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Confirmatory test for syphilis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   im a 23 yo male i was diagnose with syphillis when i was 16 and got treated reacently i got tested and my result value was 1:4 and then i got tested again and it came out negative is that possible
Doctor :   tested with what method?

User :   and i got tested for hsv1 and hsv2 and i tested positive for hsv1 at 3.66 the doctor told me it was normal
User :   and rpr test
User :   an rpr test for the syphillis
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
the confirmatory test for syphillis is TPI
User :   ok
Doctor :   the RpR test can some times show false positive rsults
Doctor :  
do you have any symptoms now?
User :   no i have no sypmtoms at all
User :   that was over 6 years ago and was treated
User :   so i have nothing to worry about?
Doctor :  
nothing to worry

Doctor :  
if you dont have any symptoms
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