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Hiv Compared To Syphilis

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HIV syphilis and oral sex

Please help! I am terrified! I performed oral sex on someone who contacted me three weeks later and told me that he had tested positive for syphilis. After going to get tested, he leveled with me and told me that he also tested positive for HIV. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Syphilis is much more easily transmitted and acquired than HIV. Having syphilis concurrently with HIV can increase the HIV-transmission risk. Syphilis, like other STDs, can also increase the Read more »

HIV and syphilis

Please advise can having syphilis cause an HIV test to show positive?? Read more »

Syphilis and HIV

I was diagnosed with HIV and syphilis. My CD count is 795 and VL 1000. My doctor prescribed Ciploxx... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Analysis Provides New Look at Disproportionate Impact of HIV and Syphilis Among U.S. Gay and Bisexual Men

...health disparities are between this and other populations," said Kevin Fenton, M.D., director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. "It is clear that we will not be able to stop the U.S. HIV epidemic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazilian Government Launches Program to Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...serious complications in HIV positive people. Hepatitis related to syphilis seems to have been uncommon in the time before AIDS. However, one recent study has reported relatively high rates of this problem in people co-infected with HIV and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HAART Improves Syphilis Serologic Response Rates in HIV Patients

... New research indicates that in patients co-infected with HIV, highly active antiretroviral therapy reduces syphilis serologic failure rates. "Syphilis and [HIV] frequently coexist in patients, Read more »
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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 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 »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...have worried that increasing syphilis infection, especially among gay and bisexual men, is a sign that people at high risk for HIV have grown complacent about practicing safe sex. Syphilis has been on the rise in the United States since 2000,... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...All patients who have syphilis should be tested for HIV infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. Read more »