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what are some causes on why you would test "reactive" for syphilis besides pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Syphilis: A reactive test for syphilis means you have this potentially deadly infection. Being pregnant would in no way cause you to test positive for syphilis. Please get treated urgently!

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What are the effects of syphilis on pregnancy?

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Infected baby: Penicillin, which is one of the safest drugs in pregnancy, effectively treats syphilis and will prevent spreading the infection to your baby.
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Say I have syphilis and its cured can I get pregnant ?

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Yes: Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus cavity and it's usually due to a bacteria or a virus.

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