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Incubation Period Of Syphilis
Is syphilis related to gullain barre syndrome?What is the incubation period of syphilis on average?
Syphilis: No. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease cause by a bacteria. The neurological symptoms of syphilis take 10-20 years to develop. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an autoimmune disease with rapid ascending weakness in the legs and arms that can cause loss of respiratory function. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis will distinguish between the two diseases. Start using condoms to avoid syphilis. ...Read more
Difference: Incubation period: time when the person is first exposed to the virus to the time when the diesase start to manifest itself window period: time it takes for the test used to diagnosed the disease can reliably detect the disease; in HIV the elisa test is used to detect an antibody against the virus, it takes around 2-6 weeks for the immnune system to produce it, during this period elisa is (-). ...Read more
Complicated: Probably not infectious during the 4-7 week of incubation of the virus in your system because you are in the process of becoming infected with the virus. It has not yet taken hold of your system . After that, it can surface with symptoms or no symptoms at all and you can pass it on to others in your saliva. ...Read more
Yes but........: It is difficult to say when the incubation period started. Mycoplasma is commonly diagnosed with a blood test. The problem with the blood test called igm is that the test has too many false positive (i.e. Positive test when the disease is not present or when it has resolved), a new test called pcr is really good but most clinics do not offer it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very wide range: "Incubation period" can mean time to symptoms or time until transmissible to partners. Many STDs never cause symptoms, especially in women. When symptoms occur, typical times are gonorrhea 3-5 days; chlamydia 1-2 weeks; herpes 3-10 days; syphilis 3-6 weeks; HIV 10-20 days; HPV 1-2 mo. to transmit, 6 mo. to 2 years for warts or abnormal pap smear. If at risk, get tested; don't wait for symptoms. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It the period of time between your exposure to the germs and when you actually become ill. ...Read more
10-14 days: The period from the laying of eggs to hatching of the first nymph is 10-14 days. ...Read more
Does hiv window period depend upon the number of virus entered in body?
More virus=early hiv detection by pcr or 4th & less virus=late hiv detection?
Is incubation period different from window period in hepatitis B? If my HBsAg is negative 3 months after exposure, am I 100% free of the infection?
No: want to check hep b envelope, core as well as surface antibodies in addition to hep b surf and envelope antigen. If all neg at 6 mo then no further testing needed. If hep b surf ag and hep b e ag and core, igm surf ab neg at 3 mo then very good sign If concern for hep b then probably also concern for hep c and hiv. Testing for these should also be done. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?
Pregnant??: possibly if you are having sex - irregular menses make unprotected sex - complicated since you generally can't rely on the "lateness" of the period. I would wait a week and repeat the test if you still haven't gotten your period. Do you want to be pregnant?? if not you need to use some sort of birth control If you do - you normally ovulate on the 14 th day after you start your mense ...Read more
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