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What Is The Incubation Period For Syphilis

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Incubation period for Syphilis

y dont speak english, y only spanish-I have one ask for youwhen is conclusive and 100% acutare one test of syphilis (vdrl) i did one after 28 days for risk... y got to repeat this?i have symptoms extrains in my skyn and mouththanks very much...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The incubation period for Syphilis is 10 to 90 days. I would recommend another test to be sure. In health,Richard... Read more »

INCUBATION PERIOD OF SYPHILIS

i WAS EXPOSED 6 WEEKS AGO AND contracted gonorhea and took antibiotics until the pus cell in my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Public Health Officials Consider Legal Action to Force AOL, Web Sites to Warn MSM About Syphilis Outbreaks

Public health officials are considering filing a lawsuit to force Internet service provider America Online and some Web sites to warn members about outbreaks of sexually transmitted diseases among the men who have sex with men who use their... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 101

Syphilis Chlamydia Cytomegalovirus Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes (HSV) HPV Genital Warts Syphilis Syphilis is a highly treatable disease in which a single painless lesion (chancre) will develop over three to four weeks at the site of entry... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Online-Mediated Syphilis Testing Shows Promise

Online-mediated syphilis testing is helping diagnose syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM), a new report suggests. The annual number of syphilis cases in Amsterdam increased from 35 to 240 between 1998 and 2004, according to Rik H.... 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 »
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Incubation period

Posted by Anonymous
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much.

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Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

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Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

HIV can incubate ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a friend who insists that he was told by an AIDS center that HIV can incubate for up to a year before you test HIV+....is this true? I told him no, but he insists that it is a true fact... Read more »

Testing and Window Periods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I work at a public health dept in Texas. They use a Elisa 1 test. The HIV counselor tells all clients that the test will show positive in 4-8 weeks. He also states a warning to all of those who get tested with private doctors and hospitals... Read more »