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Syphilis Rapid Test Kit

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quick question re: syphilis

Dr. Feinberg,If a male acquired syphilis, would a chancre/lesion appear 100 of the time? Is it possible to acquire it but not have this lesion/chancre appear as the initial symptom?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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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 »

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 »
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Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...what's the big deal with a little syphilis? The problem is, for positive guys, syphilis infection can become a big deal really quickly. Syphilis causes a significant increase in viral load and a significant decrease in CD4 cell counts. That... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cal State-Long Beach Gets Grant to Study Faster HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis C Tests

...on Drug Abuse recently awarded California State University-Long Beach a four-year, $1.7 million grant to study experimental rapid tests for HIV, hepatitis C, and syphilis. The project will assess the accuracy and acceptability of the tests among... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...different in that it uses a microscope. It can be faster than a WB, so the few labs that use it can get results to the patient more quickly. Rapid Tests for HIV Rapid testing for HIV has become one of the most prominent ways that people... Read more »
The Body PRO

Growing Syphilis Epidemic Among HIV-Infected MSM in New York City

...patients somehow presented earlier with their syphilis symptoms and we just missed it. In addition, we were going to look at RPR [(rapid plasma regain) titer] responses after treatment to see if people are responding to treatment and if there... Read more »
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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 »

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,... Read more »