It is passed from person to person during vaginal, anal, or oral sex through direct contact with sores called chancres.
It is easy to be cured in the early stages. Treatment will kill future bacteria but not save what has already been done.
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?