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Syphilis, latent

Syphilis, latent: Introduction

Syphilis, latent: A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Latent syphilis is the term used to describe the period (usually following the second stage) where the patient has no symptoms but still has the infection. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Syphilis, latent is available below.

Symptoms of Syphilis, latent

Treatments for Syphilis, latent

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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


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