A 33-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

how does syphilis spread?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin to skin contact: Syphilis is spread via skin to skin contact with an infected painless sore called a chancre. If the infected sore come into contact with another person during any type of sexual activity then the other person is at risk and should be tested.
Answered on May 28, 2020
2
2 thanks
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Syphilis: By any type of sex.
Answered on May 9, 2018
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Syphillis is not spread in the air like a flu or cold. Transmission requires direct contact with the germ.This can be as it passes mom to baby in her ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood: Syphilis si spread through the body through the blood stream.
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease.
3
3 comments
1
1 thank
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Neurosyphilis: This is a confusing question -- not sure what you're asking. But you definitely cannot have neurosyphilis if your syphilis blood test is negative. Peo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month