Tertiary syphilis: Introduction
Tertiary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by late generalized syphilis with involvement of many organs and tissues.
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causes, and treatments of Tertiary syphilis is available below.
Symptoms of Tertiary syphilis
- Soft tumor-like growths on mucous membranes
- Soft tumor-like growths on internal organs
- Soft tumor-like growths on bone
- Soft tumor-like growths on skin
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Treatments for Tertiary syphilis
- Parenteral penicillin G
- Late syphilis (Tertiary syphilis, neurosyphilis, syphilis >1yr or unknown duration)
- Benzathine penicillin IM weekly for 3 doses, or procaine penicillin daily for 15 days
- Repetition of blood tests - to ensure treatment successful; see tests for syphilis
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Causes of Tertiary syphilis
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Misdiagnosis and Tertiary syphilis
Hidden diagnosis of chronic STD: The book "A Dose of Sanity" reports on a case of a many diagnosed
with depression, who was correctly diagnosed with seronegative syphilis (see syphilis).
The late forms of syphilis can mimic...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
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Definitions of Tertiary syphilis:
The third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs especially the brain and spinal cord as well as the heart and liver
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Tertiary syphilis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Tertiary syphilis, or a subtype of Tertiary syphilis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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