Recent Examples of syphilis from the Web
In your eyes STIs that trigger eye infections include herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis, says Dr. Adalja.
This year, the state health department warned of a syphilis outbreak, with Alaska recording more cases so far in 2018 than in all of last year.
Those who were imprisoned in detention hospitals were subjected to involuntary medical examinations, inhumane living conditions, and treatments for gonorrhea and syphilis.
But rates of more serious infections like syphilis have increased even more, especially among men, including a 20% overall increase from 2016.
She was arrested, forcibly examined by a local health officer named Dr. Carney, deemed infected with gonorrhea and then syphilis, pumped full of arsenic, and imprisoned at the dilapidated Bay City Detention Hospital for three months.
More people were diagnosed with syphilis, chlamydia or gonorrhea in 2016 than ever before.
When Parran’s role in devising the syphilis experiments first came to Head’s attention last summer, she was torn.
If caught early, syphilis is easily treated with penicillin.
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Origin and Etymology of syphilis
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Definition of syphilis for English Language Learners
medical : a very serious disease that is spread through sexual intercourse
medical Definition of syphilis
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