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Syphilis And Erectile Dysfunction

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symptoms on penis

hi dr. hiv positive person have any symptoms on his penis?plase reply.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...infections can grow under the foreskin on uncircumcized men. Kaposi's sarcoma (a type of tumor) can also grow on the penis. Erectile dysfunction can be caused by low testosterone (a hormone) in teh blood which is common in men with HIV... Read more »

erectile dysfunction drugs

Can erectile dysfunction drugs be used with a HIV therapy of Truvada, Norvir, and Reyataz? 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Syphilis Cases Drop Nearly 30 Percent

...STD risk. Next month, CDC and the National Institutes of Health are convening a national conference on the use and abuse of erectile dysfunction drugs and their relation to the spread of STDs. Back to other news for August 17, 2005 Search... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...sex is extremely low. It is much lower than for other types of unprotected sexual activity. However, other diseases such as syphilis can be transmitted through oral sex. What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? Syphilis can increase the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines "Increasing Correlation" Between Crystal Meth Use, HIV Spread Among MSM

...transmission, according to the Times . A recent CDC study based on San Francisco data showed that the use of both crystal meth and erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, have led to a "marked" increase in risky sexual behavior among MSM,... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...caffeine. If you smoke or drink alcohol, you should be aware that alcohol and nicotine can also promote the growth of yeast. Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually... Read more »
Connect With Others

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... 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 »

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 Read more »