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There is no home treatment for syphilis. It requires medicine prescribed by a doctor. Prescription antibiotic medicine normally cures syphilis infections. Syphilis does not cause long-term problems if it is treated before any complications develop. But syphilis can lead to many complications if it is not treated.

Make sure your partner knows that he or she needs to be treated even if there are no symptoms. You can spread the infection to others even if you do not have symptoms.

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Last Updated: August 07, 2012
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