syphilis

  1. 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
  2. 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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