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Will a rash caused by syphilis itch and how long will it stay without treatment?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: It can.

An itchy rash can occur in syphilis, typically in its secondary form. It can be on the pal of the hands, and is contagious.
Diagnosis and treatment is very important- this usually involves one intramuscular dose of benzathine penicillin.

In brief: It can.

An itchy rash can occur in syphilis, typically in its secondary form. It can be on the pal of the hands, and is contagious.
Diagnosis and treatment is very important- this usually involves one intramuscular dose of benzathine penicillin.
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Syphillis

Rash not common ulcerated lesion called chancre not painful but will go away after 1-2 weeks does not mean infection gone.
Needs antibiotic therapy.

In brief: Syphillis

Rash not common ulcerated lesion called chancre not painful but will go away after 1-2 weeks does not mean infection gone.
Needs antibiotic therapy.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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