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Hiv And Syphilis In Brain

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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
...unseen in infants and they develop the symptoms of late-stage syphilis, including damage to their bones, teeth, eyes, ears, and brains.HIV InfectionSomeone who is infected with syphilis is two to five times more likely to acquire HIV infection if... Read more »

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... 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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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...just like HIV. From there, in a matter of hours or a few days, treponemes can quickly spread throughout the body and reach the brain, heart and other vital organ-systems. Initial symptoms of syphilis, particularly if sores or lesions are inside... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...unseen in infants and they develop the symptoms of late-stage syphilis, including damage to their bones, teeth, eyes, ears, and brains. HIV Infection Someone who is infected with syphilis is two to five times more likely to acquire HIV... Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...have severe consequences to your long-term health. And if syphilis goes untreated in positive guys, the negative consequences (brain damage, heart damage, nervous system damage, vision loss) can start to happen in as little as one year, as... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...Treponemes, the germs that cause syphilis, are notorious for attacking many organ-systems throughout the body, including the brain, skin, lungs and heart. In cases of HIV co-infection, syphilis seems to grow worse quickly and treponemes spread... Read more »
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I have been on this site since august when i first found out about my diagnosis. I have gotten some sound advice and been able to talk to me ear off when needed, but today was different. It didn't make me angry just said. Its important for me that... Read more »

Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking. that is such a shameful thing to do. i 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 »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a... Read more »