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Department of Health | Infectious syphilis outbreak

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Outbreak. There is an ongoing outbreak of infectious syphilis affecting young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, predominately aged between 15 and 29 years, living in northern, central, western and southern Australia.

https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ohp-infectious-syphilis-outbreak.htm

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Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

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the prevalence of syphilis among blacks and explore the possibilities for mass treatment. The USPHS found Macon County, Alabama, in which the town of Tuskegee is located, to have the highest syphilis rate of the six counties surveyed. The Rosenwald Study concluded that mass treatment could

https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/3372911/Brandt_Racism.pdf?sequence=1

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Mother-to-child HIV, syphilis decline - Bangkok Post

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Jun 17, 2021 · "Thailand is still developing and caring for pregnant women infected with HIV or syphilis, even though we have seen a rise in syphilis infection rates, due to higher syphilis infections among ...

https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/2133471/mother-to-child-hiv-syphilis-decline

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Syphilis - STD Modules - National STD Curriculum

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May 04, 2021 · The Syphilis STD Module is a web-based training course designed to guide clinicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of syphilis.This module is based on original content developed by the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training and incorporates recommendations from the 2015 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines.

https://www.std.uw.edu/custom/self-study/syphilis

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Congenital Syphilis

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Congenital Syphilis. Congenital syphilis is an infection transmitted from pregnant person to child during pregnancy and/or delivery caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Congenital syphilis can cause severe illness in infants including premature birth, low birth weight, birth defects, blindness, and hearing loss.

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/CongenitalSyphilis.aspx

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Sexually transmitted disease? At my age? - Harvard Health

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Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in people of all ages. There were more than two million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in 2016, with significant increases in cases among middle-aged and older adults.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/sexually-transmitted-disease-at-my-age

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Syphilis - Better Health Channel

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Syphilis is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum.It can affect both men and women. Syphilis is transmitted through close skin-to-skin contact and is highly contagious when the syphilis sore (chancre) or rash is present.

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/syphilis

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Syphilis | Center for Young Women's Health

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Nov 20, 2012 · Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a spirochete (a very small organism). It can affect the entire body and needs to be treated with antibiotics early to avoid serious problems. How common is syphilis? The rate of syphilis is currently rising. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2018, there were 115,...

https://youngwomenshealth.org/2012/11/20/syphilis/

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Can you get syphilis non sexually?

BACKGROUND. CAUSATIVE AGENTS. Syphilis is a chronic infectious disease caused by the spirochaete Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is usually transmitted by sexual contact or from mother to infant, although endemic syphilis is transmitted by non-sexual contact in communities living under poor hygiene conditions.

TDR | Disease Watch Focus: Syphilis - WHO | World Health Organization

www.who.int > tdr > publications > disease_watch > syphilis

What syphilis looks like?

The rash can show up when your primary sore is healing or several weeks after the sore has healed. The rash can look like rough, red, or reddish brown spots on the palms of your hands and/or the bottoms of your feet. The rash usually won't itch and it is sometimes so faint that you won't notice it.

STD Facts - Syphilis - CDC

www.cdc.gov > std > syphilis > stdfact-syphilis

How long can you have syphilis before it's untreatable?

They happen on your genitals, on your anus or rectum, or in or around your mouth between 10 and 90 days (3 weeks on average) after you're exposed to the disease. Even if you don't treat them, they heal without a scar within 6 weeks.

Syphilis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment - WebMD

www.webmd.com > Sexual Conditions > Reference

Which diseases can be caused by syphilis?

Syphilis can cause a number of problems with your nervous system, including:

Headache.

Stroke.

Meningitis.

Hearing loss.

Visual problems, including blindness.

Dementia.

Loss of pain and temperature sensations.

Sexual dysfunction in men (impotence)

Syphilis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic www.mayoclinic.org > syphilis > symptoms-causes > syc-20351756

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