Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 1 month ago

How to know if you are cured of syphillis when it still shows up in the blood long after treatement?

someone I knew in the pass had syphillis and she told me that after treatment something dealing with it still shows up in blood test, so I want to know how will you know if you are truly cured if it's still detected in blood.

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  • 1 month ago
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    Yes, one of the syphilis tests remains positive for a long time depending on what stage you are in when treated (mostly tertiary and later stages).  There are other tests that will turn negative.

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