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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The skin lesions of syphilis are variable but will not be confined to the acne zones and will not produce pus. If you are concerned that you may have ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Congenital syphilis: A rash, enlarged lymph nodes, enlarged liver and spleen occur in the first 3 months. There may be poor weight gain, seizures, or hydrocephalus. Women ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This would depend on when in pregnancy the kid became infected. Early on it might trigger a miscarriage.In mid to late pregnancy it may go into hiding ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Syphilis symptoms: Same as anywhere else. Primary (initial) infection: genital sore, usually painless, often with swelling of nearby lymph nodes. Secondary stage (2-4 m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Moles: Moles are never a sign of syphilis. Syphilis has a charastis sign, which you can google.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and yes: Most cases of syphilis are asymptomatic most of the time. If you think you might have been exposed, you need a blood test. If recently exposed, wait u ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Pimples or acne are not a sign of syphilis.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Followup: It dies take time, and if there is a chancre- it takes a while for that to clear completely! Be aware that there are some resistant strains and addit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Those are not typical early symptoms. But if you have had risky sex, you need to make sure you don't have either one, or other std's, too. Don't wait ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Takes time.: It can take up to two weeks for you to receive all of your results. Give it some time. In the mean time if you're concerned about and std, use condoms ... Read More

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