Neurosyphilis

What is Neurosyphilis?

Infection of the central nervous system by Treponema pallidum (syphilis); there are several subdivisions, including asymptomatic neurosyphilis, meningeal neurosyphilis, meningovascular neurosyphilis, paretic neurosyphilis, and tabetic neurosyphilis.

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I have suffering from persistent GAD for the last 40 years. Previously when I was 20 years of age I was treated for an STD probably syphillis. But...

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Clinical details?

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Hi Tulasiram,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to...

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I know this might be a little detailed, but my husband has been having a problem within the last 6-8 months now. A little background, he has Crohn...

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Your husband needs to be fully evaluated

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Good morning. Thank you for your detailed accounting of things that are not...

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I have blood and CSF results I need reviewed for possible neurosyphilis. Blood test VDRL and RPR negative. Blood FTA-ABS nonreactive. CSF VDRL non...

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Not necessarily.

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I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.

It is true that FTA-ABS test in the...

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I have blood and CSF results I need reviewed for possible neurosyphilis . Blood test VDRL and RPR negative. Blood FTA-ABS nonreactive. CSF VDRL non...

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Hi, doctor diagnosed me as a secondary syphllis in last December and found vdrl reactive up to 1:16, injection of 2.4 lac penicillin was given. HIV...

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I have syphills. It's in latent stages. I've been treated about 7 months ago but it has only gone done 1 fold. It should've gone down 4 the doctor...

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My Father has some problems few days back and when diagnosed by doctor through CT scan it was found as Mild Cerebral atrophy.
Also he is...

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