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What is Primary syphilis?

What is Primary syphilis?

  • Primary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by a primary chancre which is infectious and painless.
  • Primary syphilis: The primary sore of syphilis, a painless indurated, eroded papule, occurring at the site of entry of the infection.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Primary syphilis: the first stage; characterized by a chancre at the site of infection.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Primary syphilis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Primary syphilis, or a subtype of Primary syphilis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Primary syphilis: Introduction

Types of Primary syphilis:

Broader types of Primary syphilis:

How serious is Primary syphilis?

Complications of Primary syphilis: see complications of Primary syphilis

What causes Primary syphilis?

Causes of Primary syphilis: see causes of Primary syphilis

What are the symptoms of Primary syphilis?

Symptoms of Primary syphilis: see symptoms of Primary syphilis

Complications of Primary syphilis: see complications of Primary syphilis

Can anyone else get Primary syphilis?

More information: see contagiousness of Primary syphilis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Primary syphilis

Primary syphilis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Primary syphilis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Primary syphilis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Primary syphilis: Gynecologist, Urologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Primary syphilis.
Treatments for Primary syphilis: see treatments for Primary syphilis
Research for Primary syphilis: see research for Primary syphilis

Name and Aliases of Primary syphilis

Main name of condition: Primary syphilis

Other names or spellings for Primary syphilis:

Syphilis, primary, Syphilitic chancre Source - Diseases Database

Syphilis, primary
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Primary syphilis: Related Conditions

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