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syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indistinguishable from those of other diseases.How common is syphilis?In the United States, health officials reported over 36,000 cases of syphilis in 2006, including 9,756 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis. In 2006, half of all P&S... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

Syphilis positive for 10 years

For the past 10 years I have had a positive Syphilis test but the first doctor that did it told me... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virginia Responds to Three-Year Resurgence in Syphilis Cases

... Prompted by more than a two-fold increase in syphilis cases over the last three years, Virginia health officials on Monday kicked off an education campaign to increase awareness about the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Syphilis Cases Soar 10 Years After Doctors Thought It Had Been Beaten

...top of 39 percent between 2003 and 2004, is partly attributed to unprotected gay sex, HPA experts said. Sixty percent of male cases last year -- or 1,445 new cases -- were gay, up from 20 in 1996. Cases have increased among heterosexual men, up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Syphilis Cases Rise for First Time in 11 Years

...New syphilis cases rose in 2001 for the first time in 11 years, with large increases among gay men outpacing continued declines among blacks and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Syphilis Cases in United States Rose 12% in 2002; Second Year of Increase, CDC Report Says

...The number of syphilis cases reported in the United States increased more than 12% from 2001 to 2002, marking the second straight year of an increase in the Read more »
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Posted by southerncharm, 2 Replies
...Some people are scared, confused, and uniformed. I am not ready to go to a support group and I haven't been doing this for years. I am scared that I might die, and I don't think that I should be called stupid or a liar because I'm scared. I... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...incidence of the disease was at its lowest in six decades. In 2003, the most recent year for which data are available, 7,177 cases were reported, compared with 5,979 in 2000. "One would expect for the next few years for syphilis incidence to... Read more »

Exposed to a POZ man, 15 days later...

Posted by Panicman, 2 Replies
...weeks since the encounter and as it stands right now I'm still ok. I went to get an STD test done. Gonoreha, Chlamydia, and Syphilis. The Gonoreha and Chlamydia test came back negative, very happy about that. They told me it would be a week or... Read more »

By Marie Szaniszlo

Posted by Anonymous
...Boston now has one of the nation's > highest syphilis rates, according to federal statistics. > > At least > 69 cases, or > 11.5 per 100,000 people, > were reported last year, giving the city the > sixth highest rate in the... Read more »