Can You Get Syphilis With Condom

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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
...and are sexually active, having mutually monogamous sex with an uninfected partner is the best way to prevent syphilis. Using condoms properly and consistently during sexual intercourse reduces the risk of getting syphilis.Washing or douching... Read more »

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...and are sexually active, having mutually monogamous sex with an uninfected partner is the best way to prevent syphilis. Using condoms properly and consistently during sexual intercourse reduces the risk of getting syphilis. Washing or douching... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...Genital ulcer diseases, like syphilis, can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of... Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...happening here? First of all, unlike HIV, syphilis is easily spread through oral sex. And while we all know we're supposed to use condoms for anal sex, sometimes we don't. Also, some positive guys choose to have sex only with other positive guys,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Houston Targets Syphilis Increase

...most new cases have shifted from white MSM to Hispanic and black MSM. CDC attributes the rise in syphilis to decreased use of condoms, substance abuse, use of the Internet to find sex partners, and HIV/AIDS treatment optimism. Back to other... Read more »
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