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What Is The Effect Of Syphilis If Left Untreated

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Untreated water used to flush eyes

I'm in India and was in an old marketplace inDeli when someone threw colored powder in my face (it is the Holi festival of colors this weekend). It basically went right in my eyes and blinded me in my left eye. A man helped me flush my eyes...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The only thing I would wonder about from possibly contaminated water is hepatitis A. However, you may have already been exposed in the past. You can have your hepatitis A IgG antibodies checked and if they are negative, you can think about getting a... Read more »


Hi, i was wondering can you get Syphilis from sucking dick and what are the side affects.... Read more »

Hepatitis C & Enlarged Spleen left untreated

What happens with a person who has an Enlarged Spleen and it is not removed or the under laying... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lapses by Leaders Seen in Guatemala Syphilis Tests

A White House bioethics panel on Tuesday condemned 1940s-era studies in which US health and medical school officials approved the deliberate infection of Guatemalan patients with STDs to test the efficacy of penicillin. First revealed last year by a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

Until 1997, it seemed that syphilis rates were declining in Canada. However, since then, outbreaks of syphilis have been reported in every major Canadian urban centre. These outbreaks are not occurring in isolation -- parallel outbreaks of syphilis,... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? How does syphilis affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and... Read more »
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Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

any advice

Posted by justfoundout85, 9 Replies
hi everyone...i just tested poz aug 23 2006....i was at my friends house pnp and he told me he was poz, he told me i was probably poz i just stayed around left around 1pm after i left came home and went to go get tested...took the rapid... Read more »

Worried and scared please help. Pleas respond.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
Well I noticed a lump on my inner left thigh. It's closer to the back of my leg than the front but anyways I would say it's about an inch or inch and a half from my groin area or where my leg meets my groin. The lump is about the size of a penny... Read more »