STDs Community
Syphilis re-testing
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding STD issues such as: Chlamydia, Crabs (pubic lice scabies), Gonorrhea, Hepatitis (viral), Herpes, HPV, Molluscum Contagiosum, PID, Rectal Infections, Syphilis, Trichomonas, Warts, Yeast Infection

For questions and support for HPV/genital warts, please visit our HPV Community. For questions and support for Herpes, please visit our Herpes Community.

Please note, this forum does not cover AIDS/HIV issues. Please visit our HIV Prevention Community for information and support.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Syphilis re-testing

I was diagnosed with syphilis with a tither of 1:2 and reactive. Due to my allergy to penicillin, the doctor prescribed a 2 week treatment of doxycycline. I have completed the treatment. How long should I wait to be retested to make sure the treatment was effective? What would the expected results be?
Tags: syphilis
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
You will probably have a reactive test for a while, but that number of 1:2 is very low, were you ever diagnosed with syphilis before?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
No, never. I got the chancre scab about month ago, then got the bloodwork with those results. Is it worth getting bloodwork again soon or should I wait? Is the two week dose of doxycycline a sure cure?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
We can't/don't give out any kind of medicine info.

Wait a total of 4 weeks after medication for a retest. Still seems like a very low number for a recent infection.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
STDs Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top STDs Answerers
101028_tn?1419606604
Blank
gracefromHHP
PA
3149845_tn?1435685023
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
alexsp87
Spain
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
jockojohnson
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
greenranger