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Can you get syphilis after you've already had it?

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Yes. Even if you’ve had syphilis and been treated, you can get it again by having sex with someone who has it.

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CDC: “Syphilis – CDC Fact Sheet.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Syphilis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Syphilis.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 15, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC: “Syphilis – CDC Fact Sheet.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Syphilis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Syphilis.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 15, 2019

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