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What Is The Percentage Of People With Syphilis

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Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be overlooked. If primary syphilis is not treated, however, the infection moves to the secondary stage.Secondary SyphilisMost people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimates of Primary and Secondary Syphilis Rates in Persons With HIV in the United States, 2002

...researchers approximated the number of new cases of P&S syphilis in HIV-positive patients and divided that by the estimated number of people living with HIV. The investigators obtained values for the calculations from national syphilis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Online-Mediated Syphilis Testing Shows Promise

...the authors concluded. "However, longer promotion periods are needed to generate more usage of the online service." "The more people come in contact with online public health interventions, the better our chances are of improving the health of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...overlooked. If primary syphilis is not treated, however, the infection moves to the secondary stage. Secondary Syphilis Most people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

... 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 Read more »
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can someone explain this?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can someone tell me what the VDRL test does? I thought that was for Syph and not hiv? Can anyone explain? And what does a reactive/non-reactive VDRL result mean? Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...immune population in its wake and infection rates fall. But as the population gradually evolves, the proportion of susceptible individuals rises and so do infection rates. Using a computer model, Grassly and his colleagues showed that the time... 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 »