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What Are All The Ways Of Contracting Syphilis

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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
...transmission of HIV. However, by using condoms or other barriers between the mouth and genitals, individuals can reduce their risk of contracting HIV or another STD through oral sex.Oral Sex is a Common PracticeOral sex involves giving or... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »

CAN I GET HIV FROM CONTAMINATED GEL

I contracted syphilis, gonorrhaea, chlamydia & other bacteria from a contaminated gel during a... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...infection by syphilis. However, anyone who is sexually active at all is at risk for contracting syphilis. When an individual contracts syphilis, it often presents with a skin rash or some other elusive symptom, but it may also occur without any... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...body. Having syphilis can make you more likely to transmit HIV if you are already HIV positive, and you are more likely to contract HIV from a partner who has both HIV and syphilis. Penicillin is the standard treatment for syphilis, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found any evidence of transmission from provider to patient in health care settings. CDC has documented rare cases of patients contracting HIV in health care settings from infected donor tissue. Most of these cases occurred due to failures in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco Turns to Computers to Curb Rise in Syphilis

...Internet. The Department of Public Health this week launched a Web site, www.stdtest.org , where people who think they may have contracted syphilis can order confidential tests and print out laboratory slips containing personal identification... Read more »
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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 »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...with the very limited evidence at hand. However since my diagnosis in June 2005 I have learnt of many people claiming to have contracted HIV the same way as myself, Oral Sex ! Yes we are shunned and even called liars, dismissed as false... 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 »