A member asked:

Can i get syphilis by touching the rash of the person with secondary syphilis rash?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

No risk, no worries: Syphilis is an STD. Although it can be transmitted from infected mothers to their unborn babies. in adults it is only transmitted by sex. Touching is not enough. Don't worry about it.

Answered 10/20/2020



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