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Who Is The Most Affected By Syphilis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and HIV: A Dangerous Duo Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men

A blog by Gail Bolan, M.D., Director of the Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses surveillance data released in CDC's 2011 STD Surveillance Report. Bolan draws attention to the increase in primary... Read more »
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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis

A national plan to eliminate syphilis in the United States has been created by the Centers for Disease Control. This plan has specific health implications for people at risk for and living with HIV. Syphilis infection is known to increase the... Read more »
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Syphilis

Hi, i was wondering can you get Syphilis from sucking dick and what are the side affects. Thank You ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, in fact syphilis is very easy to transmit through oral sex, particularly if sores or mucous patches are present. Symptoms of syphilis vary with the stage of infection. They can include painless sores and rashes. Left untreated, syphilis... Read more »

Pls Help - Syphilis testing question:

Hi Dr. Bob,About 14 months ago I had unprotected exposure and have been distraught ever since. I was so fearful of HIV i had tests done out to 10 months and have finally gotten over my fears it... Many thanks to you as a big part of getting me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Conclusive.2.As you read, it's "common!" Exactly how common is irrelevant. Common is common!3.Syphilis, if you have an open lesion, can be highly contagious. What are the odds you and your wife have it? Nonexistent. Your... Read more »

DR. SHANNON HELP! HIV & SYPHILIS CORRELATION! PLEASE HELP 2nd time I ask!

Hi, First of all thank you for all of your help throughout this forum, it is of great relief. I have several questions that I need urgent help with PLEASE, I am to anxious to even sleep. 1. On May and June 2012 I had protected sex (with condom) but...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for testing are to be initially tested 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days, if this test is negative than so are you. HIV may not cause harm immediately once someone is infected and it may be 10 years before someone has... Read more »

Syphilis

Hello doc,Thanks for your immediate response. Doc is it true that i should not drink liquor for me to fully recovered? Is it true doc? And can you give me some home remedies for syphilis doc?Thank you so much doctor young....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi again,Alcohol doesn't affect syphilis or its treatment. There is no home remedy for syphilis. Only antibiotics treat syphilis.BY... Read more »
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Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »

Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi 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 »

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 »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »