Syphilis Risk Groups
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 it for a long period of time. This is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey MW,You went into a store to grab a paper and wound up with an unknown throbbing tallywhacker tickling your tonsils? Hmm. I shutter to think what happens to you when you go out for weekly grocery shopping!?!I'll reprint below some... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Your doctor said that since your post-treatment FTA-ABS (fluorescent treponemal antibody absorbed) was positive that you might still be infectious? WHAT?!? Your doctor is woefully uninformed on this matter! The majority of patients who have... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThe risk for getting HIV from receiving oral sex is practically zero. The risk for getting another STD this way is very low. It really depends on the STD.It is possible to get an STD from a person performing oral sex on you if they have an active... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI have a question for all of you. i've been doing some studying on HIV/AIDS and almost all the literature talks about the risks associated with certain practices, and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you... Read more »
Posted by Vasyl, 2 RepliesHello!
I read a lot of literature about HIV after my indecent.
Now I made a conclusion I'm infected with some rear HIV strain/group/CRF which tests can't detect.
If you read my story you'll probably see there are too many facts which lead to this... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousRise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer
January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST
A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »
Posted by ashler1977, 3 RepliesThis is why testing soon after you had a risk is SO important:
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