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Can syphilis be cured?

Can syphilis be cured?

Germ can be killed: The germs of syphillis can be cured with antibiotics. If that germ has injured or destroyed some tissues in your body those tissues may or may not be able to recover after treatment. ...Read more

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Syphilis (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease involving a ...Read more


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How do you cure syphilis?

How do you cure syphilis?

Peniccilin: Good old-fashioned penicillin is still the standard first line treatment for syphilis. For people with an allergy to penicillin there are other antibiotics available. Syphilis is a treatable std. Get tested. ...Read more

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Is it possible for syphilis to cure itself?

No: The symptoms may go away, but you'll still be infected, which could cause problems later. ...Read more

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What re the symptoms of syphilis and its cure?

What re the symptoms of syphilis and its cure?

Syphilis: Doxycycline can be a cure to syphilis but it is not the most effective treatment. There is a special Penicillin known as Bicillin or Penacillin G that at 2.4 million units is 100% curative. Syphilis is experienced in three phases but there are often no symptom between phases. Blood testing and antibody titer monitoring are the norms for making sure the treatment was effective. ...Read more

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Can syphilis be cured or treated for a lifetime or forever?

Yes: Unlike some stds such as herpes, the early stages of syphilis are easily cured (forever) with appropriate antibiotic (penicillin shot in the muscle being the drug of choice). Untreated syphilis can eventually result in a non-curable form (known as tertiary syphilis) which is nowadays quite uncommon in our country. ...Read more

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If you found syphilis at 9 months would it be too late to cure it?

Never too late to Rx: Syphilis progresses in 3 stages, the initial sore, the blood borne spirochete, and finally crossing the blood brain barrier. Unlike the carol king song "it's too late" from her tapestry album, we rarely see 3rd stage disease because it is usually caught and treated prior to infiltrating the brain. Can that happen in 9 untreated months? It depends on the hosts' resistance and the rapidity of rx. ...Read more

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My ex husband gave me syphilis, 2 yrs ago. I had it treated at that time, and have had no other issues. Is it cured?

More info needed: You will need to follow up with the doctor who treated your syphilis to check what your number (RPR) is. Usually RPR will be elevated before treatment, but declines with appropriate treatment.

Good luck and stay healthy. ...Read more

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What is the cure of treponema pallidum (syphilis)?

Treatment: Depending on the stage of syphilis, intramuscular of intravenous penicillin is recommended with Doxycycline as a back up for penicillin allergy. Follow-up testing is recommended. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for syphilis?

Is there a cure for syphilis?

You can kill germ: The syphillis germ can be killed with antibiotics. Tissue that has been scarred or distroyed by the germ before it was detected may or may not recover from the injury. ...Read more

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If I was treated with the appropriate shot of penicillin one day after possible exposure to Syphilis, is this enough to cure it?

If I was treated with the appropriate shot of penicillin one day after possible exposure to Syphilis, is this enough to cure it?

STD prophylaxis: Syphilis is very susceptible to penicillin, and the prophylactic dose is sufficient to protect, but a sustained blood level is given by only certain types of penicillin, so check with your physician to see which kind was given. ...Read more

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Will 1 g of azithromycin cure syphilis?

Will 1 g of azithromycin cure syphilis?

Yes and no: In many parts of the world, including much of the US and Europe, syphilis bacteria are resistant to azithromcyin, so it is not used or recommended for treatment or prevention. However, it is effective and sometimes used where resistance isn't a problem, such as many parts of Africa. ...Read more

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How syphilis become cure after treatment?

Penicillin: Syphilis is treated with penicillin, usually via intramuscular injections. One shot for early disease and three shots (one weekly for 3 weeks) for late disease. Certain severe forms or congenital disease in babies is treated with IV doses. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure syphilis without a prescription med?

No: No. In the U.S., the only effective treatments are by prescription or injection. The preferred treatment is injected penicillin. ...Read more

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How much time does a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

How much time does a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

Here are some ...: If 1 year, give 3 weekly doses. Of course, need to be monitored with RPR / VDRL at 1, 3, 6 & 12 months after treatment. Besides, take on practicing safe sex and low-risk healthy lifestyle without obsession. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

7 days: 1 injection of benzathine penicillin will cure secondary syphillis. It will maintain blood levels of penicillin for over 15 days. It takes 7 days of continuous penicillin levels in the blood to cure secondary syphillis. ...Read more

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We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat end stage syphilis?

