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Syphilis In Males

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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
...percent.There also was a dramatic change in which groups the disease affects the most. An increase of primary and secondary syphilis in males has driven the overall rate increase for the U.S. to 54 percent from 2002 to 2006. Between 2005 and... 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

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...man's risk of acquiring HIV infection through heterosexual intercourse by more than 50 percent. "Medically supervised adult male circumcision is a scientifically proven method for reducing a man's risk of acquiring HIV infection through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Coalition Gets Grant to Attack Syphilis, Black Males a Target, 10 Groups Involved

... On Friday, the Shelby County Syphilis Elimination Coalition announced plans to expand syphilis education, outreach, and testing efforts in a drive to reduce syphilis Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...percent. There also was a dramatic change in which groups the disease affects the most. An increase of primary and secondary syphilis in males has driven the overall rate increase for the U.S. to 54 percent from 2002 to 2006. Between 2005 and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequent Testing of Highly Sexually Active Gay Men Is Required to Control Syphilis

...increasing substantially. The authors developed an individual-based mathematical model describing syphilis transmission in a gay male population. They then used that model to simulate the anticipated relative impact of several screening and... Read more »
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Unprotected Insertive Dipping and Reusing Condom..

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...hello- i'm new to the forum but here goes: i am a 43 yo male I woke up sunday morning with a bruised penis - black/blue/purple about the size of a quarter - with a red bump in the middle Read more »