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What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps What Is a Vaccine? The body's immune system normally reacts to anything it recognizes as foreign and tries to eliminate it. A vaccine is a substance that helps the immune system respond to a...
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Taking unprescribed to cure "syphilis" or other STDs

hii am hiv positive guy from indiarecently i had receptive anal intercourse from a random guy.though he used condom, while i gave him oral, and also during sex, but i doubt if it malfunctioned.after a few days , i had severe painful lymp node...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, we recommend that <b>all</b> sexually active get tested on a regular basis for HIV/STDs.While you're curious about Syphilis, burning urination is more a symptom of something like Chlamydia. Which... Read more »


Hi, I am HIV+ Male aged 49, diagnosed for 25 years. Viral load undectectable, CD4 1498 (Dec 2012). Drugs: Kivexa, Raltegravir, Omacor x 4, Pravastatin 40mg, Ezeterol 10mg and Finesteride 2.5mg. My partner of 31 years is HIV-. I have never been...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your testing for syphilis was conclusively negative. There is no rationale for a spinal tap. I believe these events are not related and that the rash has another cause. I would get evaluated by a dermatologist.DW... Read more »

Windows periods for other STDs besides syphilis

Hi Richard,1. Recently you answered a question about the window period for syphilis. Thank you so much for that. Now, could I please get the window periods for the following STDs as well? -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C.2. How many...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Great questions! Here ya go...1. The incubation period for Gonorrhea is usually 2 to 7 days. The incubation period for Chlamydia is usually 2 to 6 weeks, but can be longer. The incubation period for Hepatitis A is 15 to 50 days. The... Read more »

Syphilis test result confusion

In April 2011 I had blood tests done for all STIs. All were negative, with the exception of HSVII which my partner and I both have. To further protect myself, I received the HPV vaccine series in 2011. In October 2012 I had STI tests done again...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I cannot answer the partner question, but the treatment given is appropriate for the test results obtained.... Read more »
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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 concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »


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 pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all,

To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning.

My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a... Read more »