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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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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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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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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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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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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