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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
...percent was observed in African-American women from 2005 to 2006.HIV infection and syphilis are linked. Syphilis increases the risk of transmitting as well as getting infected with HIV.NIAID Research on SyphilisDeveloping better ways to diagnose... 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 »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequent Testing of Highly Sexually Active Gay Men Is Required to Control Syphilis

...model to simulate the anticipated relative impact of several screening and treatment interventions, targeting different at-risk groups with various coverage rates, frequency rates, and follow-up schedules. Increasing the proportion of gay men... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Rate of Syphilis Cases on the Rise

...Beltran, head of STD programs for the department. Beltran also is concerned that the presence of syphilis lesions can increase the risk of HIV transmission among those who have unprotected sex. Syphilis has "permeated" networks of HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

... Heterosexual men who undergo medical circumcision can significantly reduce their risk of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...percent was observed in African-American women from 2005 to 2006. HIV infection and syphilis are linked. Syphilis increases the risk of transmitting as well as getting infected with HIV. NIAID Research on Syphilis Developing better ways to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am very scared i had a couple of experiences that have me in doubt if i got hiv. I was with 2 guys the first once we masterbated and our penis touched i think his precum got on my penis. Then the other guy i inserted my penus in his rectum for... Read more »

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...red cells) 49 54.Hyperbilirubinemia 10, 13 55.Globulins produced during polyclonal gammopathies (which are seen in AIDS risk groups) 10, 13, 48 cross-reactions 10 57.Normal human ribonucleoproteins 48, 13 58.Other retroviruses 8, 55, 14, 48,... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...red cells) 49 54.Hyperbilirubinemia 10, 13 55.Globulins produced during polyclonal gammopathies (which are seen in AIDS risk groups) 10, 13, 48 cross-reactions 10 57.Normal human ribonucleoproteins 48, 13 58.Other retroviruses 8, 55, 14, 48,... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

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...and Prevention. The CDC and other public health officials are investigating the Chicago cases. But they emphasized that the risk of getting any disease from transplanted organs is less than 0.01 percent. Noting that more than 400,000... Read more »