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What Percent Of People Have Syphilis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Syphilis Infections Up 30 Percent Each Year: Report

The number of syphilis infections in China is growing by 30 percent each year, state media reported recently. The STD is now one of the country's top five infectious diseases after being almost eradicated 50 years ago, according to a ministry of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota: Syphilis Cases Up 191 Percent Among State's Gay Men

Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced that syphilis cases among men who have sex with men rose 191 percent, from 34 cases in 2004 to 99 cases last year. About 37 percent of those newly infected with syphilis were co-infected with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Syphilis Cases Drop Nearly 30 Percent

San Francisco syphilis cases declined by 27 percent, from 346 cases the first half of 2004 to 251 cases so far this year, according to the city's July 22 STD report. Despite a one-month increase in June, this year marked the first decrease since... Read more »
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Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your response, indicating that you were confused about my question. Without regard to your opinion about my safe sex practices, the question I was asking was how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for clarifying your question. If you've been completely faithful to your partner for the last two years and recently tested positive for syphilis, you either have had syphilis for quite some time or you contracted it from your... Read more »

Are the 3 percent people with bad immune systems?

Hi Shannon,Are the people that take longer than 3 months or up to 6 months people with weakened or bad immune systems? I got tested neg. at 4 months. What should I do now?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hiyes they are. As long as there has been no exposure during this 4 months than you are negative.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andrew,The clinical course of syphilis can vary considerably from person to person. Add HIV into the equation and things become even more confusing, as HIV severity varies considerably as well and this can effect the course of a concurrent... Read more »

syphilis

how does syphilis spreads? and what are t he effects as an adult?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. BobSyphilis worries... Aug 17, 2010Dear 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... Read more »
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absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

10 Percent

Posted by Bear60
I just love this ten percent number that everyone keeps throwing around.
10% of all men are gay
Today, in the paper were the results of a study done on STRAIGHT men....seems 10% of them have sex with other men. These are men who identify as straight.... Read more »

what percent

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what percent would someone have of being hiv pos if they tested neg 4 times using the elisa, antigen test hiv 2 test way way past the window with ongoing symptoms, doesnt the more tests you take give u the 100% mark or can i still not be sure even... Read more »