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Syphilis tests and z-pak

I'm worried I have syphilis. 3 1/2 weeks I had a syphilis eia done. The testing facility I got tested at said the window for this particular test was one week to one month, the test can back negative. Still worried, I got a second test done 4 weeks later at 7 1/2 weeks post exposure, again negative. Sounds like I'm in the clear right? BUT...

After my first test I was put a z-pack for a sinus infection and I'm worried it could have effected my test result and caused a false negative. I have developed a rash on my chest that won't go away and I'm so scared that my first test was too early and my second was negated by the z-pak. Am I worrying too much? I have a dermatologist appointment on Friday to look at the rash. Some insight would be nonetheless appreciated though.

Thanks.
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7 1/2 week test is the correct time frame, conlclusive is 6 weeks.
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Really? Even though I took the antibiotics? I am very relieved by your answer, but do you think there's a chance that the azythromycin could have effected the test?
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It should not have.
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Thank you very much for your response. Ill try my best to trust my results and move on from this and figure out what this rash is all about.
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