Who Is Most Commonly Infected With Syphilis
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit of a physical examination, it will be difficult for me to provide very... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Syphilis is a bacterial infection that canbe very serious (even fatal) if left untreated. When we are talking aboutthe symptoms of syphilis, it can be very confusing. This is because thesymptoms keep coming and... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThat is likely an RPR test result, indicating a 1 to 4 titer. Your doctor is correct, it is a nonspecific test, and could represent either new or old infection, or previously treated or untreated infection. It is quite common to have this test be... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousRise 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,
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi Guys,
I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... Read more »
Posted by rufenough, 1 ReplyHi all,
To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning.
My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a... Read more »
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