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What Does A Syphilis Rash Look Like

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Secondary syphilis rash

In February I started developing rash on my arms, chest, back and face, but not in the hands nor feet. I have been diagnosed with secondary syphilis after blood tests on the beginning of March, with VRDL value of 1/128. I made the treatment with 3...
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
It could take a few weeks. Sitting in the sun could aggravate it, but unlikely that cigarettes or alcohol would.... 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 »

Trizivir and rash, syphilis actually

I asked a question last week about a rash that I had developed that seemed to be an abacavir... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Analysis Provides New Look at Disproportionate Impact of HIV and Syphilis Among U.S. Gay and Bisexual Men

A data analysis released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores the disproportionate impact of HIV and syphilis among gay and bisexual men in the United States. The data, presented at CDC's 2010 National STD... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Syphilis, Gonorrhea on the Rise in Oregon

This article was reported by Statesman Journal . The Statesman Journal reported that Oregon's syphilis and gonorrhea rates have increased dramatically in recent years. Syphilis prevalence recently tied high numbers from more than two decades ago... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Slowing Resurgent Syphilis in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction An Epidemic Ends -- Then Resumes Syphilis Prevalence and Incidence Climbing HIV Incidence in People With Syphilis How Syphilis Starts, and How to Spot It Syphilis in the Brain, Syphilis in the Eye How... Read more »
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What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am concerned about infection.

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Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a person does have the rash associated with ARS, is it a rash that itches??

I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only on front. Chest and a little of my stomach. Its more like little raised welts.... Read more »

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 pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... 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 gone but i... Read more »