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How long until syphilis turn into neurosyphilis?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 10-20 years

From the national library of medicine: neurosyphilis is caused by treponema pallidum, the bacteria that cause syphilis.
It usually occurs about 10 - 20 years after a person is first infected with syphilis. Not everyone who has syphilis will develop this complication.

In brief: 10-20 years

From the national library of medicine: neurosyphilis is caused by treponema pallidum, the bacteria that cause syphilis.
It usually occurs about 10 - 20 years after a person is first infected with syphilis. Not everyone who has syphilis will develop this complication.
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