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4 stages: Primary: 1 chancre/sore or more painless sores at site of entry of syphilis bacterium. Lasts 3 - 6 weeks. If untreated progresses to Secondary stage: Skin rashes & sores in mouth, vagina or anus. Onset when 1ary healed or few weeks later. May have fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat. Untreated progresses to latent & Tertiary stage. 1-many years late & damage brain, joints etc. ...Read more
Many symptoms: You get syphilis through unsafe sex. It can cause a painless ulcer on your genitals. But it can also cause a rash, fever, large lymph nodes, many other symptoms. It can also lead to other more serious complications. If you think you may have a sti, get tested! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would the rash itself would go away in secondary syphilis using clobetasol? And the rash would be back? I'm just asking about the rash and not disease
I am 25 years of age. i am infected with latent syphilis. . please help me. the cause of this disease is excessive masturbation.
Unusual statement: You don't get syphilis by masturbating.You get it from an infected person having some form of sexual contact or you are born with it passed down by your mother.Latent syphillis is curable with antibiotic treatment although some of the damaage done by the germs may not return to normal. ...Read more
Can psoriasis cause biological false positive syphilis (RPR)? can I have BFP syphilis and have nothing wrong with me and never get autoimmune disease?
Mumps: HIV and syphilis are not likely to cause pain in testes. Bacterial infection of the testes and epididymus can cause testicular pain. Passing crystals and stones in urine can cause referred pain in testes. Infection with mumps virus can cause inflammation and pain in testes in addition to salivary gland and pancreas. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you are infected with syphilis and Lyme disease would regular antibiotic treatment work?
My syphilis serology test result came back reactive? What does this mean? I'm 15wks pregnant. I have to see the infectious disease control Dr's.
Possibly syphilis: You may have been exposed to syphilis recently or in the past. A set of tests will help to determine what is the case. There is also a likelihood that the fact that you are pregnant has thrown off the test and made it false positive, which means you don't have syphilis. Work with the health department. ...Read more
I keep get biological false positive syphilis (through rpr) i dont have lupus.i do have psoriasis. can i have BFP and never get autoimmune disease.
Yes: Plenty of folks have biologic false positives and are otherwise completely healthy. ...Read more
Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.
Guillaume duchenne's, documented a disorder that develops in conjunction with syphilis. what is this?
Here are some ...: This disorder is also called in more generic general term as locomotor ataxia, first described by a French neurologist, Guillaume-duchenne, which manifests as a part of late advanced stage of syphilis affecting the dorsal white column of spinal cord or called tabes dorsalis. As a result, the affected patient will walk incoherently like orbotic movements. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer