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Welcome to the Syphilis Channel
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that could lead to death if left untreated. Although primary and secondary syphilis in the United States declined by almost 90 percent from 1990 to 2000, the number of cases rose from 5,979 in 2000 to 7,352 in 2004.
Welcome to the Syphilis Health Channel by eMedTV. On this channel, you will find detailed information on syphilis causes, symptoms, treatment, and more. Whether you want to know more about the stages of syphilis, the research being done on a possible syphilis vaccine, or how having syphilis can increase your risk of getting HIV, we have the information you need.
Many people begin their eMedTV syphilis experience by clicking on any of the featured syphilis articles located on this page. They may also begin by using the syphilis health topics section on the left side to find a particular topic of interest. If you do not find the syphilis information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the search box at the top of this page.
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Syphilis Diagnosis and Treatment