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Where Does A Person Get Tested For Syphilis

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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
...be overlooked. If primary syphilis is not treated, however, the infection moves to the secondary stage.Secondary SyphilisMost people with secondary syphilis have a non-itchy skin rash. Although the rash is usually on the palms of your hands and... Read more »

few more qestions: neurosyphilis or tertiary syphilis and testing

I had a follow up question as well. Say if an individual has neurosyphilis. Would the fta-abs and... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...engage in group sex is a more efficient way of curbing syphilis epidemics. In addition, tracing the regular partners of infected persons is the most efficient intervention and can produce a significant epidemiological impact with relatively high... Read more »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...have sex only with other positive guys, so they can forgo condoms without having to worry about spreading HIV to an uninfected person. This is great for HIV prevention, but it can lead to infection with syphilis (and other STDs). So what's the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...called Treponema pallidum . Transmission The most common way to get syphilis is by having sexual contact with an infected person. If you are infected, you can pass the bacteria from infected skin or mucous membranes (linings), usually your... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Rate of Syphilis Cases on the Rise

...is available locally as part of a $65 panel of STD tests administered by the health department. Penicillin to treat infected persons and partners is free. UAF offers a syphilis blood test for $5. Back to other news for July 2010 Search... Read more »
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can someone explain this?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can someone tell me what the VDRL test does? I thought that was for Syph and not hiv? Can anyone explain? And what does a reactive/non-reactive VDRL result mean? Read more »

navy testing

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

RNA testing,

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...time between infection and when it will actually show up on a test is called the window period. During the window period, a person does in fact have HIV but not enough antibodies yet to show up on an HIV antibody test. If a person has an antibody... Read more »

Nervous Wreck!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...back for another test or that I needed to. However I've had little seeds of doubt put in my head by my own admission and other people asking or telling me that I should test again. I've basically been living with this disease for over a year now... Read more »