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Syphilis Learning Center
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and a bacterial infection. You don't have to have intercourse to get syphilis. Kissing someone with an active lesion will transmit the bacteria. Active lesions are called chancres.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria known as Treponema pallidum. Syphilis can be challenging to...
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