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Syphilis - Prevention

Self-care can lower your risk for an initial infection of or reinfection with syphilis or other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

  • Practicing safer sex to prevent STIs. Limit your sex partners, know whether your partner engages in risky sexual behaviors.
  • Use a condom during sex. Using a condom is the best way to protect yourself from STIs.
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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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