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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Syphilis Testing: I am very curious by your question. It is difficult to have a false positive for syphilis so i would make sure that you are getting the right informa ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: A reactive RPR may mean that you have an infection with the organism that causes syphilis (t. Pallidum). You may need to have additional testing to c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No syphilis: Individual who tests negative on RPR syphilis screening does not have syphilis or has not had one in recent years.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Manzella
46 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Syphilis Screen: Rapid plasma reagin (rpr) is a blood test that looks for non-specific antibodies that may indicate that the organism (treponema pallidum) that causes ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not definite: There are unusual exceptions, i.e., RPR could be falsely negative in latent acquired syphilis of long duration. Individual with high antibody concent ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
No Syphilis: Rpr (rapid plasma reagin) is a test usually done to screen for the presence of antibodies produced in response to the organism that causes syphilis (t ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
RPR test: Might or might not. Was it + before? Did you have chancer? Did they swab it and see the little squiggly things in the pus? Do you know if your partn ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lots of things: Having lupus, being middle-aged or elderly, lyme disease, or just dumb luck. Some say even pregnancy can do it. Glad it was a false-positive -- syphil ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
RPR = syphilis test: Rpr (rapid plasma reagin) is a test usually done to screen for the presence of antibodies produced in response to the organism that causes syphilis (t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It means that another test is needed to confirm the disease. It is a possibility that it is syphilis but another confirmatory test is needed. Sometime ... Read More

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