Syphilis

Bacterial

What is it ?

Syphilis is an STD caused by a bacterium that can cause ulcers or chancers.

Symptoms

  • painful ulcers
  • fever
  • rash
  • joint pain
  • muscle aches

Methods of Transmission

  • Vaginal, Anal, and Oral Sex

Treatment Information

  • Both partners take their antibiotics at the same time.

Conseguences if Untreated

  • metal and physical disabilities
  • premature death
  • deafness
  • death

How to avoid spreading Syphilis

  • Abstain or be monogamous
  • Use a latex condom
  • Avoid recreational drugs