Syphilis during pregnancy

Lizzie Stone

Syphilis is serious

During pregnancy, Syphilis can be harmful but many ways to reduce it. Syphilis is contagious and carried through STD and then carried to the baby

Risks Involved

Can result in death, or multiple organ problems, it can also affect ears, eyes, liver, bone marrow, skin, bones, and heart. Syphilis also increases the chance of stillborn.

Symptoms and Treatment

2-10 weeks the sore heals, secondary syphilis begins to happen. During secondary syphilis you experience rashes, which may cover the whole body, pustular lesions, grayish, white wart-like growths, fever, headache, anorexia, weight loss, sore throat.

It can be treated with antibiotics, but important to start early