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Syphilis And Depression

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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...primary infection. General paresis causes symptoms similar to those of any dementia and of many psychiatric illnesses such as depression and paranoia. Tabes dorsalis is associated with a triad of symptoms (lightning pains, dysuria, and ataxia)... Read more »

HIV, Syphlis & Depression

I have recently been diagnosed with HIV & Syphlis. I have gone through the 3 shots but still have... 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...kidneys. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

... What Is Depression? Is Depression Important? What Are the Signs of Depression? What Causes Depression? Treatment for Depression The Bottom Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary and Secondary Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- New York City, 2001

...factors including treatment optimism, prevention burnout, misperceptions of risk, and the impact of other health problems such as depression and substance abuse. DOHMH is acting to increase access to testing, expand partnerships with... Read more »
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possible infection

Posted by ubuntu, 1 Reply
...and lightheaded. It went on for weeks. I also had hard time urinating. The doctor treated me with antibiotics due to gonnorhea/syphilis. After a week due to my paranoia i got tested with hiv and result came out negative. After a month i got... Read more »

hi!!

Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... 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 »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs before doing anything, tho i know that... Read more »