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Syphilis In Men

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Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has been administered to an HIV positive patient with syphilis as well? I'm a sex addict and have been infected with syphilis 3 times this year (I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...imperative.I'll repost below some information from the archives that addresses your concerns.Play safe.Dr. BobSyphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) April 8, 2008What is syphilis?Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Primary and Secondary Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States

...the epidemiology of primary and secondary syphilis in the United States and estimated the percentages of cases occurring among men who have sex with men (MSM). The authors reviewed US syphilis surveillance data from 1990 to 2003. They estimated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary and Secondary Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- New York City, 2001

...The New York City Department of Health and Mental Health (DOHMH) reports that cases of primary and secondary syphilis more than doubled in 2001, increasing from 117 cases in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is the treatment for syphilis? Will syphilis recur? How can syphilis be prevented? Where can I get more information? ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...decade, rates of syphilis have soared in Canada and other high-income countries. Syphilis outbreaks are common and ongoing among men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States and possibly elsewhere, rates of syphilis among MSM are so high... Read more »
Connect With Others

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...(http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2002/05/02/virginia-eugenics.htm ) Also during this period, the United States was involuntarily conducting SYPHILIS EXERIMENTS on BLACK MEN http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/health/may97/tuskegee_5-16.html ... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...encouraging to public health authorities who have worried that increasing syphilis infection, especially among gay and bisexual men, is a sign that people at high risk for HIV have grown complacent about practicing safe sex. Syphilis has been on... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is U.S government bio-weapon

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
...(http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2002/05/02/virginia-eugenics.htm ) Also during this period, the United States was involuntarily conducting SYPHILIS EXERIMENTS on BLACK MEN http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/health/may97/tuskegee_5-16.html ... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...jab i see few small red rash has appeared in my hand(arm) and thigh. This has made me scared. Now i'm wondering if the treatment has failed as I might have got coinfection with HIV. Can HIV coinfection make the syphilis treatment to fail. Did... Read more »