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I had a blood test 3 days agoThe TPPA was positive

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I had a blood test for syphilis 3 days agoThe TPPA was positive and the RPR was negative.
I have had syphilis in the past and it was successfully treated (6 years ago). Are the above results showing that I am free if syphilis now?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, those are showing that you have prior treatment for syphilisit can indicate acute infection but we know your history so you should be good
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So you believe there is no risk of having syphilis currently?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I believe you are free from syphilis
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
welcome