of the brain chemical dopamine, according to a study published in the September issue of the British journal Brain , Long Island Newsday reports. Researchers at the Brookhaven... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Online-Mediated Syphilis Testing Shows Promise

Online-mediated syphilis testing is helping diagnose syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM), a new report suggests. The annual number of syphilis cases in Amsterdam increased from 35 to 240 between 1998 and 2004, according to Rik H.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit of a physical examination, it will be difficult for me to provide very... Read more »

"Syphilis vs Herpes panic - does Zovirax work on Syphilis Chancres?"

Hi Erik, really hope you are able to help me because my resources are very limited where I am at the moment and I am in a massive panic.Background: I am a heterosexual male with genital herpes, 4-5 outbreaks per year. Tested negative for HIV /all...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'm sorry to hear that you're feeling panicked right now. Luckily it sounds like there's some good information in front of you, despite how hard it is to get a second opinion where you are!It sounds like you... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, So you had receptive anal sex with a tranny, which began protected, but you're not sure if it stayed that way "in the end"???? (Hmm.. who says you don't have linguistic prowess?) Responding to your questions: Neurosyphilis... Read more »

Trizivir and rash, syphilis actually

I asked a question last week about a rash that I had developed that seemed to be an abacavir hypersensitivity reaction. thanks for your answer. Aside from the rash, though, the symptoms didn't match, so my doctor tested me for syphilis even...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Thanks for the update on your status. We have been seeing cases of secondary syphilis as well and this rash can certainly mimic a drug eruption. Good luck to you!... Read more »
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my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, I've gotten used to the... Read more »

test results and your reaction

Posted by DUDE
Hi,
I did the whole testing thing; 1 month, 3 month, 6 months. All negative. At six months, I believed! I would say I went from total
devistation to gaining back 85% of my life. As you can see, I'm on this board again every so often.
That is what... Read more »

What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
Where to begin...I'm a 23 year old gay guy still in the closet. I'm still a virgin (unless you count oral) and have only 'messed around' with 3 guys before. I messed around with one guy in the last year and that was on 12/11/10. I met the guy online... Read more »

Why is this happening?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ON THE RUN
HIV-positive mothers resist pressure to put their children on drug
By Marnie Ko

The Report Newsmagazine 11-08-1999


The women have little in common, except that they are all mothers and are all HIV-positive. One is frantic; her children... Read more »