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what does a non reactive syphilis test mean

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only a screening tst: Hi Jessica, A weakly reactive syphilis test or RPR test is a screening test. Syphilis and other things can cause this test to be positive. The defi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Stop worrying: 6 week negative test means UR free & clear.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Syphilis : You need to ask your treating physician to explain thes results to you
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: That is how the diagnosis is made. You should get treated.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If in doubt or you are sure you were exposed, repeat the test in 2-3 months.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Sounds ok, until...: Until the next time one has sexual or other intimate contact with a person carrying syphilis. Of course, it is very hard to tell if the people you mee ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Conclusive: If it was a syphilis ELISA or EIA best, it was conclusive at 4 weeks. No matter what type of test it was, the 6 week (41 day) result for sure is concl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Your question: If test is positive it is valid. If negative should be repeated in two weeks
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
tested? ask tester!: Your question is interesting, but incomplete. Most importantly, what known exposure you had and what treatment if any? Next what test did you have to ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Generally speaking the number or values as quoted in the literature are so-called normal "range" to cover some 95% of cases and should be used as refe ... Read More

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