A 33-year-old member asked:
How does syphilis spread?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Urology 9 years experience
Syphilis: By any type of sex.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Is syphilis spread in the air?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 blood, thru a tainted blood transfusion(they test it to avoid that) &direct contact with sores during sex or other contact.
6.3k viewsReviewed Sep 30, 2020
A 30-year-old male asked:
What do I do if I have syphilis?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
You need to see your physician for antibiotic treatment. No home remedies.
Reviewed Mar 17, 2021
Last updated May 28, 2020
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