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Will The Syphilis Rash Go Away

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Rashes/Dark Red Patches will they go away?

sisHI my name is Alex a 30 year old male asian living in the Philippines, I was diagnosed with HIV in early 2009 and did nothing about it I just lived a healthy life without alcohol and cigarettes and lots of exercise I continued with my life...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
My standard practice is often to try and not start too many meds at once with overlapping side effects since if something like a rash develops it can be very tough to sort out. Both cotrimazole and efavirenz have a high rate of rashes when first... Read more »

Syphilis and HIV (SYPHILIS 2011)

I recently submitted a question regarding syphilis and HIV and you were very brief in your... Read more »

newly infected HIV and Syphilis

Dear Dr Holodniy,In October 2002, I assume I was infected with HIV and Syphilis. After a skin rash,... Read more »
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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. These outbreaks are not occurring in isolation -- parallel outbreaks of syphilis,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

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Straight Talk About Syphilis

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Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

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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 »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in week 5. Doctor confirmed 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... Read more »

rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there again
a question concerning rashes
me and my boyfriend both got them, but mine was different to his. He got his a week after i got mine. After putting a rash cream on mine it went away. He got told his was a fungal rash and was given a... Read more »

Rash Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible that the rash would come and go within a 3 - 4 hour period or would it typically stay longer?

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