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Syphilis Rash On The Feet

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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 »

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)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...congenital syphilis) occurs in four stages that sometimes overlap. Primary Syphilis The 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...metronidazole (Flagyl) -- to treat a broad spectrum of sexually transmitted bacterial and parasitic infections. Three weeks after his initial visit, he sought help from his family doctor, complaining of eye pain and reduced vision. A physical... Read more »
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Is it possible?

Posted by scared2Bpos, 5 Replies
...when I slept with this guy back in October he kept twitching while he was asleep. But I didn't think anything of it then. After my 8wk negative test I was relieved but I knew that at 13 wks I would test positive. I met up with that guy recently... Read more »

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 »