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Symptoms Of Syphilis In Males

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Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your response, indicating that you were confused about my question. Without regard to your opinion about my safe sex practices, the question I was asking was how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for clarifying your question. If you've been completely faithful to your partner for the last two years and recently tested positive for syphilis, you either have had syphilis for quite some time or you contracted it from your... Read more »

quick question re: syphilis

Dr. Feinberg,If a male acquired syphilis, would a chancre/lesion appear 100 of the time? Is it... Read more »

Syphilis

Hi, I am HIV+ Male aged 49, diagnosed for 25 years. Viral load undectectable, CD4 1498 (Dec 2012).... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Coalition Gets Grant to Attack Syphilis, Black Males a Target, 10 Groups Involved

On Friday, the Shelby County Syphilis Elimination Coalition announced plans to expand syphilis education, outreach, and testing efforts in a drive to reduce syphilis cases locally. The SCSEC efforts, funded with a five-year state Health Department... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

Heterosexual men who undergo medical circumcision can significantly reduce their risk of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Eye Syphilis Cases on the Rise in Epidemic

Ophthalmologists in Victoria are concerned about the growing number of men who are seeking treatment for syphilis-related eye infections. Fewer than 10 percent of people infected with syphilis develop symptoms in their eyes, causing redness, pain,... Read more »
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Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys,

I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... 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, and a... Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, Im a 34 year old hetrosexual male who had safe sex (or I
thought it was safe) with a promiscuous woman (yeah I know a
prostitute). After an incredible 1 minute in her, I took my
condom out in everything seemed fine. It wasnt broken so I
suspec... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »