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How To Treat Syphilis When You Are Hiv Positive

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High Syphilis Titers and HIV Coinfection

I tested positive for HIV in the early 1980s. I have been on HAART, and my HIV viral load is currently undetectable and my CD4 is in the 300-400 range. However, I contracted syphilis in the late 1990, and since then my syphilis titers have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...This likely not a false positive, and could represent adequately treated neurosyphilis in someone with HIV infection, or treatment failure. It doesn't sound like you are having any symptoms. Unfortunately it is very Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

... Because syphilis is sexually transmitted, it is common for HIV and syphilis co-infection to occur, particular among men who have sex (MSM). Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Rate of Syphilis Cases on the Rise

... Barely halfway through 2010, the 40 syphilis cases logged by Salt Lake County health officials have topped the 2009 total of 37, putting the county on track to double its Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

... It has long been known that gay men account for most of the increase in syphilis numbers in Los Angeles. Recent data has shown that it's not just gay men, but HIV+ gay men that are being infected. Over 60% Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increasing Detection of Asymptomatic Syphilis in HIV Patients

... Noting that new syphilis diagnoses in London were mainly in men who have sex with men, many of whom also had HIV, researchers at Chelsea and Westminster 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 »

navy testing

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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 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 »