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Syphilis

Montage of people. Syphilis is easy to cure in its early stages.

Syphilis is an STD that can have very serious complications when left untreated.

  • Syphilis is easy to cure in its early stages.
  • Pregnant women should be tested regularly for syphilis because infection with syphilis can cause serious problems in a baby.
  • In 2012, 75% of the reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases were among men who have sex with men (MSM).

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