This disease causes the bacterium pale treponema. The main route of infection with chlamydia is sexual contact without the use of a condom. The first symptoms appear only 10-80 days after sex.
Classification (by symptom):
Primary syphilis is characterized by the appearance of a dense red painless formation with a sore (at the site of penetration of the bacterium), which is called hard chancre; depending on the type of sexual contact, the chancroid can appear on the surface of the genital organs, on the pharyngeal tonsils, in the rectum or on the skin.
Secondary syphilis is characterized by the appearance of rashes on the skin and mucous membranes, as well as syphilitic baldness;
- Tertiary syphilis - develops several years after infection and causes mainly damage to the nervous system, musculoskeletal system and cardiovascular system.
Diagnosis: diagnosis of "syphilis" is based on a blood test. Recovery can be detected only by the results of laboratory tests.
Treatment: antibacterial therapy. Treatment, it is necessary to start as early as possible (the success of preventing serious consequences depends on this).
Prevention of gonorrhea: use of a condom during sex.