syphilis

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

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