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Syphilis And Lesions

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Syphilis RPR

Dear Sir, I had treatment for syphilis 4 months ago. My recent RPR test is 1:1 +, and the TPPA is 1:1200.Does it mean that the treatment works ?Can I have sex and will I infect my partner even using condom ?
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
...a condom after appropriate treatment if your disease was limited to the genital area. However, some people can have syphilis lesions in the oral cavity (depending on the extent of disease) and pass on disease through oral sex. Read more »

Syphilis RPR

Dear Dr. Holodniy,My prior RPR result was 1:8 + , and the treatment I got was Doxycycline hyclate... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Rate of Syphilis Cases on the Rise

...there," said Lynn Beltran, head of STD programs for the department. Beltran also is concerned that the presence of syphilis lesions can increase the risk of HIV transmission among those who have unprotected sex. Syphilis has "permeated" networks... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Madagascar’s Ticking HIV Time Bomb

...percent of sexually active adults in Fort Dauphin may have syphilis. Health officials are concerned that untreated syphilis lesions could facilitate HIV infection. Hemmed in by mountains, Fort Dauphin was long one of the most isolated towns on... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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

...throughout the body and reach the brain, heart and other vital organ-systems. Initial symptoms of syphilis, particularly if sores or lesions are inside the genitals or rectum, may go unnoticed, so regular medical checkups and laboratory testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis Outbreak Unabated in New York City

...early latent case is someone who no longer exhibits the obvious physical symptoms of primary and secondary syphilis such as lesions on the penis, vagina, or anus or in the mouth and later a rash anywhere on the body. Early latent cases of... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN... Read more »

STD VS. HIV

Posted by mental_case, 2 Replies
...than hiv? Why is this the case? Most STDs are easier to contract than HIV. With syphilis and herpes, you have open genital lesions full of infectious particles (bacteria in the case of syphilis, virus in the case of herpes) which can infect... Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »