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What Are The High Risk Groups For Syphilis

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...percent was observed in African-American women from 2005 to 2006.HIV infection and syphilis are linked. Syphilis increases the risk of transmitting as well as getting infected with HIV.NIAID Research on SyphilisDeveloping better ways to diagnose... 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 »

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

China's Syphilis Epidemic: A Systematic Review of Seroprevalence Studies

...To explore the magnitude of China's syphilis epidemic, the researchers investigated prevalence of the STD among low-risk and high-risk groups in the country. They conducted a systematic literature review of syphilis seroprevalence studies using... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...of infected persons is the most efficient intervention and can produce a significant epidemiological impact with relatively high rates of coverage. "Increasing the frequency of testing and treatment are required to mitigate syphilis epidemics,"... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...percent was observed in African-American women from 2005 to 2006. HIV infection and syphilis are linked. Syphilis increases the risk of transmitting as well as getting infected with HIV. NIAID Research on Syphilis Developing better ways to... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

... Heterosexual men who undergo medical circumcision can significantly reduce their risk of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human Read more »
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...viral infection or exposure to viral vaccines 11 17.Pregnancy in multiparous women 58, 53, 13, 43, 36 18.Malaria 6, 12 19.High levels of circulating immune complexes 6, 33 20.Hypergammaglobulinemia (high levels of antibodies) 40, 33 21.False... Read more »

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...viral infection or exposure to viral vaccines 11 17.Pregnancy in multiparous women 58, 53, 13, 43, 36 18.Malaria 6, 12 19.High levels of circulating immune complexes 6, 33 20.Hypergammaglobulinemia (high levels of antibodies) 40, 33 21.False... Read more »

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...and Prevention. The CDC and other public health officials are investigating the Chicago cases. But they emphasized that the risk of getting any disease from transplanted organs is less than 0.01 percent. Noting that more than 400,000... Read more »

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...viral infection or exposure to viral vaccines 11 17.Pregnancy in multiparous women 58, 53, 13, 43, 36 18.Malaria 6, 12 19.High levels of circulating immune complexes 6, 33 20.Hypergammaglobulinemia (high levels of antibodies) 40, 33 21.False... Read more »