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Is There Any Possibility For Me To Have Syphilis?

i did test RPR positive and TPHA negative but six moth ago i was TPHA.
before all i was RPR Positive and TPHA positive i got three shot penicilline but three days ago i was in sexe with a former partner who i thought treated but did not take injection.Do i have syphilis or not?
Wed, 26 Feb 2014
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Hello
TPHA negativity suggests that you dont have syphillis.
RPR can be positive for a longer time.
It is non specific test and denotes old infection.
Get yourself tested again after two weeks.
A change in titre is more important than a single positive value.
Thank you
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Is There Any Possibility For Me To Have Syphilis?

Hello TPHA negativity suggests that you dont have syphillis. RPR can be positive for a longer time. It is non specific test and denotes old infection. Get yourself tested again after two weeks. A change in titre is more important than a single positive value. Thank you