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Ways To Get Syphilis Without Having Sex

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Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some information from the archives concerning the risk of STDs from unprotected oral sex plus some additional information about syphilis (yes, it can be contracted orally, even if you don't see a chancre). Dr. BobOral sex and STD (ORAL SEX AND... 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 »

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 »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequent Testing of Highly Sexually Active Gay Men Is Required to Control Syphilis

... In the developed world, the incidence of syphilis among gay men has been increasing substantially. The authors developed an individual-based mathematical model describing syphilis Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

... It has long been known that gay men account for most of the increase in syphilis numbers in Los Angeles. Recent data has shown that it's not just gay men, but HIV+ gay men that are being infected. Over 60% Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

... What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be Read more »
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Anxiety!!!

Posted by AnxietyOverload, 2 Replies
...it's still a risk. I haven't had any wierd illnesses that I couldn't explain, just gained alot of weight. I tested negative for syphilis ( needed it for school) If I were HIV+ would it have set off any indicators on my syphilis test?Should I be... Read more »

swollen lymph node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...although the fever had retreated, the lymph node has not. The doctor I went to see gave me some antibiotics and told me that Syphilis could be the cause of it as well. Please advise. Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal By MATT CRENSON AP National Writer January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...threat, and one we should wake up too and invest more research and obtain reliable evidence. With the huge increase in herpes, syphilis and other STD's our mouth is becoming a more suitable route of transmission as the HIV has the ability to '... Read more »