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What Are All The Ways Of Contracting Syphilis

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Help SYPHILIS WORRY ! Can it be possible to contract from UNCLEAN MASTURBATING!!?

Hi doctor I've been worried for months , so a few months ago I used and object to masturbate I re used it and FORGOT TO WASH IT?! I used it again and again Can I get Syphilis this way?? Is it possible for it to be infected with the virus if I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You cannot catch Syphilis this way. Syphilis is spread from person to person contact. You could however experience a case of Bacterial Vaginitis. Using an unclean object to masturbate could introduce "bad" bacteria into the vagina... Read more »

Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: Gay Men Meeting Online Contracting Syphilis Faster

Finding quick sex may be easier than ever because of the Internet, leading to growth in some STDs, especially among gay men, a San Francisco health official said Wednesday. Jeffrey Klausner, director of sexual disease prevention at the city's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some MSM With Syphilis Using Internet To Meet Sex Partners; Trend Raises Concerns About Possible Increase in HIV Cases

Men who have sex with men in California who contracted syphilis through unprotected sex used the Internet "more than any other venue" to meet sex partners, according to two studies presented yesterday at the 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A New Warning About Syphilis

Without treatment, Almost one in 50 HIV-positive gay and bisexual men who contract syphilis is at risk of developing symptoms of early neurosyphilis, new research suggests. That "is a minimum estimate of what the problem is really like out there,"... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Can I Contract HIV From an Experimental AIDS Vaccine?

Absolutely not. Here's how vaccines work: They help train our bodies to ward off diseases. They trick the body into thinking it already has an illness. This triggers the immune system to build an army of defenders, called antibodies, to attack the... Read more »
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Did you contract HIV while using meth?

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Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
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Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
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