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Can Syphilis Cause Pain

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syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intramuscularly (shot in the butt). From your description, I would assume you have primary syphilis. The sore on the tip of the penis (non-painful chancre) will resolve slowly over the next one to two weeks, depending on the severity of the sore.... Read more »

muscle, bone and joint pains

Six months after starting to take truvada and stocrin, i started experiencing severe pains in my... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...400 cells and his viral load below 50 copies. In January 2008 he sought care because of these symptoms: rash joint pain flu-like symptoms headache The rash began on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet but later spread... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Eye Syphilis Cases on the Rise in Epidemic

...syphilis-related eye infections. Fewer than 10 percent of people infected with syphilis develop symptoms in their eyes, causing redness, pain, sensitivity, and loss of vision. But among those who do, 25 percent will have no other symptoms and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...Shortly later, however, he began experiencing some visual symptoms, specifically blurriness on one side and some redness and pain in the eye. He went to his own ophthalmologist who diagnosed him with iritis, an inflammation of the colored part of... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to... Read more »
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7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...Syphillis Wednesday morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a neurologist since the pain in my hands and feet remians, and the obvious inflammation that is easy to see with the naked eye along with all... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had gone but i still had tinglish feeling and muscle and joints pain on a off. I had my second jab two weeks after my 2nd jab and medication for 1 week. The doctor said I should... Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
...am not allowed to ever read it. When I look around the world thru the eye glasses of the net, I see a whole hell of alot of pain and suffering. Friends who helped me initially now are now doing serious battle against a simple infection that a 2... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little Read more »