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Syphilis Transmission Percentage

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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit of a physical examination, it will be difficult for me to provide very... Read more »

Percentage of documented cases of transmission through oral sex?

Due to the ambiguity concerning the risk factors of oral sex among gay men, I wondered if you had... Read more »

Help! Syphilis/HIV Transmission Risk

I had safe sex with a female sex worker, and week later a small pimple like lesion appeared on the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis by Oral Sex -- Chicago, Illinois, 1998-2002

During 1998-2002, the STD/HIV Prevention and Care Program of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) recorded 1,582 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis, the most of any U.S. city. 1 Although case numbers and overall rates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazilian Government Launches Program to Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis

The Brazilian government on Wednesday launched a program that aims to reduce mother-to-child transmission of viruses such as HIV and syphilis, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to a recently released report by the government, about 530... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimated Percentages and Characteristics of Men Who Have Sex With Men and Use Injection Drugs -- United States, 1999-2011

Male-to-male sex and illicit injection drug use are important transmission routes for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Of all new HIV infections in 2010, 80% were among men, of which 78% were among men who have sex with men (MSM), 6%... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chicago: Syphilis Outbreak Raises HIV Fears

In an attempt to cope with a syphilis outbreak among gay and bisexual men, Chicago Department of Public Health workers utilize a mobile unit to persuade men to get tested for syphilis and HIV. "Sometimes we've had 10 people in the van trying to get... Read more »
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Transmission Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me.

I realize i will need to be tested but heres my story. Recently on a trip to New Orleans, I had an unprotected encounter with a hooker. I was hammered beyond belief and I know I ejaculated on her. I did not have any abrasions/cuts on... Read more »

percentages

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How many people will test accurately after 6 weeks with a standard elisa? Does anyone know? Thanks


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Acute seroconversion symptoms (percentages)

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
What percentage experience this acute infection symptoms and at how long after exposure/infection.

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window period percentages

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much

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