Other less common but serious infections are also checked for, including HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B.
Lesions in the testis can be due to tuberculosis, syphilis , or malignancy and require urgent ultrasound examination.
Earlier treatment of HIV and syphilis decreases the risk of transmission to the fetus.
We did not identify any new cases of HIV infection or syphilis .
Screening tests for herpes simplex virus and syphilis were negative.
Gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis are also serious health hazards that can be avoided by people practising safer sex.
Late syphilis develops about ten years after first infection.
At the turn of the century syphilis and hepatitis were also on the increase.
I know someone who had contracted syphilis and is trying to conceive, but with difficulty.
A single injection of penicillin can cure syphilis if the woman has had the infection for less than one year.