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Gonorrhea And Syphilis Rates By City

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table: Gonorrhea and Syphilis Rates by City

Gonorrhea Rate by City    Syphilis Rate by City No. City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population   No. City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population  1. Baltimore, Md. 6,124 948.6   1. Indianapolis, In. 407... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released by CDC on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: St. Louis Leads the Nation in Rates of Gonorrhea

St. Louis leads the nation in rates of gonorrhea and ranks second in chlamydia and fifth in syphilis, a CDC report released yesterday showed. Last year, 2,440 gonorrhea cases were reported in St. Louis, a rate of 734 cases per 100,000 people. Fewer... Read more »
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Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey MW,You went into a store to grab a paper and wound up with an unknown throbbing tallywhacker tickling your tonsils? Hmm. I shutter to think what happens to you when you go out for weekly grocery shopping!?!I'll reprint below some... Read more »

Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your response, indicating that you were confused about my question. Without regard to your opinion about my safe sex practices, the question I was asking was how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for clarifying your question. If you've been completely faithful to your partner for the last two years and recently tested positive for syphilis, you either have had syphilis for quite some time or you contracted it from your... 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 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 »

HIV+ or Hepatitis or Syphilis or Chalmydia or Gonorrihea or all of them :(

Hello Doctor Bob How are u? I am sexually active heterosexual man but WITH protection. Over the last 2 years I have had sex with around 100 high risk CSWs and multiple encounters with each (maximum around 14 with a girl). Four weeks ago I performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've had sex up to 14 ties with 100 high-risk sex workers over the past two years? WOWZA! Maybe we should check your dose of Cialis. I can't imagine what the expense line of your annual budget might be for your extracurricular... Read more »
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Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

NEW YORK STATE or CITY LABS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK STATE'S OFFICIAL POSITION: 12 weeks is all you need to be certain (unlike Rick Sowadsky's contention). 12 weeks if and only if: you don't have an intervening HIV exposure risk, AND if you test at a NY STATE or CITY site using their 2nd... Read more »

CDC infection rates estimate.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The CDC estimates that half the gay population is infected with hiv. The question is how do they know they are if they have not tested?

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