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Symptoms Of Syphilis Or Hiv

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High Syphilis Titers and HIV Coinfection

I tested positive for HIV in the early 1980s. I have been on HAART, and my HIV viral load is currently undetectable and my CD4 is in the 300-400 range. However, I contracted syphilis in the late 1990, and since then my syphilis titers have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...This likely not a false positive, and could represent adequately treated neurosyphilis in someone with HIV infection, or treatment failure. It doesn't sound like you are having any symptoms. Unfortunately it is very 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 »

HIV and syphilis

Please advise can having syphilis cause an HIV test to show positive?? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Analysis Provides New Look at Disproportionate Impact of HIV and Syphilis Among U.S. Gay and Bisexual Men

...analysis released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores the disproportionate impact of HIV and syphilis among gay and bisexual men in the United States. The data, presented at CDC's 2010 National STD Prevention... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...transmitted infections in HIV-infected men who have sex with men: prevalence, incidence, predictors, and screening strategies. AIDS Patient Care and STDs . 2008 Dec;22(12):947-54. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Work, Syphilis, and Seeking Treatment: An Opportunity for Intervention in HIV Prevention Programming in Karnataka, South India

... The objective of the current study was to measure the determinants of syphilis among female sex workers (FSWs) in the state of Karnataka, South India. In the context of a large-scale HIV prevention intervention, Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. I'm going to be talking about my poster today on the clinical presentation of syphilis in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in an urban clinic. 1 Lawrence Siegel, M.D., M.P.H. ... Read more »
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7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...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 »

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 »

Help me...someone please reply

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...got -ve in week 4, what are my chances of getting +ve in week 8 or 13? Can someone tell me if all these are just symptoms of syphilis or can it be HIV? Can 8 weeks test be conclusive? I'm so scared n waiting is killing me... Read more »

swollen lymph node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...although the fever had retreated, the lymph node has not. The doctor I went to see gave me some antibiotics and told me that Syphilis could be the cause of it as well. Please advise. Read more »