Primary syphilis: Introduction
Primary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by a primary chancre which is infectious and painless.
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Symptoms of Primary syphilis
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Treatments for Primary syphilis
- Parenteral penicillin G
- Early syphilis (Primary, secondary or latent <1yr)
- Penicillin - Benzathine penicillin IM as a single dose or Procaine penicillin IM daily for 10 days
- Other antibiotics - if allergic to penicillin. Doxycycline or Erythromycin
- Repetition of blood tests - to ensure treatment successful; see tests for syphilis
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Causes of Primary syphilis
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Definitions of Primary syphilis:
The primary sore of syphilis, a painless indurated, eroded papule, occurring at the site of entry of the infection.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
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)
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