Syphilis

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. How to Identify Syphilis Blister

    Generally, blisters are pocket fluids between the upper layers of the skin caused by syphilis. There are other causes too like freezing, friction, chemical burns, and other infections. A person with blisters has the area of the skin filled with plasma, blood, pus, or serum, depending on the circumstances of its formation. This article would discuss blisters and how it relates to syphilis which is a sexually transmitted infection. Causes of syphilis blisters Syphilis blisters are occasioned by the... → Continue reading
  8. Are You Sure That Sore On You Is Not Syphilis Chancre?

    Syphilis, as a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum which is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the world today with numerous infected people entering the records of the World Health Organization (WHO) every year. Also, this disease usually advances in several phases just like chancre (painless ulcer) ranging from the basic stage to the more dangerous one. Syphilis has 4 stages which are: Primary Secondary Latent Tertiary Interestingly, these stages... → Continue reading
  9. The Four Deadly Stages of Syphilis

    Syphilis is well-known to be a sexually transmitted disease which presents with symptoms that are common as 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. Presently, men who have sex with men are the highest risk population... → Continue reading

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