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Could Syphilis Cause Delayed Seroconversion

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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
...Therefore, if you are pregnant, you should be tested for syphilis.Untreated babies with congenital syphilis can have deformities, delays in development, or seizures, along with many other problems such as rash, fever, swollen liver and spleen,... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...Therefore, if you are pregnant, you should be tested for syphilis. Untreated babies with congenital syphilis can have deformities, delays in development, or seizures, along with many other problems such as rash, fever, swollen liver and spleen,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...not treated immediately, the baby may develop serious problems within a few weeks. Untreated babies may become developmentally delayed, have seizures, or die. How is syphilis diagnosed? Some health care providers can diagnose... Read more »
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Growing Syphilis Epidemic Among HIV-Infected MSM in New York City

...resolution of the RPR by stage of diagnosis, so whether you had early syphilis, any stage, you were no more likely to have a delayed resolution of your RPR. The people who did have delayed were the late latents. In terms of treatment, for any... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...trained medical professionals in an outpatient setting (intervention group); and 1,709 received medical circumcision after a delay of 24 months (control group). The researchers evaluated the volunteers at six, 12 and 24 months for HSV-2 and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was just wondering, If i had co-infection of Syphilis & HIV, will the formation of syphilis anti-body delay in the formation on anti-body for HIV. As my test results came out +ve for VDRL but -ve for HIV in week 5. Would like to know Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be interpreted in the usual manner for... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be interpreted in the usual manner... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in week 5. Doctor confirmed it as syphilis and gave me my first penicillin jab and some medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had... Read more »