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What Is The Life Span Of Syphilis

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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 business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parasites (amebiasis), and hepatitis A.Oral Sex and Reducing the Risk of HIV TransmissionThe consequences of HIV infection are life-long. If treatment is not initiated in a timely manner, HIV can be extremely serious and life threatening.... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »

syphilis testing

What factors could cause a false negative on a treponemal syphilis test if you haven't had sexual... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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

...in syphilis rates: The use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has greatly improved survival and quality of life in HIV positive people. With a return to health, interest in sex has resumed. Many HIV positive people are... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...sores, both forms may be sexually transmitted and can cause genital herpes. Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available. Since combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death rates for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...booster shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine usually gives life-long protection. If you did not get these vaccines as a child, you should get an MMR vaccination. However, this live... Read more »
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7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...hand with this particular forum. Dont be frightened to take the test! Be frightened of never finding out whats ruining your life. 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 »

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 »