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Warning Signs 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
...4-fold decrease, especially if the previously collected titer was low. Before administering any treatment, clinicians should warn all patients about the possibility of a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, which occurs most often in secondary syphilis... Read more »

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... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Toronto Warns "Attack of the Syphilis"

...hat to the classic sci-fi thriller "Creature from the Black Lagoon," the AIDS Committee of Toronto is using a bit of humor to warn gay men about the dangers of syphilis. Headlined "Attack of the Cursed Syphilis," the movie poster take-off... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Public Health Officials Consider Legal Action to Force AOL, Web Sites to Warn MSM About Syphilis Outbreaks

...tried to use the Internet to alert potential partners to the risk and urge them to be tested. He asked AOL to post syphilis warnings in its San Francisco chat rooms but was turned down. Instead, the company offered his staff free AOL accounts so... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Zealand: Doubling of Syphilis Cases Triggers Epidemic Warning

... Recent surveillance indicates that New Zealand may be on the brink of a syphilis epidemic, warned Auckland Sexual Health Service (ASHS) physician Sunita Azariah. Writing in New Zealand Doctor, Azariah cited a 2004 STI report Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: MDs Warn of Syphilis Outbreak

...Canada has seen a five-fold rise in syphilis and steady increases inother STDs over the past five years, fueling speculation that many Canadiansare no longer practicing safe Read more »
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A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... 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 »

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 »

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 »