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    Does a reactive VDRL test report indicate a problem?

Hi sir I am male 26 years old. I participate sex with female 28 from last one and half years, she already married another person. I went to laboratory for sexual diseases tests. The two test results are ABsHG is negative and VDRL is reactive. VDRL test reactive means any problem?. If it is a problem what type of treatment should I need, please tell me clearly as early as possible...... Thanking you
Fri, 26 Apr 2019
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Hello,

The VDRL positive test result means you can have syphilis infection in past or recent. You have to confirm syphilis infection by FTA ABS like a more specific test for syphilis. It can be cured by the antibiotic.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Parth Goswami, General & Family Physician
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