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What is syphilis?

What is syphilis?  Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is caused by bacterium treponema pallidum. Syphilis is most commonly passed from person to person...

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What is herpes?

Herpes is a viral sexually transmitted disease that is most commonly caused by the herpes simplex I or II virus, though there are over 100 herpes viruses that are currently...

24 April 2021

Syphilis treatment | How do you treat syphilis?

Written by Hannah Kingston - Updated on September 7, 2021 Medically reviewed by Dr Andrea Pinto Lopez, M.D. Syphilis treatment in the early stages of the condition is relatively straightforward to treat.  Penicillin...

24 April 2021

Syphilis symptoms | What are the symptoms of syphilis?

Syphilis symptoms aren’t always easy to spot because the signs can be so subtle, the first stage of syphilis, which is also known as the primary stage may present as...

24 April 2021