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What Antibiotics Cure Syphilis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibiotic Pill for Syphilis Holds Promise

A single oral dose of the antibiotic azithromycin is just as effective as penicillin injections in treating syphilis, according to a Tanzania-based study in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine . An injection of penicillin has long been the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibiotics Safe, Effective for Preventing Syphilis Among High-Risk Populations, Study Says

Antibiotics can be a "safe and effective" way of preventing syphilis infection among high-risk populations, according to a pilot study published in the November issue of the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases , the Baton Rouge Advocate ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Syphilis Infection Rate for Gay and Bisexual Men on the Rise

New preliminary data from the Chicago Department of Public Health show that primary and secondary syphilis cases increased in 2005, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM). The increase, the second in five years, reverses a downward... Read more »
Ask the Experts

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The treatment for primary, secondary and early latent syphilis in adults is 2.4 million units of long-acting penicillin G benzathine intramuscularly (shot in the butt). From your description, I would assume you have primary syphilis. The sore... Read more »

Very bad dreams and antibiotics as a cure

I am a long term servivor. 23 years. I have been on most antiretrovitals and have had extended breaks, so I rule out the antiretrovirals. I have had for years very disturbing dreams bording on nightmares and often absolute nightmares. I have them...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
In my experience, the most common cause of bad dreams in persons with HIV infection is Sustiva. In the early clinical trials of Sustiva, approximately 50% of the patients experienced some form of psychiatric side effects. Vivid, disturbing dreams... Read more »

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 »

Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your response, indicating that you were confused about my question. Without regard to your opinion about my safe sex practices, the question I was asking was how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for clarifying your question. If you've been completely faithful to your partner for the last two years and recently tested positive for syphilis, you either have had syphilis for quite some time or you contracted it from your... Read more »
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Syphilis

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 »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
Hey all!

Looking for information and some of your kind words.
As I have mentioned in the past, last year, more or less around this time of year, I became quite ill with a strange kind of double pneumonia, one of the bugs was normal, but the other was... Read more »

new cure or not

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has BYU prof found AIDS cure?
Compound could be long-sought breakthrough
By Bob Mims
The Salt Lake Tribune



Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down... Read more »

a cure in the works?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Press Releases



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