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How common is syphilis in the us?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: More than u think...

Though overall statistics paints a relatively low number, in certain populations such as msm (men who have sex with men) in urban centers, syphilis rates are disturbingly high - in 2010 the cdc estimates it to be 44 times higher than other men and 40 times that of women.
It is also important to remember that co-infection with HIV is not uncommon, so get tested for both!

In brief: More than u think...

Though overall statistics paints a relatively low number, in certain populations such as msm (men who have sex with men) in urban centers, syphilis rates are disturbingly high - in 2010 the cdc estimates it to be 44 times higher than other men and 40 times that of women.
It is also important to remember that co-infection with HIV is not uncommon, so get tested for both!
Dr. John Leander Po
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 8/100,000 people

He reported rate varies rising from 3/100, 000 inn 2001 to 8/100, 000 in 2009, the last year complete data is available.

In brief: 8/100,000 people

He reported rate varies rising from 3/100, 000 inn 2001 to 8/100, 000 in 2009, the last year complete data is available.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Resources

In 2010, the rate was about 15 cases per 100, 000 population in the U.
S. See: http://sgoti.Ws/zqhkwk.

In brief: Resources

In 2010, the rate was about 15 cases per 100, 000 population in the U.
S. See: http://sgoti.Ws/zqhkwk.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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