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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...eruptions, and erythema multiforme; in HIV-infected individuals taking ART, it has been misdiagnosed as an antiretroviral drug reaction. In general, "infectious syphilis" refers to the primary and secondary stages because syphilitic chancres,... Read more »

Syphilis Treatment-Penicillin Allergy

I have recently tested positive for Syphillis - probably contracted in the past 6 - 8 months. I am... Read more »

RPR VS. CFS Syphilis/HIV Coinfection

Dear Doc,I have been positive for about ten years now. I was tested in August 08 for all my regular... Read more »
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Secondary Syphilis and Abacavir Hypersensitivity Reaction

... Secondary Syphilis and Abacavir Hypersensitivity Reaction (Poster 482) Authored by C. Kutler, E. Birenbaum, B. Koll, D. Mildvan, S. Yancovitz, Beth Israel Medical Ctr. New York, NY Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...is considering using a CCR5 blocker. HLA B*5701 Test (See fact sheet 416 ): Shows if you are likely to have an allergic reaction to taking abacavir. It is found in Ziagen, Trizivir, Epzicom, and Kivexa. Testosterone levels: Low levels can... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...creates antibodies to that virus. HIV antibody tests do not measure or detect the virus itself but instead look for your body's reaction to the virus -- the presence of antibodies to HIV. ELISA The ELISA (also sometimes called EIA) is often... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...sex is extremely low. It is much lower than for other types of unprotected sexual activity. However, other diseases such as syphilis can be transmitted through oral sex. What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? Syphilis can increase the... 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 »