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A 46-year-old female asked:

i had sylipps i had one shot then had sex then had taken the other shot the next wk then i taken my last shot the third wk am i still infected?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Restest: Syphilis is highly sensitive to treatment with penicillin. It sounds like you have been treated correctly. My concern is that you may have given it to the person you had sex before you were properly treated. You will need to be retested to make sure it is gone and all of your partners needed to be tested as well.

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