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Syphilis Treatment

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Concerned after syphilis treatment

I was infected with syphilis about a year ago. I had treatment at the time it was discovered, but I didn't go back for my second set of penicillin shots. I assumed it was gone, as the symptoms were gone. Later this year I find out that I still have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types of lesions (chancroid, for instance). You will need to be screened for these and also be evaluated for the possibility of syphilis treatment failure. Also, it will be important to determine if you are continuing to put yourself at risk for... Read more »

Syphilis Treatment-Penicillin Allergy

I have recently tested positive for Syphillis - probably contracted in the past 6 - 8 months. I am... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Work, Syphilis, and Seeking Treatment: An Opportunity for Intervention in HIV Prevention Programming in Karnataka, South India

... The objective of the current study was to measure the determinants of syphilis among female sex workers (FSWs) in the state of Karnataka, South India. In the context of a large-scale HIV prevention intervention, Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...first to observe changes within this community. Over the last several years, Northstar has been burdened with an epidemic of syphilis infections. This resurgence within our community is not unique to Chicago and is now common in most metropolitan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Targeted Mass Treatment for Syphilis With Oral Azithromycin

...British Columbia has had an outbreak of infectious syphilis since 1997, focused in a disadvantaged area of downtown eastside Vancouver. Forty-two percent of patients were associated with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Management of a Syphilis Outbreak in Street Sex Workers in East London

...were identified among 24 SSWs. Of these, 14 of the 15 (93 percent) received treatment. At the initial visit, epidemiological syphilis treatment was also given to the rest of the SSWs. Several coexistent STDs were found in this cohort. As part of... Read more »
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syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scared. Now i'm wondering if the treatment has failed as I might have got coinfection with HIV. Can HIV coinfection make the syphilis treatment to fail. Did my treatment fail? or is this normal. can someone advice me. I'll be doing my after... Read more »

Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys, I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small 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 »

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 »