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When Does Syphilis Appear

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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 »

"Syphilis vs Herpes panic - does Zovirax work on Syphilis Chancres?"

Hi Erik, really hope you are able to help me because my resources are very limited where I am at... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chicago: Syphilis Cases on Rise Among Local Gay Men

Chicago health officials are reporting an increase in syphilis cases among gay men -- 170 cases last year, compared with 44 in 2000. The cases are concentrated primarily in Lake View, Uptown and Rogers Park. "Each patient with syphilis is a person... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After Years of Decline, Syphilis on Rise in Virginia

Syphilis appears to be on the rise in Virginia as the state recorded its first increase in cases last year since 1994, when 1,409 cases were diagnosed. Cases increased from 156 in 2003 to 223 in 2004. Rob Mason, assistant director of Virginia's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Syphilis Outbreak in Flint Coming to a Close, Officials Say

Genesee County health officials say the largest outbreak of syphilis in years appears to be waning. "Based upon the diagrams I have seen so far, the outbreak has already peaked, and we are on the downslide," said Mark Valacak, county Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »
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syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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 gone but i... Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »

well it appears ok so far

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
the surgery went well yesterday, so far that i can tell. the pain is really bad, which i assume will subside in due time. i was nervous the night before, but once i was on the table it was to late to turn back, of corse i was so doped up i couldnt... Read more »