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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
...cases were reported from 20 counties and 2 cities; and most P&S syphilis cases occurred in persons 20 to 39 years of age. The incidence of P&S syphilis was highest in women 20 to 24 years of age and in men 35 to 39 years of age. Reported cases of... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on Incidence of Early Syphilis in HIV-Infected Patients

...significantly increased in proportion to the years after the initiation of HAART (3.4-6.1 per 100 person-year, P for trend "Early syphilis incidence in HIV-infected patients increased in proportion to HAART duration," the authors concluded.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Incidence of Syphilis on the Rise

... Alberta Health officials are warning of an increase in syphilis incidence, including 202 infectious cases in 2006 -- a 41 percent increase from the 143 cases in 2005. The outbreak is demographically Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Carolina Health Officials Believe Syphilis Eradication Possible if Decreasing Incidence Trends Persist

...Syphilis incidence in North Carolina is at its lowest point in recorded history, and health officials believe they are "on the verge of virtually Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Despite Drop in Syphilis Cases Among Certain Groups, Overall Incidence Increases Due to Rise in Cases Among MSM

...on the East and West coasts. About 64% of new syphilis cases in 2004 occurred among MSM compared with 5% in 1999. Overall, syphilis incidence increased from 2.4 per 100,000 people in 1999 to 2.7 per 100,000 people in 2004. Among blacks,... Read more »
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Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...which data are available, 7,177 cases were reported, compared with 5,979 in 2000. "One would expect for the next few years for syphilis incidence to continue to rise," said Nicholas C. Grassly, one of the study's authors. Similar jumps in... Read more »

Unprotected Insertive Dipping and Reusing Condom..

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
...was cumming. I then pulled out and finished cumming outside but most of it occured in his ass. What is my HIV risk from this incidence? I am pretty upset at myself since I just tested NEG recently, on 11/07/09. Thank you in advance for your... Read more »

Nervous Wreck!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...got the courage to go to the Dr. and told her what happened and that I needed to be checked for all STD's. Everything except Syphilis came back negative. The Dr. told me she ran two tests of the HIV and Syphilis due to the nature of the incident.... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...yeast infection! I freak even more. I can't handle it anymore I test at 8 weeks, it comes back negitive for HIV, Hep B,C and Syphilis. Sso that would be 96 days from my Nov incident and 58 days from the Jan time. Encouraging right? While I am... Read more »