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Syphilis And Skin Rash

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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
...treated, however, the infection moves to the secondary stage.Secondary SyphilisMost people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet, it may cover your whole... 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 »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...however, the infection moves to the secondary stage. Secondary Syphilis Most people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet, it may cover your whole body... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...treatment. However, if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage. Secondary Stage Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...sexually active at all is at risk for contracting syphilis. When an individual contracts syphilis, it often presents with a skin rash or some other elusive symptom, but it may also occur without any symptoms. Thus a blood test is often the only... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...However, if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage. Secondary Stage Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

unexplained reactive arthritis, would test be + ?

Posted by Shard
...oral, protected vaginal with a hooker. About 1 month after, I developed arthritis in one joint, which still persists and a skin rash on my scalp. I have been tested at 7 weeks for HIV with antibody blood work, and at 10 weeks with HIV rapidtest... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »