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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is it possible for the secondary syphilis rash to be healed by clobetasol lotion? but the rashes came back again just after a few days. do i have syp?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Syphilis testing: Syphilis is tested via blood for secondary infections and if you are concerned about it, see a MD for testing.
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