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Where Do Men Get Syphilis From

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...driven the overall rate increase for the U.S. to 54 percent from 2002 to 2006. Between 2005 and 2006, the number of cases in men increased 11.8 percent, reflecting an increase in syphilis in men who have sex with men. Additionally, an increase of... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequent Testing of Highly Sexually Active Gay Men Is Required to Control Syphilis

... In the developed world, the incidence of syphilis among gay men has been increasing substantially. The authors developed an individual-based mathematical model describing syphilis transmission Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...decade, rates of syphilis have soared in Canada and other high-income countries. Syphilis outbreaks are common and ongoing among men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States and possibly elsewhere, rates of syphilis among MSM are so high... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Syphilis on Rise Among Men With Same-Sex Partners

... According to a new report by the Chicago Department of Public Health, syphilis is increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM), which health officials fear is partly being Read more »
Connect With Others

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...( ) Also during this period, the United States was involuntarily conducting SYPHILIS EXERIMENTS on BLACK MEN ... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...encouraging to public health authorities who have worried that increasing syphilis infection, especially among gay and bisexual men, is a sign that people at high risk for HIV have grown complacent about practicing safe sex. Syphilis has been on... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is U.S government bio-weapon

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
...( ) Also during this period, the United States was involuntarily conducting SYPHILIS EXERIMENTS on BLACK MEN ... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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. Did... Read more »