How Common Is Syphilis
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation"the great imitator" because so many of the signs and symptoms are indistinguishable from those of other diseases.How common is syphilis?In the United States, health officials reported over 36,000 cases of syphilis in 2006, including 9,756... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello 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 »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIt depends on which blood test for syphilis was done. If an FTA was done, it will always be positive if you ever had syphilis at any time, whether you were treated for it or not. If an RPR was done, it will be positive if you have syphilis that... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineThe two are both very treatable diseases, if that is what you mean. Rarely syphilis will cause hepatitis by itself, but more commonly people have both, because of shared risk factors. If you treat the syphilis, then the syphilitic hepatitis will... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAnybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi Guys,
I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousRise 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 »
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