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Syphilis In The Brain

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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
...unseen in infants and they develop the symptoms of late-stage syphilis, including damage to their bones, teeth, eyes, ears, and brains.HIV InfectionSomeone who is infected with syphilis is two to five times more likely to acquire HIV infection if... 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 »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...blood stream. From there, in a matter of hours or a few days, treponemes can quickly spread throughout the body and reach the brain. Primary Syphilis In early stages of syphilis a sore can appear on the penis or in the rectum or, in women, on... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...unseen in infants and they develop the symptoms of late-stage syphilis, including damage to their bones, teeth, eyes, ears, and brains. HIV Infection Someone who is infected with syphilis is two to five times more likely to acquire HIV... Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...have severe consequences to your long-term health. And if syphilis goes untreated in positive guys, the negative consequences (brain damage, heart damage, nervous system damage, vision loss) can start to happen in as little as one year, as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...was first acquired. In the late stages of syphilis, the disease may subsequently damage the internal organs, including the brain, nerves, eyes, heart, blood vessels, liver, bones, and joints. Signs and symptoms of the late stage of syphilis... Read more »
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Posted by southerncharm, 2 Replies
I have been on this site since august when i first found out about my diagnosis. I have gotten some sound advice and been able to talk to me ear off when needed, but today was different. It didn't make me angry just said. Its important for me that... 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 »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody knows how 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 Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got 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... Read more »