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Posted on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: HI SIR YESTERDAY I CHECKED MY BLOOD,HIV 1 & 2 STAGE IS NEGATIVE BUT VDRL IS POSSITVE
IT IS POSSIBLE TO RECOVERY TO NORMAL? HOW MANY DAYS REQUIRED? NEXT MONTH MY MARRAGE CAN I GO MARRAGE?
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti 17 minutes later
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Thank you for query.I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query.
It is not clear about symptoms, duration, lesions if any,intercourse history, other diseases, etc.Why investigation was done for STDs.Time since exposure if any.
Please get back with details and clear photos if any lesions.
It is good that HIV is negative, time since exposure is required.
VDRL titres is required .Treatment taken if any required.VDRL titres decreases with treatment .But may not become negative
You can get back with details for clarification.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh D Basti
Dermatologist and venereologist
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