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Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is syphilis (Including syphilitic alopecia)?

A sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochetal bacteria T. pallidum. The disease has many stages, from lumps and ulcers in the groin to involvement of the heart, brain, and nerves.

Symptoms of syphilis (Including syphilitic alopecia)

  • Seizure

  • Weakness on one side of the body

  • Unable to speak, although I understand what people are saying

  • Lumps under the skin

  • Multiple areas of skin redness or red spots

  • Painless ulcers in the mouth

  • Hair loss

  • Anisocoria

Questions your doctor may ask to check for syphilis (Including syphilitic alopecia)

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose syphilis (Including syphilitic alopecia)

  • Have you had a seizure?

  • Are you experiencing an inability to move one side of your body?

  • Can you understand others but struggle to express yourself clearly?

  • Do you have any lumps under your skin?

  • Do you have multiple red areas or spots on your skin?

Treatment for syphilis (Including syphilitic alopecia)

Treatment involves antibiotics, started as early as possible. Avoiding sexual activity while under treatment and staying protected to prevent future episodes is essential.

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Reviewed By:

Saqib Baig, MD, MS

Saqib Baig, MD, MS (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care, Internal medicine)

Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018. | | During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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