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Syphilis Transmission

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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
...syphilis infections in a large U.S. city.(68) Moreover, the indirect contribution of antiretroviral treatment (ART) to higher syphilis transmission rates among those infected with HIV has been well described.(69) These epidemiologic trends... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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

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

... The findings in this report are subject to at least one limitation. The data might underestimate the role of oral sex in syphilis transmission because most persons who reported engaging in anal and vaginal sex also reported engaging in oral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...syphilis among gay men has been increasing substantially. The authors developed an individual-based mathematical model describing syphilis transmission in a gay male population. They then used that model to simulate the anticipated relative... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...problem. Treatment of syphilis can reduce symptoms and decrease liver inflammation. Safer-sexual practices can help reduce syphilis transmission. References Lukehart SA, Hook EW 3rd, Baker-Zander SA, et al. Invasion of the central... Read more »
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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 »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got 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... 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 a little 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 »