All, I recently had a standard STD screen and my RDR test showed positive and came back at 1:8 for the quant. test. I have a scalp condition I've had for years that my dermatologist treats with 200mg daily of minocycline. I'm wondering 2 things:
1) Could the same scalp condition cause the RDR test to show a false-positive? Especially a 1:8 reading?
2) If it IS truly positive, is Minocycline 200mg daily (which I've taken for 2+ yrs) sufficient to treat for syphillis?
Thanks. I'm freaking out. I've had unprotected oral sex 1 time only 8 days ago so I'd assume that wouldn't even show positive yet. Before that only mutual masturbation 3-4 times. I thought my chances were exceedingly low but was just testing to be safe. All the sudden my RPR is positive! I'm freaking...
I'm just praying it is a "false positive" because of my scalp condition (dermatitis).
The waiting for the TP-PA test results is killing me...
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