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Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes)
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Pls Help - Syphilis testing question:

Hi Dr. Bob,About 14 months ago I had unprotected exposure and have been distraught ever since. I was so fearful of HIV i had tests done out to 10 months and have finally gotten over my fears it... Many thanks to you as a big part of getting me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.Conclusive.2.As you read, it's "common!" Exactly how common is irrelevant. Common is common!3.Syphilis, if you have an open lesion, can be highly contagious. What are the odds you and your wife have it? Nonexistent. Your nine-week Read more »

about syphilis

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
...Hi,Syphilis is a complicated illness and progresses through various stages if left untreated. See below.Regarding your friends, there are two possibilities:1. He was not properly evaluated for syphilis and had 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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...congenital syphilis) occurs in four stages that sometimes overlap.Primary SyphilisThe first symptom of primary syphilis is often a small, round, firm ulcer called a chancre ("shanker") at the place where the bacteria entered your body. This place... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...4, 2008What is syphilis?Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It has often been called "the great imitator" because so many of the signs and symptoms are indistinguishable from those of other... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...vomiting Don't combine with stavudine (d4T). Check with your health care provider if taking tenofovir. Emtricitabine (FTC, Emtriva) 1 (200 mg; 1, once a day) No food restrictions. Headache, diarrhea, nausea, and rash. Do not take... Read more »
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Side Effects

...rare cases, fatal. Some goon for just a few days or weeks, but others might continue aslong as you take a medication, or even after you stop. Some occur within days or weeks of starting a drug. Others may only show up after months or years of... Read more »
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An Overview of Tesamorelin

... Brand Name: Egrifta Other Name(s): TH9507 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Tesamorelin, also known as TH9507, is a type Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include burning, tingling, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs; chills; ear, nose, or throat problems; fever; muscle aches; nausea; pale skin; severe stomach pain; skin... Read more »
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Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
...depression and anxiety for 7 years. I am highly anxious now and have sprouted rather a many grey hair in the last few months . After reading that later seroconversion and drawn out ARS could be indicative of faster disease progression I have... 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 »