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What Do Syphilis Sores Look Like

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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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobSyphilis March 19, 2009OverviewSyphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to more serious stages of infection, including blindness and nerve... 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 »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

... Over the past decade, rates of syphilis have soared in Canada and other high-income countries. Syphilis outbreaks are common and ongoing among men who have sex with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Syphilis Rates Flatline

... The re-introduction of the "Healthy Penis" educational campaign is being credited in part with a leveling-off of syphilis rates in San Francisco. Syphilis cases in the city fell 20 percent from 2005 to 2007, but increased 55 percent -- from 472... Read more »
The Body PRO

Growing Syphilis Epidemic Among HIV-Infected MSM in New York City

...affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. I'm going to be talking about my poster today on the clinical presentation of syphilis in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in an urban clinic. 1 Lawrence Siegel, M.D., M.P.H. ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to more serious stages of infection, including blindness and nerve damage.... Read more »
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small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...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 doesn't mean he wasn't infected with... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i... Read more »

need some help

Posted by latino3
...out of this sore. Myself i had not gotten any sore of any kind that so far, but I ma afraid that I might been infected with syphilis and I have her to my girlfriend throught oral sex. What I am more worried about is that I read that HIV could be... 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 »