What are the major symptoms of the disease?
Painless hard sore at the point of contact with the causative agent appears, usually on the external genitals (on the penis, vagina, or anus), and also on the lips or in the mouth (sometimes the patient does not even notice it).
Later, skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, and moist irritation on the skin and mucous membranes develop.
At this stage, it is urgent to undergo high quality and timely treatment!
Otherwise, the disease will cause severe irreversible lesions of human organs and body systems.
During pregnancy, introduction of the infection to the fetus through the infected mother will cause severe birth defects on the baby.
How is the infection transmitted?
If the causal bacteria (for example, from syphilitic sores or secretions) are in contact with skin or mucous membranes.
Any part of the body can be infected, but usually the transmission takes place during unprotected sex.
Introduction of the infection is also possible if needles and syringes are shared among people.
In this case, the causative agent is a bacterium.
If left untreated, the after effects of this disease can trigger brain damage, heart disease, cause damage to blood vessels and other vital organs.