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What Medication Is Used To Treat Syphilis In The First Stages

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Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most
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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for HIV-infected patients with a nontreponemal titer greater than 1:32 independent of syphilis stage, and in those with early-stage infection and CD4 count less than 350 cells/L, regardless of titer.(148) Other experts recognize that although... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The treatment for primary, secondary and early latent syphilis in adults is 2.4 million units of long-acting penicillin G benzathine intramuscularly Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has been administered to an HIV positive patient with syphilis as well? I'm a sex addict and have been infected with syphilis 3 times this year (I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people infected with syphilis do not have any symptoms for years, yet remain at risk for late complications if they are not treated. Although transmission occurs from persons with sores who are in the primary or secondary stage, many of these... 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 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
...(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. However, there... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...of infection attacking his rectum, so they prescribed medications -- ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and metronidazole (Flagyl) -- to treat a broad spectrum of sexually transmitted bacterial and parasitic infections. Three weeks after his initial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is the treatment for syphilis? Will syphilis recur? How can syphilis be prevented? Where can I get more... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...T-cell count had dropped to 304 cells and his viral load was a whopping 203,000. His physician here recommended starting HIV treatment. Although Ethan is working in a business started by himself and his significant other, he did not have any... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is the treatment for syphilis? Will syphilis recur? How can syphilis be prevented? Where can I get more information? ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...spread through contact with infected blood. Before donated blood was screened for evidence of HIV infection and before heat-treating techniques to destroy HIV in blood products were introduced, HIV was transmitted through transfusions of... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...2nd jab i see few small red rash has appeared in my hand(arm) and thigh. This has made me scared. Now i'm wondering if the treatment has failed as I might have got coinfection with HIV. Can HIV coinfection make the syphilis treatment to fail.... Read more »

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... Home > News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten... 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 »