We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat end stage syphilis?

See a doctor: If you're saying that you have been treating syphilis with home cures, and it has progressed to the tertiary stage, that should tell you something: you could have resolved the problem at an early stage with a shot of penicillin. Since you didn't, you have a significant problem, since tertiary syphilis is quite difficult to treat. See a qualified physician immediately. ...Read more

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I had vrdl 1:64. I got 1 penicillin 1.2 shot. I took 2 tablets of doxycyline hyclate for 2 weeks every day. Is this enough to cure my syphilis. Am hiv-?

I had vrdl 1:64. I got 1 penicillin 1.2 shot. I took 2 tablets of doxycyline hyclate for 2 weeks every day. Is this enough to cure my syphilis. Am hiv-?

No way to tell: These are syphilis tests, not HIV tests. Please do yourself a double favor: (1) get a good HIV test now from your physician; (2) be a responsible lover and always use barrier protection from now on. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If you were unknowingly infected with syphilis and taking penicillin for oral surgery could that inadvertently cure the syphilis infection?

Couldn't hurt: Chances are that the antibiotic will help treat the problem; however, you probably need a longer and stronger dose to cure syphilis. The antibiotic circulates in your blood to fight bacteria. It doesn't really care where the bacteria is in your body. The real question is are you taking a strong enough dose? Only your md knows for sure. ...Read more

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Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.

Syphilis: This is possible, although appropriate duration of therapy may not be correct, and the stage of the syphilitic infection is important. Need more info to answer this accurately. ...Read more

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If you have chlamydia and didn't know you had syphilis could that one treatment cure both of those stds?

NO: 2 different antibiotics please see your doc asap because you must get the syphilis treated properly and do followup testing as if it is not treated or inadequately treated in will over time develop into 2nd and then tertiary syph which should b=never happen now adays. ...Read more

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Would a 10-day course of amoxicillin for sinus infection cure syphilis or some other STD's too if I had them?

Would a 10-day course of amoxicillin for sinus infection cure syphilis or some other STD's too if I had them?

STD: No, antibiotics are specific to the type of bacteria suspected as the infective organism and it certainly would not treat viral infection such as Herpes. You need to see your doctor and not just take some antibiotic left over in your or someone else's medicine cabinet. ...Read more

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Can a10 day course of non-penicillin antibiotics orally to treat Strep throat unknowingly cure/treat primary or secondary syphilis?

Can a10 day course of non-penicillin antibiotics orally to treat Strep throat unknowingly cure/treat primary or secondary syphilis?

Here are some ...: I would not contemplate the possible effective Rx for asymptomatic syphilis. If you think you're in a high risk for syphilis due to personal lifestyle, just do inexpensive indirect serological test first (VDRL or RPR) ; if (+), do direct confirming serological test (FTA-ABS test). So, ask Doc timely for detail. ...Read more

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What is black syphilis?

A myth: There's no such thing as "black syphilis." it's an old myth, perhaps told to soldiers to keep them from having sex with locals. ...Read more

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How do you get syphilis?

Exposure to germ: Syphillis is usually transmitted sexually thru contact with an infected person. That person may be asymptomatic and or have thought they had a flu like illness as their only symptoms. Risk of transmission is estimated at 30% per contact during the contageous phaze. Infected women pass it to their babies during pregnancy in the first years they have untreated disease. ...Read more

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How is syphilis treated?

Pencillin: Preferably with high-dose penicillin, either given by injection or infusion, depending on the stage. ...Read more

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How does syphilis spread?

How does syphilis spread?

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. ...Read more

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How do syphilis sores heal?

Antibiotics: Use the right kind of antibiotics would do. Let dermatologist help you, don't treat yourself. ...Read more

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Is syphilis spread in the air?

Is syphilis spread in the air?

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. ...Read more