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What Kinds Of Doctors To Go To For 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
...laboratory:Identifying the bacteria under a microscope in a sample taken from a chancrePerforming a blood test for syphilisIf your doctor thinks you might have neurosyphilis, your spinal fluid will be tested as well.TreatmentSyphilis is easy to... Read more »

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... Read more »

Syphilis infection

Hi, I had a an encounter with a female sex worker. It happenned 11/26. After a while the condom... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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

...What's more, about 31% of syphilis cases were detected only with blood tests because patients did not have symptoms. The Dutch doctors pinpoint the following circumstances to help explain the surge in syphilis rates: The use of highly active... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dispute Over Anti-Syphilis Campaign Blamed for Departure of Public Health Doctors

...interference is likely to blame for the departure last spring of three of Alberta's top public health officials. At least one of the doctors resigned because the deputy minister scrapped plans for a broad public awareness campaign targeting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Dallas Doctors See More Syphilis

... During the first six months of 2006 in Dallas County, 113 people were treated for primary or secondary syphilis, the most infectious stages of the disease. The number of cases for all 2005 was 170. Statewide, 514 cases were reported through Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Syphilis Cases Soar 10 Years After Doctors Thought It Had Been Beaten

... Health Protection Agency figures released Tuesday show syphilis rates have risen dramatically in the last 10 years. The increase, 23 percent last year on top of 39 percent between 2003 and Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

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

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...(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, and a neurologist since the pain in my hands and feet... 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, Read more »

Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys, I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small Read more »