Does Bactrim Treat Syphilis

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Syphilis Treatment-Penicillin Allergy

I have recently tested positive for Syphillis - probably contracted in the past 6 - 8 months. I am also HIV+ for about 18 years. Otherwise healthy and doing well on meds with CD4 >600. For the longest time, I have been telling medical staff that I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...observation is an option. I generally would recommend desensitization if uncertain. Pencillin is the gold standard for syphilistreatment. Data with a tetracycline or ceftriaxone suggests a higher failure rate than with penicillin. KH Read more »

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

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