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Will The Syphilis Rash Go Away

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 soles of your feet, it may cover your whole body or... Read more »

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... 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 »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...However, if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage. Secondary Stage Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the development of a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

... Until 1997, it seemed that syphilis rates were declining in Canada. However, since then, outbreaks of syphilis have been reported in every major Canadian urban centre. Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

...born dead or have brain damage! These are other signs of syphilis: Losing patches of hair Losing eyebrows A rash on the body (anywhere on the body) A rash on the bottom of the feet or the palms of the hands are another symptom of... Read more »
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Pls Advice...Am I infected?

Posted by Cerezo70, 3 Replies
...Dear all, In january, i had an unprotected sexual encounter with a lady that i barely knew. Three weeks ago, i developed rashes on my arms all the way down to my palms. They are not going away. I did test myself using 1/2 HIV Test and it showed... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...it as syphilis and gave me my first penicillin jab and some medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had gone but i still had tinglish feeling and muscle and joints pain on a off. I had my second jab two weeks after my... 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 Read more »

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 Read more »