Translation of syphilis in Spanish:


sífilis, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪf(ə)ləs//ˈsɪfɪlɪs/


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    sífilis feminine
    • We did not identify any new cases of HIV infection or syphilis.
    • A single injection of penicillin can cure syphilis if the woman has had the infection for less than one year.
    • I know someone who had contracted syphilis and is trying to conceive, but with difficulty.
    • Other less common but serious infections are also checked for, including HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B.
    • Earlier treatment of HIV and syphilis decreases the risk of transmission to the fetus.
    • Primary and secondary stage syphilis is highly infectious.
    • He never married, and it is possible that as a young man he contracted syphilis during a single sexual encounter with a prostitute.
    • There was also an increase in other sexually transmitted diseases, such as syphilis and chlamydia.
    • Although smaller in number, incidences of gonorrhea and genital warts rose, while there was a fall in cases of herpes and syphilis.
    • His other main interest was syphilis and he studied corneal changes in congenital syphilis.
    • Late syphilis develops about ten years after first infection.
    • One tended to forget that syphilis is a chronic infection and that the patient can be debilitated.
    • Screening tests for herpes simplex virus and syphilis were negative.
    • In the second stage of syphilis, infected individuals get a rash in the mouth, the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
    • The bacteria can also be passed through the placenta during pregnancy, this is known as congenital syphilis.
    • Lesions in the testis can be due to tuberculosis, syphilis, or malignancy and require urgent ultrasound examination.
    • Gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis are also serious health hazards that can be avoided by people practising safer sex.
    • At the turn of the century syphilis and hepatitis were also on the increase.
    • In this stage, you have no signs of syphilis, but blood tests show that you are still infected.
    • Other less common causes of non-diabetic retinopathy include infections such as tuberculosis and syphilis.