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What are symptoms of syphilis in secondary stage?

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In the secondary stage of syphilis, you'll get a skin rash and mucous membrane sores. The rash can be on one or more areas of the body and usually does not itch. Sometimes the rash is so faint that you don't notice it. You may also have a fever, swollen lymph glands, a sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue.

SOURCE: Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Syphilis & MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) - CDC Fact Sheet."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 16, 2017

SOURCE: Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Syphilis & MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) - CDC Fact Sheet."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 16, 2017

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