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Syphilis Rash Affecting Hands And Feet

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet, it may cover your whole body or appear only in a few areas. The rash appears 2 to 10 weeks after the chancre,... 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 »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet, it may cover your whole body or appear only in a few areas. The rash appears 2 to 10 weeks after the chancre,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...of secondary syphilis may appear as rough, red, or reddish brown spots both on the palms of the hands and the bottoms of the feet. However, rashes with a different appearance may occur on other parts of the body, sometimes resembling rashes... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...symptoms: rash joint pain flu-like symptoms headache The rash began on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet but later spread to his torso. A physical exam revealed that he had swollen lymph nodes in his neck. Laboratory... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...The skin rash can begin on the trunk but may also appear anywhere else, including on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. If the rash affects a hairy area, temporary patchy hair loss can occur. For instance, thinning of the eyebrows,... Read more »
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Is it possible?

Posted by scared2Bpos, 5 Replies
...of unknown status. Lately I have been feeling alot of weird symptoms. I get these "electric shock" feelings in my hands and feet. I get dizzy and I still have this damn sore throat and cough. And my body twitches and jerks alot. Especially when... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 still had tinglish feeling and muscle and joints pain on a off. I had my... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a neurologist since the pain in my hands and feet remians, and the obvious inflammation that is easy to see with the naked eye along with all the other... 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 Read more »