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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
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Macrosomia (Definition)

Macrosomia, also known as big baby syndrome, a condition where the fetus grows more than normal while in the uterus and so is larger ...Read more


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What type of man causes syphilis and what are the characteristics of the it?

Anyone: It is possible for anyone who is sexually active to contract syphilis and to pass it on to other sexual partners. There is no particular "type" of person who has syphilis. This is why it is important to practice safe sex and to know the infection status of your potential partners before sexual contact. ...Read more

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Does syphilis always look like a bump, or can it cause different diseases?

Does syphilis always look like a bump, or can it cause different diseases?

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 more

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Can syphilis cause chest pain ?

Syphilis: Nope. Syphilis can cause sores, rash, blisters, and then in late stages headaches. ...Read more

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Can the presence of rheumatoid factor be caused by a past history of syphilis?

Maybe.: Chronic syphilis is associated with rheumatoid factor, as any chronic infection can be. However, quickly treated case would not. Remeber, 5% of people have a positive rheumatoid factor and no disease. ...Read more

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How can herpes cause micro syphilis in newborns?

Never heard of it: Herpes and syphilis are 2 separate germs that can be passes to a fetus during pregnancy. One is a virus and one is a bacteria. They could be passed at the same time by the same person while infecting mother & baby.I have never heard of "micro syphilis". ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Large Baby (Definition)

A large baby is a clinical finding that may occur due to gestational diabetes due to significant growth of the ...Read more


Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Syphilis (Definition)

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease involving a ...Read more