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Syphilis And Aids

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Syphilis and Aids

Someone previously had Syphilis in 1994. Can it reoccur now that that have Aids?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If the syphilis wasn't adequately treated in 1994 and if the person wasn't reexposed to syhphilis, then the original infection can persist, whether or not the person is HIV+.... Read more »

Syphilis and AIDS/HIV correlation

I was wondering what the relationship between syphilis and HIV/AIDS was if any? I heard that having... Read more »

AIDS/Syphilis connection?

could you please give your opinion on a possible AIDS/Syphilis connection. is AIDS simply Syphilis... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Program Offers Incentives for Syphilis, AIDS Tests: Concert Tickets Given to Those Who Get Checked

People at risk of getting AIDS or syphilis can obtain free tickets (worth $45 each) to see Patti LaBelle in concert in Louisville on Saturday if they undergo free tests for the diseases. Test for Tickets, which has been offered for a month, has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Preventative Campaign Launched for Syphilis and HIV/AIDS

Health officials in Maryland have launched a campaign to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and syphilis among residents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, particularly African Americans. Blacks comprise 90 percent of AIDS cases in Prince... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Detroit Free Press Profiles Case of Foster Parents Who Discovered Infant Had AIDS, Congenital Syphilis

The Detroit Free Press on Monday profiled the case of Oakland County, Mich., foster parents who discovered eight months after taking an infant girl into their home that she had AIDS. The girl's case is an "extreme example of a breakdown in... 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 concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »
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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 »

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 gone but i... 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 concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »

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 »