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symptoms of syphilis in children

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Primary: Syphilis has three phases. Primary, secondary and tertiary and each is quite different in its presentation. Primary syphilis usually shows what is te ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the stage of the syphilis. So therefore if you are concerned see your doctor right away
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
See previous answer: See the answer given before.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Garland Martin
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcer: A non healing non painful ulcer.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on Staging: When left untreated, syphilis progresses through three distinct stages that include the original genital sore, a rash that covers the body, and neuros ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
45 years experience Dentistry
How old?: In days past, syphilis was a common cause of blindness in newborns
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Sayegh
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Variable: variable.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Syphilis: Doxycycline can be a cure to syphilis but it is not the most effective treatment. There is a special Penicillin known as Bicillin or Penacillin G that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The common symptoms and signs of congenital syphilis are: snuffles (white , bloody or purulent), rash, enlarged liver, spleen, and lymph nodes, and ja ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Syphilis(s) is a germ that can pass to the fetus at any stage of pregnancy if it enters the blood stream at that time. If mom has treated or latent s ... Read More

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