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Will Untreated Syphilis Lead To Testicular Removal If Left Untreated

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Hepatitis C & Enlarged Spleen left untreated

What happens with a person who has an Enlarged Spleen and it is not removed or the under laying cause most likely Hepatitis C with Bridging Fibrosis is not treated? I get extreme pain in the upper left & right quad's. Have no insurance and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I share your concern for liver disease, expecially if your liver shows bridging fibrosis and you have an enlarged spleen. I would consider speaking to a social worker to see if they can assist you in determining how you might obtain financial... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »

Syphilis

Could you please explain how syphilis may manifest itself and when tests would begin to show... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

Today in Manila, the World Health Organization met with public health experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Newark, New Jersey: Syphilis Cases Rise as Nation's Continue to Fall

In the most recent city rankings, released Tuesday in San Diego at the National STD Conference, Newark had the ninth-highest incidence of syphilis in the country in 2000. The city is among a handful of US cities where the STD has been on the rise... 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. These outbreaks are not occurring in isolation -- parallel outbreaks of syphilis,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Slowing Resurgent Syphilis in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction An Epidemic Ends -- Then Resumes Syphilis Prevalence and Incidence Climbing HIV Incidence in People With Syphilis How Syphilis Starts, and How to Spot It Syphilis in the Brain, Syphilis in the Eye How... Read more »
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Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

Important!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This question may sound stupid, thats y i chose to post it here! however i was wondering if any STD left untreated can lead to hiv? im aware that STD increase the risk of aquirin hiv from another person who is infected. But if youve had no sexual... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

How can I help?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother found out his boyfriend has HIV a year ago. Jamie has had it for twelve years but neglected to tell my brother so that he could protect himself. My brother will not go get tested. I have begged him to over and over. He wants to die.What... Read more »