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Syphilis Treatment Guidelines

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treated if necessary.For updated information on treatment for syphilis, read the CDC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines.PreventionTo prevent getting syphilis, you must avoid contact with infected tissue and body fluids of an... Read more »

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... 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 »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...treated if necessary. For updated information on treatment for syphilis, read the CDC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines . Prevention To prevent getting syphilis, you must avoid contact with infected tissue and body... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...27709-3827 1-800-783-9877 Sources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines 2006 . MMWR 2006;55(no. RR-11). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...refrain from having sex and to see a doctor immediately. The CDC's 2006 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines recommend that MSM who are at risk for STDs be tested for syphilis annually. Where can I get more... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...implications for diagnosis and treatment. Annals of Internal Medicine . 1988 Dec 1;109(11):855-62. Expert working group. Canadian guidelines on sexually transmitted infections. January 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... 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 »

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 »