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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
...however, the infection moves to the secondary stage.Secondary SyphilisMost people 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... 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 »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...However, if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage. Secondary Stage Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the development of a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

... Because syphilis is sexually transmitted, it is common for HIV and syphilis co-infection to occur, particular among men who have sex (MSM). Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage. Secondary Stage Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the development of a... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...tested for other diseases? What's your DD? (please dont tell me it's all anxiety because it's not). (can gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis migrate through the lymph drainage??) Could it be HIV? Am I late seroconverter? According to these 2 articles... Read more »

Is it possible?

Posted by scared2Bpos, 5 Replies
...-chills -dizziness -night sweats and sweating during the day(in 20 degree weather)I never sweat -nausea and vomiting -fever -rash -headache -lack of energy -body aches -pain in my chest -shortness of breath -pain in my joints (especially in my... 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... Read more »

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

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...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 constitutional symptoms (the latest is my hair falling out in clumps!) has led him to... Read more »