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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 »

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Bumpity BUMP BUMP....CDC window

Posted by Virgo, 3 Replies
I wanted to bump this up so the WW's who are new around here can take a looksey!!


http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/pmtct/Trainer%20Manual/Adobe/Module_6TM.pdf

Page 11, point #4

IT STATES:

"A negative result usually means that the person is not infected... Read more »

WHEN A BUMP IS JUST A BUMP!!!!

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
just wanted to point that out. since my 12 weeks negs on elisa and pcr i have stopped focusing so much on every little change or affliction in or on my body. do i still have "symptoms" and doubts? yes, but i am not focusing on it as much. some of... 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 concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »
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"Syphilis vs Herpes panic - does Zovirax work on Syphilis Chancres?"

Hi Erik, really hope you are able to help me because my resources are very limited where I am at the moment and I am in a massive panic.Background: I am a heterosexual male with genital herpes, 4-5 outbreaks per year. Tested negative for HIV /all...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'm sorry to hear that you're feeling panicked right now. Luckily it sounds like there's some good information in front of you, despite how hard it is to get a second opinion where you are!It sounds like you... Read more »

syphilis biopsy?

Is syphilis rash itchy? Is there a biopsy to determine if rash is due to syphilis?Can sysphilis be spread through casual contact. (ie., saliva as opposed to blood to blood or mucosa). Can it be spread through needlestick?...
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
Possibly, but unlikely itchy. Depending on the stage of disease, organisms could be present in skin and therefore seen by biopsy and spread by contact. It is theoritically possible that syphilis could be spread by needlestick because it can be... Read more »

syphilis from body massage

I went to a massage parlor and the asian lady that massaged me sat naked on my back/buttocks and grinded some. I finished with hand-job. I did not have sex or any penetration. 3 weeks later I notice a small red lesion in my skin on my extreme lower...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I regret I am not qualified to answer medical questions. My field is benefits and workplace issues. Please ask one of the medical experts on this panel.... Read more »

Syphilis From Surgery??

Great Site...My partner has finally found out that he has syphilis. He started to break out with spots on his hands,legs and raised bumps on his testicles. it started on his testicles. He got a very serious sore throat solid white tonsils. First he...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
It is common to double check a positive syphilis test with a second type of test. If the confirmatory test is positive, then it is really syphilis. Rashes of the sort you describe are most often part of secondary syphilis. This occurs months after... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Sexual Diseases Increasing in Rochester

A CDC report shows chlamydia and syphilis are on the rise in metropolitan Rochester. While the local gonorrhea rate has fallen to at least a five-year low, the STD remains more prevalent in the metro area, which includes Monroe, Livingston, Ontario,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data From 28 States Suggest Federal Syphilis Elimination Efforts Have Had Significant Impact on Syphilis Rates

In 1998, following a decade of declining syphilis rates, CDC provided the first funding for syphilis elimination to 25 states and three cities 1 with the highest remaining syphilis rates or with a high probability for a resurgence of the disease.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coverage of Antenatal Syphilis Screening and Predictors for Not Being Screened in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The authors conducted the current study to assess the syphilis control program in Mongolia and to measure the coverage of antenatal syphilis screening and identify factors related to women not being screened. The researchers reviewed antenatal care... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Dual Syphilis-HIV Cases on Rise in Cleveland, County -- New Syphilis Diagnoses Mostly Men Under 35

While new syphilis reports increased only slightly in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County in 2010, the number of people diagnosed with both HIV and syphilis is rising. Cuyahoga County recorded 159 new syphilis cases last year, just one case more than... Read more »