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Were you looking for information about Syphilis? Syphallis is a common misspelling of syphilis.
 
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is transmitted through direct contact with sores found on external genitals, the anus, or in the rectum. It can also be passed from an infected pregnant woman to her unborn child. There are four stages of this disease, with symptoms varying within each of these stages. Your healthcare provider will recommend treatment based on your age and general health, what symptoms are present, the stage of syphilis, and any allergies you have.
 
(Click Syphilis to learn more about this disease, including causes, treatment options, and prevention strategies. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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