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Unique Characteristics Of Syphilis

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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
Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit of a physical examination, it will be difficult for me to provide very... Read more »

Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your... Read more »

Syphilis Treatment Recovery

Good afternoon Dr. Young,Thank you for your valuable sharing in this forum.i was diagnosed syphilis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimated Percentages and Characteristics of Men Who Have Sex With Men and Use Injection Drugs -- United States, 1999-2011

Male-to-male sex and illicit injection drug use are important transmission routes for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Of all new HIV infections in 2010, 80% were among men, of which 78% were among men who have sex with men (MSM), 6%... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: Teens Spreading Word on Sex Ed in Unique Program

The "Real Life. Real Talk. Youth Council" is a group of Arizona teens who are training to educate their peers about the consequences of risky sex. With 37 teen girls becoming pregnant each day, Arizona has the nation's second-highest teen pregnancy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women: A Unique Risk Group for HIV Transmission on North Carolina College Campuses

"To better understand the role that men who have sex with men and women (MSM/W) play in the spread of HIV in young adults in North Carolina, we determined the prevalence of MSM/W among newly diagnosed HIV-infected men, compared social and behavioral... Read more »

Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

Listen to Audio (10 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here .   Vanessa Austin My name is Vanessa Austin and I work at Harlem Hospital Center in New York... Read more »
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two characteristics......

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i'm looking for a question for class

What are two characteristics of the HIV virus which make if difficult to eradicate from the body on a cellular level?

please help

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ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i posted here afew days ago, the girl who lives very far away from any city and can't get tested yet, but had a high risk encounter 6 months ago, and now is terrified she's given her boyfriend hiv?

can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

my story isn't unique but...

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I Thought About You: a unique memorial project

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I Thought that visitors to this bulletin board might find a remembrance and memorial project being conducted for The International AIDS Conference in Barcelona of particular interest.

I Thought About You, an official program of the XIV... Read more »