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Woman To Woman Spread Of Syphilis

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I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...numbness, gradual blindness, and dementia. This damage may be serious enough to cause death.How does syphilis affect a pregnant woman and her baby?The syphilis bacterium can infect the baby of a woman during her pregnancy. Depending on how long a... 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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? How does syphilis affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is the treatment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Rise in Syphilis, Cuts in Funding a Worry in Philadelphia

...Mastrogiannis said, costs $10,000 to $100,000, versus the $10 cost of a syphilis test during pregnancy. Now, whenever a pregnant woman not receiving prenatal care comes to the Temple emergency department for any reason -- "even if she has a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: "Sistas" Spread AIDS Message

...rally, SOS members performed in dramatic skits designed to point out how HIV can spread. These included the story of a faithful woman infected by her boyfriend and a promiscuous young woman who fears being tested for HIV. Back to other news... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...date. Results from the study show that a single oral dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine (NVP) given to an HIV-infected woman in labor and another to her baby within 3 days of birth reduces the transmission rate of HIV by half compared... Read more »

i got a question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...This is probably gonna sound dumb, but can a heterosexual guy get HIV from an infected woman? And if so,how? i see how a woman can get it from a man, but unless a guy is gay, or does drugs, i don't understand how he can Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Well, that 's it! I am now your anonymous admirer and faithful servant. On a less serious note. Clearly we DO NOT ADVOCATE spreading std's but, having said that, I must point out that condoms have very severe limitations in that regard. Study... Read more »