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Comment from: Richard , 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: January 18

I got syphilis because I had sex with an affected lady.

Comment from: Benjamin S., 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: December 12

I first got gonorrhea at the early age of 18 in 2008 after being exposed to sex and I underwent treatment. I was an orphan and no one told me about the danger of syphilis. Later on in 2015 I started experiencing itching on my feet, anus, and penis, and had some skin rashes.

Comment from: Lola, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 12

I have secondary syphilis and the doctor gave me penicillin injection on my buttocks. After two weeks I started feeling sore throat and stiff neck.

Medically reviewed by Wayne Blocker, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology


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