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Is Syphilis Dangerous

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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
...if it stayed that way "in the end"???? (Hmm.. who says you don't have linguistic prowess?)Responding to your questions:Neurosyphilis can be tricky to diagnose; however, STD clinics and most physicians should be adept at knowing the specific tests... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »

Syphilis,HIV &HEP. C

I recently was diagnosed with Syphilis, HIV & Hep.C. The Syphilis was in the second stage from what... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Toronto Warns "Attack of the Syphilis"

..."Creature from the Black Lagoon," the AIDS Committee of Toronto is using a bit of humor to warn gay men about the dangers of syphilis. Headlined "Attack of the Cursed Syphilis," the movie poster take-off cautions, "It's lurking in the depths,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Rise in Syphilis, Cuts in Funding a Worry in Philadelphia

... Public health workers seeking to thwart the spread of STDs in Philadelphia are facing twin challenges: a sharp rise in syphilis, concurrent with a 34 percent reduction in state funding for city HIV prevention efforts. The lost money would have... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

... Until 1997, it seemed that syphilis rates were declining in Canada. However, since then, outbreaks of syphilis have been reported in every major Canadian urban centre. Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...first to observe changes within this community. Over the last several years, Northstar has been burdened with an epidemic of syphilis infections. This resurgence within our community is not unique to Chicago and is now common in most metropolitan... 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 two weeks. After the medication, my rash had... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody 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 Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs before doing anything, tho i know that... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all, To 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,... Read more »