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Syphilis Outbreak

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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
...various cities and areas, including Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California, Miami, and New York City. In the recent outbreaks, high rates of HIV co-infection were documented, ranging from 20 percent to 70 percent. While the health... Read more »

RPR (SYPHILIS)

i got an RPR test...what is it and does it have anything to do with STDS?is this bad? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Syphilis Outbreaks Highlight Lack of Funds for Testing, Prevention

...those, four were HIV-positive. According to officials, 90 percent of the cases are in MSM. Last year, Ingham County declared a syphilis outbreak and eventually logged a total of 17 primary or secondary infections. Kent County has logged 11... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Management of a Syphilis Outbreak in Street Sex Workers in East London

...implement control measures more effectively. The novel intervention we describe has proved valuable in helping to control this syphilis outbreak." Back to other news for February 16, 2007 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lessons of Past Helping Curb Indiana Syphilis Outbreak

...infection," said Dr. Virginia Caine, a health department official. Officials added that lessons learned in the 1999 and 2000 syphilis outbreaks helped. In 1999, however, almost all of the patients were black and many were prostitutes. This year,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: MDs Warn of Syphilis Outbreak

...while gonorrhea climbed 40 percent. Paul MacPherson, infectious disease specialist at Ottawa Hospital'sGeneral campus, said the syphilis outbreak is mainly concentrated in the gaycommunity, often among those who are HIV-positive. The increase... Read more »
Connect With Others

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis and have had no herpes outbreaks and don't think I have any other STDs. Is testing even medically necessary? Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cases where you might have it without noticing. Question 2 - In order to test for Herpes 1 and 2, does it have to be during an outbreak.. or they just do a blood draw regardless of an outbreak? It's been more then 3 months since exposure, and I... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS

Posted by DUDE
...conversations with representatives of the CDC recently: 1) I participated in a research study that the CDC is doing regarding the recent syphilis outbreak in LA. I had to answer a series of questions, so at the end, I asked the researcher if she... Read more »

Latest from CDC re. Window

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with representatives of the CDC recently: 1) I participated in a research study that the CDC is doing regarding the recent syphilis outbreak in LA. I had to answer a series of questions, so at the end, I asked the researcher if she would answer... Read more »