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What Medications Are Used To Treat Syphilis

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Syphilis and HIV

I was diagnosed with HIV and syphilis. My CD count is 795 and VL 1000. My doctor prescribed Ciploxx 500mg for 10 days. Is this the correct medication to treat syphilis. I am busy taking it but would like to know if I should insist on a more...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Ciplofloxacin (Cipro, Ciploxx) is NOT a treatment for syphilis.Penicillin injections are the preferred treatment for syphilis (usually one shot per week for 1 or 3 weeks depending Read more »

syphilis, one or three injections?

I was recently diagnosed with having secondary syphilis, I am hiv+, not taking medication, and t... Read more »

Syphilis and RPR Titers

Hello, I was treated for Syph in November 1992 with an RPR of 1:512. I also had a spinal tap which... 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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...appear: ringing in the ears decrease in the ability to hear clearly difficulty seeing clearly headache If left untreated, neurosyphilis can develop, leading to severe complications. The germs that cause syphilis can also infect the... 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 »
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navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does the navy test annually for HIv 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 »

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 »