What is Yaws?

Yaws is a tropical infection of the skin, bones and joints caused by the spirochete bacterium, Treponema pallidum pertenue.

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Hi, my name is Pagnarith from Cambodia. I have a friend who had an accident few years ago and after the accident his leg getting blacker and...

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i can feel your concerns
if leg is swollen and it's colour is changing, then you need to consult a surgeon...

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VDRL Negative and TPHA positive hello Doctor, i recently got VDRL negative and TPHA positive, Doctor asked me to take penicillin(24) injection for...

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Treatment depends on stage of illness

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You got VDRL negative and TPHA test positive. VDRL is a...

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i am tested positive for trapenoma pallidum, took seven injections of penicillin daily for seven days and i am taking Pentids 800 and Cefdinir...

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Treponema pallidum is a type of bacteria which mostly causes syphilis but also diseases like bejel and yaws.

If your doctor diagnosed you with...

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