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Syphilis Std Complications

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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 business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... 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 »

Syphilis worries...

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

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...the time. However, Ethan never returned to the clinic until 2½ years later, during which he had neither monitoring nor any STD testing. Ethan finally returned for a routine doctor visit at Northstar. His T-cell count had dropped to 304 cells and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...recur? How can syphilis be prevented? Where can I get more information? What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum . It has often been called "the great... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The HIV-STD Connection

... Years ago, many people considered HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as totally separate issues (some people still think so today). As youwill see, these issues really are interrelated with one Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...negative, which I knew would happend. NAAT took a week to get results. That also came back negative not just for HIV but a few other STDs as well. I was told by the nurse who administered the test to only come back after 6 months?? I wanted to... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

STDs & HIV - HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If you are infected with another STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea at the sime time you are exposed to HIV, will this "coinfection" slow down the production of HIV Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...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 anything. Today, i have noticed... Read more »