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  • Prevention of Syphilis

    Prevention of Syphilis

    The prevention of syphilis can successfully happen if one can avoid high risk sexual behaviours, by using contraception methods all the time and finally by remaining faithful in a monogamous relationship.

  • Symptoms of Syphilis

    Symptoms of Syphilis

    The symptoms of syphilis develop with its various stages. The common symptoms of syphilis in its primary stage include a small, painless sore or ulcer that appear at the site of infection such as the penis, vagina, anus, rectum, tongue or lips.

  • What is Syphilis?

    What is Syphilis?

    Understand Syphilis - Syphilis is often been labelled "the great imitator" as the many of its signs and symptoms are difficult to differentiate from those of other diseases.

  • Prognosis of Syphilis

    Prognosis of Syphilis

    Teh prognosis of syphilis is usually good if treatment is sought int he intital stages. Syphilis can be easily treated with antibiotics in the primary and secondary stages.

  • Expected Duration of Syphilis

    Expected Duration of Syphilis

    Understand Syphilis - The expected duration of syphilis depends on the stage of syphilis that a person gets treated in. For example, primary syphilis is the first stage of syphilis and at this stage a genital ulcer called chancre develops about 3 weeks after infection. The chancre can go away on its own without treatment in about 3 to 6 weeks.

  • Diagnosis of Syphilis

    Diagnosis of Syphilis

    The diagnosis of syphilis can be corrected arrived at after the doctor looks at the patient's medical history, conducts blood tests and other tests such as a spinal fluid examination.

  • Treatment of Syphilis

    Treatment of Syphilis

    The treatment of syphilis primarily happens with antibiotics. Patients in the primary, secondary, and early latent phases of syphilis (that is who have syphilis for probably less than a year) are treated with a single injection of penicillin.

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