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Syphilis Chancre Sores And Tea Tree Oil

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common...
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about syphilis

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
...BobSyphilis March 19, 2009OverviewSyphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to more serious stages of infection, including blindness and nerve... 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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobSyphilis March 19, 2009OverviewSyphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to more serious stages of infection, including blindness and nerve... Read more »

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
...with men (MSM).How do people get syphilis?Syphilis is passed from person to person through direct contact with a syphilis sore. Sores occur mainly on the external genitals, vagina, anus, or in the rectum. Sores also can occur on the lips and in... Read more »

Chancre, I think.

My husband has an open area on his penis, close to the base that is not painful and he won't go to the doctor. Is it an STD or can other conditions cause this?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...November 14, 2006OverviewSyphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection (STI) that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, these ulcers can then lead to more serious symptoms of infection.An ancient disease, syphilis is... Read more »
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Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

... Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tea Tree Oil Looks Promising Against Oral Fungus

...increases the risk of the fungus becoming resistant to these drugs. Now there appears to be a plant-based extract, commonly called tea tree oil (Melaleuca), that may hold some promise against oral fungal infections in some people with AIDS.... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Garlic has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. However, it can interfere with protease inhibitor drugs. Gargle with tea tree oil diluted in water. Take lactobacillus (acidophilus) capsules or eat yogurt with this bacteria. Make sure... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...there is some risk for the active partner in anal or vaginal sex. It's possible for HIV to enter the penis through any open sores, through the moist lining of the opening of the penis, or through the cells in the mucous membrane in the foreskin... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i... Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...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 doesn't mean he wasn't infected with... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 without noticing. ... 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 »