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Symptoms Of Advanced Syphilis

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HIV syphilis and oral sex

Please help! I am terrified! I performed oral sex on someone who contacted me three weeks later and told me that he had tested positive for syphilis. After going to get tested, he leveled with me and told me that he also tested positive for HIV. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Syphilis is much more easily transmitted and acquired than HIV. Having syphilis concurrently with HIV can increase the HIV-transmission 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 and other STDs

Dear Doctor,I have been HIV+ for over a decade, but only started meds around a year ago. UD and CD4... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HAART Improves Syphilis Serologic Response Rates in HIV Patients

...of macrolides, chiefly azithromycin. "Given that syphilis serological failures and neurosyphilis occur in patients with more advanced immunosuppression, immune reconstitution using [HAART] appears to be a reasonable additional intervention to try... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Syphilis on Rise Among Men With Same-Sex Partners

..."Prevention does work, and the reductions over the last 10 years among women and the heterosexual community are an important advance," said Wong. "We are making progress. But syphilis is still around and there's still work to be done." Back to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...have to be put through a confirmatory test. The most common type of rapid test currently in use in Callifornia is the OraQuick Advance. The availability of rapid tests varies by city. Some testing locations in California charge for this type of... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

OI Update: Syphilis

...antiretroviral therapies that include at least one protease inhibitor, these infections continue to exact a high toll on individuals with advanced HIV disease. Although OI rates began to drop before the advent of the protease inhibitors -- thanks... Read more »
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Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »