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syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...typically starts with the development of a rash on one or more areas of the body. The rash usually does not cause itching. Rashes associated with secondary syphilis can appear as the chancre is healing or several weeks after the chancre has... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

hep c

so if you had anal sex with someone with hep c for a 1 time would i have got itthere was no blood... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections and Associated Costs Attributable to Syphilis Coinfection Among African Americans

...through syphilis prevention. In addition, syphilis prevention can avert substantial syphilis treatment costs, such as those associated with congenital syphilis and related complications. "A successful national syphilis elimination program could... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

...with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of 46.3% and a syphilis prevalence of 13.4%. The study also found that 80.5% of MSM who tested HIV-positive also tested positive for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data From 28 States Suggest Federal Syphilis Elimination Efforts Have Had Significant Impact on Syphilis Rates

...funding levels and changes in syphilis rates. In the 28 initially funded states, syphilis elimination funding in a given year was associated with subsequent declines (over the following two years) in state-level syphilis rates. The greater a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects of Sex Work on the Prevalence of Syphilis Among Injection Drug Users in Three Russian Cities

...pallidum antibodies was 11 percent (95 percent confidence interval=9.7 percent, 13.1 percent). In Moscow and Barnaul, syphilis was associated with involvement in sex work and with gender; this was not the case in Volgograd. Female IDUs not... Read more »
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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 »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got 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... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all, To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist,... Read more »