Syphilis

It is passed from person to person during vaginal, anal, or oral sex through direct contact with sores called chancres.

 

How do you get it?

 

 

How do you know if you have

 

it?

 

The first sign of syphilis

 

 is a chancre, a painless

 

genital sore that most often

 

appears on the penis or in

 

and around the vagina

It is easy to be cured in the early stages. Treatment will kill future bacteria but not save what has already been done.

 

 

Can it be cured?

Can be treated at a local clinic or a hospital

Where can you get tested and treated?

If the illness is still not treated, tertiary syphilis can develop over a period of years and involve the nerves, eyes, and brain and can potentially cause death

What can happen if you don't get treated?

 

1. What is a symptom of of Syphilis?

 

2. How can you contract it?

 

3. What happens if it is not treated?

 

4. Can Syphilis be treated?

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