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What Part Of The Body Does Syphilis Affect

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about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year, from 2005 to 2006, the rate of syphilis jumped 12 percent.There also was a dramatic change in which groups the disease affects the most. An increase of primary and secondary syphilis in males has driven the overall rate increase for the... Read more »

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... 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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...year, from 2005 to 2006, the rate of syphilis jumped 12 percent. There also was a dramatic change in which groups the disease affects the most. An increase of primary and secondary syphilis in males has driven the overall rate increase for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...nodes may remain swollen for several months. Still, early-stage syphilis can have minimal symptoms and may go unnoticed by affected people. Troublingly, treponemes have been found in the spinal fluid of people with primary syphilis, regardless... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...activity level, ethnicity, etc. are entered in a computer. While the person is lying down, electrodes are attached to various parts of the body and a small electric signal is circulated. This signal cannot be felt. BIA measures the resistance... Read more »
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Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
...The Most Important Body Part: My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body. Through the years I would take a guess at what I Read more »

Just found out 2 days ago...

Posted by Iris, 15 Replies
3 weeks ago I found out I was pregnant, happy happy joy joy!! I really wanted this baby, was ready to start a new life (become a "real" adult..). Saw the mid-wife last week - first appointment - routine bloodwork etc etc. Was called at work 3 days... 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 »

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 »