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What is syphilis?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD), caused by spiral-shaped spirochete bacterium, Treponema pallidum . The disease has been known under many names during histor (MORE)

Where did syphilis originate?

Syphilis first appeared in Spain The disease origins are unknown but there are two hypotheses. One is that the disease came back from the New World with Columbus and the secon (MORE)

Can you get reinfected by syphilis?

you dont as long as you have been treated with penicillin antiboitic. But i heard your syphillis test will always show positive once you had the treatment.

What is syphilis and how can you get it?

Syphilis is a Sexually transmitted disease which is contracted through sexual contact with an infected parter, either through genital or oral sex. tertiary (untreated syphilis (MORE)

What is 'syphilis'?

Syphilis is an STD [sexually transmitted disease] and a very dangerous one. unless treated it will kill after it has rotted your brain.

Where does syphilis appear?

The primary stage occurs right after contact (average 21 days) and shows (usually) as a chancre (an ulcer). It can occur on any part of the body that was in contact with the p (MORE)

How do you get tested for syphilis?

A bloodsample will be taken from your arm and it will be sent to alaboratory where they will test it, then the results will be sentto your physician (or the relevant health ca (MORE)

What are treaments of syphilis?

Normal treatment for all stages is Benzathine penicillin G. Penacillin pills are not used. There are other options available in early syphilis for patients with penicillin all (MORE)

What is secondary syphilis?

Secondary syphilis is a systemic infection marked by the eruption of skin rashes and ulcers in the mucous membranes.

What is a syphilis?

It is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection. Syphilis can cause a rash, lesions & in advanced cases blindness & heart damage and death. It is very treatable, but must be (MORE)