Weakens the immune system by destroying vital cells that are needed to fight off disease and infections. The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. Symptoms may involve a flu-like episode within the first 2-4weeks after infection. Testing may be performed through either the blood, urine, or oral fluid. Rapid HIV is available with results in 20 minutes!
A sexually transmitted disease that if not treated can cause long term complications. Symptoms can vary with syphilis depending on the stage of the disease. Stage 1 may involve painless sores on the genitals, rectum or mouth. Stage 2 involves a body rash. Stage 3 may not occur for some time and may be symptomless but can cause damage to the brain, eyes, nerves or heart. Testing involves the collection of a blood sample.