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How Does Syphilis Spread

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TPAH

DR.DR.JOSEPH THANXS FOR YOUR RESPOND TO ME BEFORE BUT MY QUATION IS MY HUSBAND AND ME WE DO THE TEST FOR HIV, WE ARTE NEGTIVE BUT MY HUSBAND FOUND THAT TPAH , IS POSTIVE AND WHEN I DO THAT TEST I AM NEGTIVE OF TPAH . SO I M SURPRISED HOW COME THAT...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Syphilis can be spread by coming into contact with a person who has "active" lesions. A person with syphilis is most infectious early on in the course Read more »

TPAH

DR.DR.JOSEPH THANXS FOR YOUR RESPOND TO ME BEFORE BUT MY QUATION IS MY HUSBAND AND ME WE DO THE... 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

Texas: Syphilis Can Help Spread HIV; New Campaign Designed to Raise Public Awareness

...County health officials are launching a new educational campaign aimed at making area residents aware of the connection between syphilis and HIV/AIDS. Harris County reported a decline in new syphilis cases in the last two years. Even so,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Idaho: Syphilis Outbreak Spreads Across Treasure Valley

...Health officials announced Friday that the largest known outbreak of syphilis in state history is spreading across southwestern Idaho, especially among young Hispanics. Southwest District Health, which serves the region, has confirmed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City, Mo., Health Department Launches Campaign to Reduce Spread of Syphilis Among MSM

... The Kansas City, Mo., Health Department has launched a social marketing campaign to reduce the spread of syphilis in the city, which recently experienced "a sharp" increase in the number of cases of the disease, particularly among men who Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vermont Department of Health Announces Increase in Syphilis Cases, Could Contribute to Spread of HIV

...Vermont (Barre Montpelier Times Argus , 1/3). "The key here is that this infection has found its way into Vermont, and it's being spread among sexually active [MSM] here in Vermont," Lohff said. Hannah Hauser -- co-director of health and... 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 Read more »

Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...November to see if I should get tested for anything and the nurse said that you dont have to worry about clamydia/gonorhea or syphilis because she said I would have known by now. The girl said she is clean and said I could go to the doctor with... 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 »

STD & HIV?

Posted by bura, 1 Reply
...an exposure? Also is it possible to get std's but not hiv?I had an unprotected oral and protected sex....how does this std's spread? Read more »