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Syphilis Chancre Topical Cream

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...get infected with HIV through oral sex. The risk is not zero. The risk of HIV infection through oral sex is extremely low. It is much lower than for other types of unprotected sexual activity. However, other diseases such as syphilis can be transmitted through oral sex. What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? Syphilis can increase the risk of transmitting HIV. People with syphilis have a higher than average chance of being infected...
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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
...stages that sometimes overlap.Primary SyphilisThe first symptom of primary syphilis is often a small, round, firm ulcer called a chancre ("shanker") at the place where the bacteria entered your body. This place is usually the penis, vulva, or... Read more »

Concerned after syphilis treatment

I was infected with syphilis about a year ago. I had treatment at the time it was discovered, but I didn't go back for my second set of penicillin shots. I assumed it was gone, as the symptoms were gone. Later this year I find out that I still have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have allowed it to progress to what we term secondary or tertiary syphilis. I cannot diagnose the exact cause of your current "chancre," but it is concerning and warrants evaluation by your doctor without delay. There are other STDs associated... Read more »

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
...stages that sometimes overlap.Primary SyphilisThe first symptom of primary syphilis is often a small, round, firm ulcer called a chancre ("shanker") at the place where the bacteria entered your body. This place is usually the penis, vulva, or... 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
...in the butt). From your description, I would assume you have primary syphilis. The sore on the tip of the penis (non-painful chancre) will resolve slowly over the next one to two weeks, depending on the severity of the sore. You will need... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...caffeine. If you smoke or drink alcohol, you should be aware that alcohol and nicotine can also promote the growth of yeast. Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...women, it has possible severe side effects, including kidney toxicity and anemia. Side Effects Topical Treatments Topical creams and ointments may cause mild burning. Some people are highly sensitive and may have a widespread skin... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...safe." If you don't, you could be exposed to other sexually transmitted infections such as herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), or syphilis. If you already have HIV, these diseases can be more serious. Choosing a sex partner based on their HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...than these activities, but it isnot risk-free. It is also possible to get other sexually-transmitteddiseases (STDs), such as syphilis, herpes, and gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... 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 »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...anything. Today, i have noticed a small reddish/pinkish slightly raised bump on my upper penis. Does this sound like the chancre sore? i don't know if i should be worried or not. 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 »