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Syphillis Effect On HIV Antibody Test

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syphillis and HIV

Dear Doci am a foreign chinese now base and work in China. as you may know, any foreigners found to be positive will be deported. about a year and half back, through complete health screening out of china, i found myself to be positive. the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.Syphillis infection can be very well treated in patients with HIV with injection(s) of penicillin- the number of doses depends on when you were exposed and your current symptoms.There are serologic (antibody) tests that we use... Read more »

Syphillis and HIV

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Syphillis/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the testing window (how long one needs to wait for a definitive antibody test) for syphillis? I've read that syphillis infection is commonly associated with HIV so I figure this question is not too off-topic.... I've been so worried... Read more »

HIV or Syphillis??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have a view on this?

Day1 Unprotected V Sex with unkown status female, sex worker.

Day 3 symptoms of Ghonerea

Day 20 visit clinic Ghonnerhea diagnosed and antibiotics given

Day 28 3 days after finishing antibiotics...fevers return, body wide... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All patients who have syphilis should be tested for HIV infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been... Read more »

iv drug user hiv hep c syphillis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you had sex with iv drug user would it take longer to show up hiv positive? Could you go into neurosyphillis within months
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