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Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your response, indicating that you were confused about my question. Without regard to your opinion about my safe sex practices, the question I was asking was how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for clarifying your question. If you've been completely faithful to your partner for the last two years and recently tested positive for syphilis, you either have had syphilis for quite some time or you contracted it from your... Read more »

Syphilis titers

Hello, back in November of 2010 I notice I had dark spots on my palms of hands and feet, I noticed... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Circuit Party Becomes Catalyst for Syphilis Prevention Efforts

Gay men from across the country will converge on Palm Springs April 17-21 for the annual White Party, a premier destination on the gay party circuit. That has California health officials worried that an outbreak of syphilis among men who have sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chicago: Syphilis Cases on Rise Among Local Gay Men

Chicago health officials are reporting an increase in syphilis cases among gay men -- 170 cases last year, compared with 44 in 2000. The cases are concentrated primarily in Lake View, Uptown and Rogers Park. "Each patient with syphilis is a person... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Washoe County, Nev.: Syphilis, HIV Outbreaks Linked

This article was reported by Mynews4.com and KRNV . Mynews4.com and KRNV reported that Washoe County, Nev., recorded a 32-case outbreak of primary syphilis in 2013, with highest incidence occurring among men who had sex with men (MSM). Jennifer... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »
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7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all,

To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning.

My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a... 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 gone but i... 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 concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »

Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys,

I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... Read more »