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Symtoms of syphillis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Yes Can Syphilis be detected on a regular blood test?
Doctor :  
no
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not on regular blood test
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there is VDRL test to be done
User :   I think i have syphillis because 1 month ago i had unprotected sex. and im starting to see something in my penis
User :   Like a red bump
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Its tiny with no pain
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does it icth or pain?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
was the unprotected intercourse with someone knwn or unknown?
User :   known
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do you or your partner have multiple partners?
User :   I dont know
Doctor :  
please provide age, and location
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i suggest you can get the lesion examined by a physician
User :   what about a local doctor? is it okay?
Doctor :  
and get the prescription for the blood test
Doctor :  
yes it should be fine as long as he is authorized to prescribe you the blood tests
User :   What about a regular doctor
User :   oh okay
User :   But can he tell my parents?
User :   I will be in deep trouble
Doctor :  
it can be kept confidential on request
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and treatment taken if diagnosis is made

Doctor :  
you will have request the doctor
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