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Syphilis Testing And Weakness In Legs

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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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnose, you shouldVisit your health care provider if you have a lesion (sore) in your genital area or a widespread rashGet tested periodically for syphilis if your sexual behaviors put you at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)Get... Read more »

weakness in legs

I've been experiencing tremendous weakness in my legs (above knees and mostly on the inside - but... Read more »

the neuropathy, if that's what it is, won't go away

I've been HIV+ for over ten years now. I've recovered from lots of different side effects from meds... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...groups with various coverage rates, frequency rates, and follow-up schedules. Increasing the proportion of gay men who undergo testing each year would have "a relatively modest impact on syphilis incidence," the model predicted. "However,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cal State-Long Beach Gets Grant to Study Faster HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis C Tests

...injection drug users, said Dennis Fisher, director of the university's Center for Behavioral Research and Services. "Traditional testing for infectious diseases requires clients to return for their test results one or two weeks after providing a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Syphilis Outbreaks Highlight Lack of Funds for Testing, Prevention

... Syphilis cases are up in Oakland, Ingham, and Kent counties, and advocates and health officials say continued state budget cuts could Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Syphilis Outbreak Reported Here; Tests Urged for the Sexually Active

...are asking physicians and other health care providers who conduct STD screenings to follow CDC guidelines calling for syphilis testing of all pregnant women at least twice during their pregnancy and for anyone who tests positive for another STD. ... Read more »
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hello Scot Charles

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
Hi there .......I see you are online and just wanted to say Hello. How is your medical situation these days? I'm glad to see you online. Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in 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... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all, To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist,... Read more »