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Syphilis And Condoms

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and are sexually active, having mutually monogamous sex with an uninfected partner is the best way to prevent syphilis. Using condoms properly and consistently during sexual intercourse reduces the risk of getting syphilis.Washing or douching... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... 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

...that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of syphilis, as well as genital herpes and chancroid, only when the infected area or site... Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

... It has long been known that gay men account for most of the increase in syphilis numbers in Los Angeles. Recent data has shown that it's not just gay men, but HIV+ gay men that are being infected. Over 60% Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of syphilis, as well as genital herpes and chancroid, only when the infected area or site... Read more »
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Unprotected Insertive Dipping and Reusing Condom..

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
Hello to all! I haven't been on the site for some time. However, I had the following incident last night: After rimming another male's ass for a while, I proceeded to rub my penis outside his anus and dipped it inside twice for a few seconds before... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...also having a consistently dry throat. I am now past the 6 months window. I have done Hepatitis A,B and C tests all negative. Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, and Chylamadia All negative. Tuberculosis negative. I have had unprotected sex with wife who... Read more »

need some help

Posted by latino3
...out of this sore. Myself i had not gotten any sore of any kind that so far, but I ma afraid that I might been infected with syphilis and I have her to my girlfriend throught oral sex. What I am more worried about is that I read that HIV could be... Read more »

Questions I need answered

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative, this was apporx 6 weeks post exposure. I came back testing positive for Herpes 1 and 2, and am showing reactive to Syphilis. Further tests are being done to confirm Syphilis. I had syphilis 2 years ago in a "monogoumous" relationship.... Read more »