A 22-year-old male asked:
Have a headache thats persited for 4days now.minds feels cloudy. suspecting syphilis had rpr was negative. supected exposure was 4years ago.
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Neurology 19 years experience
Syphilis and neg rpr: Syphilis as a cause of headache is not common. Considering your RPR was negative and your exposure was 4 years ago, this is probably not the cause.
Do you have a rash or fevers? Have you had a seizure? These might be important pieces of information too.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Though there is no reason to suspect syphilis as cause for your headaches, the fact that they are worrying you means these headaches should be evaluated. Hope that helps.
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 24, 2020
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