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What is syphilis

Syphilis is an STD caused by a bacteria called spirochete.

Symptoms of the four stages of syphilis

Primary Syphilis

  • Developing sores (not painful)
Secondary Syphilis

  • Fever
  • Achiness
  • Rashes

Latent(hidden) Syphilis

  • spirochetes cannot be seen
  • person faces a period of illness
Tertiary Syphilis

  • spirochetes spread over the body and affect the brain, the heart, the spinal cord, and bones.
  • Difficulty walking
  • Numbness
  • Gradual blindness

Treatment of Syphilis

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