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Symptoms Of Syphilis Chancre

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Concerned after syphilis treatment

I was infected with syphilis about a year ago. I had treatment at the time it was discovered, but I didn't go back for my second set of penicillin shots. I assumed it was gone, as the symptoms were gone. Later this year I find out that I still have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have allowed it to progress to what we term secondary or tertiary syphilis. I cannot diagnose the exact cause of your current "chancre," but it is concerning and warrants evaluation by your doctor without delay. There are other STDs associated... Read more »

RPR test results

Dr. Holodniy....My RPR labs presented as reactive with a low titre. I have been HIV positive for 9... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...their infection. Primary Stage The primary stage of syphilis is usually marked by the appearance of a single sore (called a chancre), but there may be multiple sores. The time between infection with syphilis and the start of the first symptom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

... What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be Read more »
The Body PRO

Growing Syphilis Epidemic Among HIV-Infected MSM in New York City

...misdiagnosed. Other symptoms that people had were subjective fever, inguinal lymphadenopathy, mouth ulcers, and then also missed chancres. Other analyses that we did were just to look at the resolution of the RPR by stage of diagnosis, so... Read more »
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small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...anything. Today, i have noticed a small reddish/pinkish slightly raised bump on my upper penis. Does this sound like the chancre sore? i don't know if i should be worried or not. Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it without noticing. ... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »