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A 18-year-old male asked:

small bumps have appeared on sides of my fingers palms of hands and side of feet past few days pictures in health records scared its a sign syphillus?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Not syphilis: Unable to find a picture, but what u r .Ncerned about is secondary syphilis. The first .Stage is signs of an std which is usually a discharge locally. Stage 2 r open clear draining painless open lesions, not bumps as u described. They r contagious and microscopic evaluation of the fluid will b+4 spirocitits (sp)[email protected] this stage if caught early is 5treatable but best results r 4 stage 1, saw on wrist.
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Bump: Syphillis is called the "great imitator", that is a rash from syphillis can look like any other rash; however one can not diagnosed syphyllis symply by looking at a rash, therefore specefic test for it must be performed, see a doctor for further evaluation.

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