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Penicillin And Std

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cure for an std

i have had syphilis for about 2 years and i just started noticeing symptoms iwas just wondering how long it would take to cure the infection and what they do to me to cure me....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Penicillin is what you need. If you are allergic, there are alternatives. Get help and treatment right away. DW... Read more »

AIDS combined with another STD

What will the affect of syphillis have on a person with a very low T- cell count? What Kind of... Read more »

How do I anonymously tell a partner I may have exposed him to an STD??? (INSPOT.ORG)

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!! I did something stupid and now I've got syphlis!!!! I'm still waiting... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Apologizes to Guatemalans for 1940s STD Experiment

Guatemala reacted with shock to Friday's revelation that that US scientists infected Guatemalan prisoners, soldiers and sex workers with STDs in the name of public health research in the 1940s. "These should be considered crimes against humanity,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Infected Guatemalans for STD Tests

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, together with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday issued a joint apology for medical experiments the US government conducted in the 1940s in which Guatemalan prisoners,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Plague Busters: Finding New Syphilis Intervention Strategies

Why worry over syphilis, a centuries-old scourge that is easily treated with penicillin? Syphilis boosts the chances of giving or getting HIV by up to five times, and HIV is much tougher to treat and impossible to cure. A rise in syphilis raises the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
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hiv and other std stuff

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. Im a 37 yr old gay male from Argentina. I was diagnosed as hiv+ almost a year ago. Fortunately my clinical status is fine and I dont need treatment yet. As soon as I was diagnosed, my doctor indicated a series of lab routines, and VDRL... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?

Posted by Anonymous
Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?...

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