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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
...put them at risk for STDs.Persons who receive syphilis treatment must abstain from sexual contact with new partners until the syphilis sores are completely healed. Persons with syphilis must notify their sex partners so that they also can be... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...them at risk for STDs. Persons who receive syphilis treatment must abstain from sexual contact with new partners until the syphilis sores are completely healed. Persons with syphilis must notify their sex partners so that they also can be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Syphilis Rates Flatline

... The re-introduction of the "Healthy Penis" educational campaign is being credited in part with a leveling-off of syphilis rates in San Francisco. Syphilis cases in the city fell 20 percent from 2005 to 2007, but increased 55 percent -- from 472... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis Cases Climbing in Mississippi

...did not receive the Health Department's warning and began to notice more syphilis diagnoses among his regular patients. Since syphilis sores can increase the risk of HIV transmission, the spike may presage an increase in the state's HIV cases.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...use from an infected mother to child during pregnancy or birth The germs that cause syphilis (called treponemes) can cause sores on the genitals, rectum and mouth. These sores can be an entry point for HIV and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...she had other STD due to the cold sores , could i be infected by touching the cold sores ? I mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one... Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs before doing anything, tho i know that doesn't mean he wasn't infected with... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...next night I soon got the urge and went on on a 2 guy hookup after that,This was three weeks ago. the past 2 days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just... Read more »

need some help

Posted by latino3
...out of this sore. Myself i had not gotten any sore of any kind that so far, but I ma afraid that I might been infected with syphilis and I have her to my girlfriend throught oral sex. What I am more worried about is that I read that HIV could be... Read more »