Syphilis is a very common sexually transmitted disease, and it is a highly contagious disease that can be transmitted in a variety of ways. The most common form of transmission is sexual transmission.
Are latent syphilis patients harmful?
Patients with latent syphilis are also harmful. Although syphilis patients have no symptoms during the incubation period, the pathogenic virus has already formed.
At this time, it will still harm the body organs of syphilis patients, so as long as you feel abnormal in your usual time, you must be timely.
Go to the hospital for examination, and there is no obvious symptom during the incubation period, or it is contagious. At this time, through intimate contact or sexual contact, it will still be transmitted to your family and spouse.
What are the symptoms of latent syphilis?
The genitals have rice-like size, painless and itchy, round or oval, hard-lined or rash with clear borders, most of which are single-shot, hard surrounding, rapid erosion and ulceration, but no pus or discomfort. The duration is 4 to 6 weeks. If not treated in time, it will be converted into secondary syphilis.
Systemic symptoms such as fever, headache, sore joints, hepatosplenomegaly, swollen lymph nodes; followed by syphilis, characterized by rash-type (plaque-like, papular-like, pustular and flat condyloma), extensive Symmetry, no pain, no itching, no scars after the treatment, and the treatment of plum blossoms quickly subsided.
Superficial lymph nodes in the whole body. Nodular syphilis, characterized by symmetry, size, hardness, inactivity, no ulceration, normal epidermis, no inflammation, no pain, self-elimination; occurs in the scalp, shoulders, back and extremities side.
At the same time, it can invade the internal organs, especially the cardiovascular and central systems.
Can the latent syphilis be checked out?
During the incubation period, syphilis can be tested by certain inspection methods. There are several detection methods:
1. Dark field microscopy. Dark field microscopy is a method of examining Treponema pallidum.
2. syphilis serological test.
3. detection of Treponema pallidum IgM antibody.
If it is a male syphilis patient, it is generally easy to occur in the glans and coronary sulcus, and also in the urethra and penis and scrotum. If it is a female syphilis patient, it is easy to occur in the vulva and vagina, and also in the cervix.
Symptoms of syphilis are likely to occur around the anus and in the thighs and buttocks, whether male or female.