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Syphilis Vs. Gonorrhea

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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
...transmitted infections (STIs)Get tested to be sure you do not also have syphilis if you have been treated for another STI such as gonorrhea or HIV infectionYour health care provider can diagnose early syphilis by seeing a chancre or rash and then... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »

Syphilis and other STDs

Dear Doctor,I have been HIV+ for over a decade, but only started meds around a year ago. UD and CD4... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Gonorrhea Rate Drops to Record Low; Increases Seen in Number of Chlamydia, Syphilis Cases, CDC Report Says

...Gonorrhea prevalence in the United States dropped nearly 5% between 2002 and 2003, falling to a record low of 116.2 cases of the sexually Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

... The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released by CDC on Tuesday, Reuters Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table: Gonorrhea and Syphilis Rates by City

... Gonorrhea Rate by City    Syphilis Rate by City No. City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population   Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...transmitted infections (STIs) Get tested to be sure you do not also have syphilis if you have been treated for another STI such as gonorrhea or HIV infection Your health care provider can diagnose early syphilis by seeing a chancre or rash and... Read more »
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receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis and have had no herpes outbreaks and don't think I have any other STDs. Is testing... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...pattern by examining syphilis infection trends in 68 U.S. cities over the past 50 years. But when they looked at the pattern of gonorrhea infection over the same period, the pattern was absent. Gonorrhea rates tended to rise over the second half... 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 a little Read more »