Syphilis

  1. Syphilis symptom checker

    Syphilis symptom checker
    Syphilis symptoms might look like signs of other diseases due to their high heterogeneity. Through the years, the condition took the nickname The Great Pretender because it looked like it could mimic so many other diseases, making it a quite challenging diagnosis. Therefore, it is almost impossible to diagnose syphilis without getting tested and only by relying on its symptomatology. The following are the four stages of syphilis, primary and secondary ones being the most contagious. → Continue reading
  2. How to identify syphilis blisters

    How to identify syphilis blisters
    Syphilis overview Syphilis is an STD caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It can affect individuals of all ages. However, it mostly affects those that have unprotected sex or risky sexual behaviors. Syphilis has four stages. It is a genital ulcerative disease that may lead to death if left untreated. Those that should get regular screenings for the disease are men who have sex with men (MSM), sex workers, pregnant women, people with HIV, and individuals whose partners have... → Continue reading
  3. What is syphilis

    What is syphilis
    Syphilis is a sexually-transmitted infectious disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Epidemiologically speaking, syphilis affects an estimated 6 million people annually. Even though syphilis is curable and early identifiable, according to the World Health Organization, it continues causing high levels of mortality and morbidity. Syphilis is detectable through a syphilis test, which establishes the diagnosis together with some of the most prominent clinical symptoms and signs. Regardless of the continuous medical updates on syphilis, this sexually transmitted infection... → Continue reading
  4. The Four Deadly Stages of Syphilis

    The Four Deadly Stages of Syphilis
    Syphilis is a well-known sexually transmitted disease. Patients with syphilis often experience symptoms that are also witnessed in other related diseases. Syphilis is caused by the pathogen Treponema pallidum, and can be spread through direct contact of a broken skin with an infectious lesion, especially through sexual activities. As far as the spread of syphilis is concerned, men are more susceptible to the disease than women. Men who have sex with men have the highest risk contracting syphilis. Teenagers... → Continue reading
  5. Is Black Syphilis for Real or Just a Myth?

    Is Black Syphilis for Real or Just a Myth?
    Black Syphilis is referred to as a pseudo-legendary STD by some who claim its probable origin is from East Asia. Syphilis is occasioned by a bacterium known as Treponema Pallidum. Black Syphilis affects the genitals and as it makes progress, the affected area begins to degenerate till it totally rots off. Many have insisted that Black Syphilis is not a real disease. It is said to be invented by the U.S military for the sole purpose of preventing their soldiers from paying visits to brothels during the Vietnam and Korean wars. → Continue reading
  6. STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex

    STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex
    Do you know you can still contract some of the STDs even without having sex? You do not really have to be sexually active to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Before you dive into the specifics of how it is even possible, it is important for you to first understand a few terminologies. When it comes to ‘sex’, it generally means oral sex, anal sex, and penis-in-vagina sex. Penis-in-vagina is considered the only viable form of sex. However, there... → Continue reading
  7. How to Distinguish Cold Sores from Syphilis Sores

    There are several kinds of sores that can develop on the lips and the genitals. The features and locations of these sores can make them very confusing, as the cold sores of herpes can easily be mistaken for syphilis sores also known as chancres. Are There Differences Between Cold Sores and Syphilis Sores? Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and syphilis do have sores as a common symptom, but the nature of these sores differs. We will be highlighting the several... → Continue reading
  8. Syphilis Rash

    Rashes are a feedback mechanism the human body relies on to tell that something isn’t wholly right with the system. These feedbacks should be taken seriously because whatever the infection or disease is, finding a solution should not be far-fetched. This is because almost every ailment in the world can be cured one way or another. These rashes can sometimes be very tiny and insignificant, yet other times the rashes can be big and visible on the skin for several... → Continue reading
  9. All You Need to Know About Syphilis Sore

    The mere mention of this infection could be very scary especially to those who know less about the infectious disease. Syphilis sore, being a sexually transmitted disease which is caused by bacteria, may be passed from an infected person to an uninfected fellow during sexual intercourse. This transmission could also be as a result of the relationship between a mother and the baby in the womb or a blood transfusion. A person infected with syphilis sore – the obvious... → Continue reading
  10. Does Syphilis Affect The Mouth Too?

    Nearly 20 million new cases of syphilis disease affect people in the United States every year according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. These highly preventable diseases usually come with symptoms that affect the entire body system – including the mouth. If anyone showing signs of sexually transmitted infection (STI) symptoms, presumably they are considered to be infected with the sexually transmitted disease. Most often times than not, not all STDs are curable even if they happen... → Continue reading

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