Syphilis Rash On The Chest

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i need PEP

i had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute, 3 months ago after a week i had muscle aches and currently have insomnia for about 1 month. ive tested negative from hiv from my 5 weeks and 7 weeks. i have rashes on my chest and feel week for the last...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...and C (some cases of delayed HIV infection can occur if hepatitis C is present) and syphilis. Also they can get a look at the rash to see what may be causing it. It is also possible that your symptoms have nothing to do with the prostitute and... Read more »

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various parts of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It? is extremely low. It is much lower than for other types of unprotected sexual activity. However, other diseases such as syphilis can be transmitted through oral sex. What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? Syphilis can increase the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist higher. Some health care providers use a blood test instead of the skin test to look for latent (hidden) TB infection. A chest x-ray can be helpful in addition to a skin test to look for latent TB infection. Urinalysis: Looks for... Read more »
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...of AIDS-defining illnesses, affecting up to 1 in 5 people with AIDS. It often occurs together with thrush. Symptoms include chest pain, nausea and pain when swallowing. The esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up.... Read more »
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What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
...(unprotected) a few times that day. He swallowed my cum every time. I never sucked him off but he jerked off and came on my chest. A few days after this possible exposure I started to get joint and muscle pains and started experiencing some... Read more »

Need help, Big Time!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies some liver related problem. Again tests showed that everything is fine. And now I have a lot of rashes (blisters) on my chest and stomach. I did get tested for HIV again at 6 months and at 12 months. I even got tested for Syphilis and... Read more »

Eric? Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm the one who got 6 weeks neg todoyay. I just got back from the Dr., could think of some other explinations for rash on chest and back but not for all sympoms except (I know) HIV. Wanted to do a differnt test, more accurate. Says it would show... Read more »

chest rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex in dec 2003. been experiencing ongoing chestrashes that come and go for 3 months now. no pain or itching and they only last about half an hour. someone told me that its Read more »