What is Syphilis?

Syphilis is one type of sexually transmitted disease. It is the result of a bacterial infection of the genital tract by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. It is passed from one person to another during direct sexual contact with this lesion that involves vaginal, oral, or anal sex. It can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby during pregnancy and result in stillbirth or serious birth defects.

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hello doctors, may i ask something. because it bothers me for 2 weeks now. there is a semen coming out in my penis, i consulted a doctor and he...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your query,You are passing liquid from urethral opening which you suspect it to be semen.
This is not a semen but mucus secreted...

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hi doc,,im just asking coz im positive for vdrl since im young then now when i got my medical result they said im positive for syphilis,,doc please...

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Thank you for query. Syphilis is caused by bacteria treponema,usually transmitted as can spread to partner .please use condoms to prevent...

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hi sir i am 28 years old i got a opportunity for abroad and i under went medical test and tpha is showing positive and vdrl is non reactuve and my...

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TPHA that is trepenoma pallidum hemagglutination assay is one of the confirmatory test for syphilis. You are showing this test Positive. So in...

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