Why Is Syphilis A Higher Risk For Hiv
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Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York CityThe current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women... Read more »
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Ask the Experts
Columbia UniversityYou are indeed lucky in that you have not become infected. Both a higher viral load and the presence of other co-infections - particularly any open sores as occurs with herpes - raises the risk for transmission of HIV to you and also transmission... Read more »
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 »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »
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Posted by daguy402, 1 ReplyHi,
I recently had an unprotected incounter in South America. About three days later I experienced a discharge as well as pain duting urination. My main concern is that after doing some research on the web it seems the odds of contracting HIV... Read more »
Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyDear Friends I am form India.
Let me tell you my circumstances...
My Father-in-Law has been tested HIV positive few days back.
Me & my wife was their guest for 2 days.
During this visit we had used the tongue-cleaner made of stainless steel used by... Read more »
Posted by WorriedinCA2 weeks ago I had sex with a girl I met at a bar. We had sex with a condom, then started making out, and she got on top of me and we had sex for 15-20 seconds without a condom, when I said this wasn't right. I then got a condom and put it on. We... Read more »
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,
accordin... Read more »
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