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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Listeriosis

...should you do if you've eaten a food recalled because of Listeria contamination? Can listeriosis be treated? What is the government doing about listeriosis? What is listeriosis? Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes , has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily persons of...
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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
...trying to develop other diagnostic tests for detecting infection in babies.More about NIAID Research on SyphilisCauseSyphilis is caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum.TransmissionThe most common way to get syphilis is by having sexual... 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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...trying to develop other diagnostic tests for detecting infection in babies.More about NIAID Research on SyphilisCauseSyphilis is caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum.TransmissionThe most common way to get syphilis is by having sexual... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has been administered to an HIV positive patient with syphilis as well? I'm a sex addict and have been infected with syphilis 3 times this year (I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobSyphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) April 8, 2008What is syphilis?Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It has often been called "the great imitator" because so many of the signs... Read more »

Not HIV but what if?

Dr. Bob,I know this isn't a HIV question, but you're the man! Can Neuro-Syphillis be detected with the regular blood test for syphillis or there another way to detect for this form of syphillis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection and syphilis are linked. Syphilis increases the risk of transmitting as well as getting infected with HIV.CauseSyphilis is caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum.TransmissionThe most common way to get syphilis is by having... Read more »
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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...Pneumonia? Pneumonia and HIV Conclusion What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia refers to any inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by a germ (infection). It can involve both lungs, one lung, or one part of a lung. Pneumonia often requires... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B. Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...MAC disease. Up to 50% of people with AIDS may develop MAC, especially if their CD4 cell count is below 50. MAC almost never causes disease in people with more than 100 CD4 cells. How Do I Know if I Have MAC? The symptoms of MAC can include... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...bind active sites of the entities destroying them. The devices are completely non-toxic. However, they put stress on the liver causing hepatomegaly, but there is no loss of liver function. ... Read more »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...disease. However, a damaged or weakened immune system, as can be the case in HIV disease, makes it easier for Candida to grow and cause disease. Certain drugs can alter the natural organisms in the mouth, which can then promote the growth of... Read more »

tabacco?

Posted by Anonymous
...DNA, in effect hijacking its cellular machinery, and fooling the plant to produce new proteins. In the wild these proteins cause tumours that kill the plant. But in the laboratory, the bacterium is made safe and doctored with different genes... Read more »

what is it

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I took a elisa test at 10 weeks after an risky encounter and it was neg now 16 weeks i have got impetago on my face is this HIV related or has anyone heard of impetago part of HIV. Read more »