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Trizivir and rash, syphilis actually

I asked a question last week about a rash that I had developed that seemed to be an abacavir hypersensitivity reaction. thanks for your answer. Aside from the rash, though, the symptoms didn't match, so my doctor tested me for syphilis even though...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Thanks for the update on your status. We have been seeing cases of secondary syphilis as well and this rash can certainly mimic a drug eruption. Good luck to you! Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »

Syphilis from 1:32 to 1:256 in 20 days

Dear doctor,I am HIV poz for 3 years now. February 2009 last tested for syphilis, titer was 1:1 (I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Rise in Syphilis, Cuts in Funding a Worry in Philadelphia

... Public health workers seeking to thwart the spread of STDs in Philadelphia are facing twin challenges: a sharp rise in syphilis, concurrent with a 34 percent reduction in state funding for city HIV prevention efforts. The lost money would have... Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...latent [infection], only about 8% of the patients were asymptomatic. The most common symptom that was noticed was generalized rash. About 60% of the patients presented with that and about 23% of them had a delay in their diagnosis. About 23% of... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...sexually active at all is at risk for contracting syphilis. When an individual contracts syphilis, it often presents with a skin rash or some other elusive symptom, but it may also occur without any symptoms. Thus a blood test is often the only... 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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it bled a little. I don't know if I had a rash or something like that afterwards. After four years, would I have noticed other symptoms. I am quite... 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 »

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 »