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What Are The Stages Of Syphilis

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neurosyphilis or tertiary syphilis and testing

hello, is neurosyphilis only detected through a test by taking the spinal fluid? Or are the tppa and fta abs test accurate in detecting this stage of the disease.if so what is the accuracy. same questions with tertiary syphilis or late syphilis, is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes, for the most part, neurosyphilis is detected by doing syphilis tests on spinal fluid. You cannot make a definitive diagnosis from just blood tests. Late latent Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... 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 »
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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

Syphilis

...syphilis will resolve with or without treatment, but without treatment, the infection will progress to the latent and possibly late stages of disease. Late and Latent Stages The latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when primary and... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...of hours or a few days, treponemes can quickly spread throughout the body and reach the brain. Primary Syphilis In early stages of syphilis a sore can appear on the penis or in the rectum or, in women, on the cervix. In people co-infected... 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 Read more »

what in gods name?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i134/whatingodsname/legggg.jpg http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i134/whatingodsname/leg1606.jpg what the hell is wrong with me? is this syphilis? herpes? HIV? Read more »

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 »

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 »