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Having Syphilis And Dating

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about syphilis

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
...routinely screen for syphilis (particularly in an HIVer!).2. He had some extracurricular unsafe activities outside his primary relationship.Dr. BobSyphilis March 19, 2009OverviewSyphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that... 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 »

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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

... What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? How does syphilis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data From 28 States Suggest Federal Syphilis Elimination Efforts Have Had Significant Impact on Syphilis Rates

...given year, the greater the decline in syphilis rates in subsequent years. While this type of analysis cannot confirm a causal relationship between syphilis elimination funding and declining syphilis rates, the results suggest that such funding... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...too. People tend to forget that. You know, if somebody's walking around with a very virulent strain of gonorrhea or undetected syphilis, for an immunocompromised person, this can be potentially a problematic situation. David Salyer: I agree... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, is to abstain from sexual contact or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected. Avoiding alcohol and drug use may... Read more »
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small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs Read more »

When is it right to tell someone your dating

Posted by PondersLife, 6 Replies
...Hi Guys!! I would like to find out everyone's opinion on when is a good time to tell someone who your dating and/or interested in..I have been single now for 7 years, since I found out I'm +, recently I've started going back out to the Read more »

Dont know if you remember me

Posted by Anonymous
...and I was the bottom. Aug. 5th, my results came in. HIV negative, but showed positive for Herpes 1 & 2, and reactive to Syphilis. My HIV test was 38 days post exposure. I do not know the status of my partner, as he states "I'm Clean". Now,... 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 »