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Syphilis and HIV - Syphilis Research
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- Syphilis and HIV
The risk of acquiring other STDs increases when you have syphilis, and HIV is one of the most dangerous. This eMedTV segment explores the link between syphilis and HIV, and explains why people with syphilis are more likely to get an HIV infection.
- Syphilis Diagnosis
A syphilis diagnosis cannot be made based just on symptoms, because other diseases share similar signs. This eMedTV page explains how a proper syphilis diagnosis is made, including descriptions of tests used, such as blood tests and lesion samples.
- Syphilis in Pregnant Women
Syphilis can be passed to a baby during pregnancy or childbirth. This eMedTV page explains the dangers of syphilis in pregnant women, including risks involved and the impact on infants, such as developmental delay or miscarriage.
- Syphilis Research
Developing a vaccine and new treatments and diagnostic methods are primary areas of syphilis research. This eMedTV resource explains these and other areas of research and discusses the benefits of participating in clinical studies.