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What are the symptoms of ???????tertiary syphilis?

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Tertiary syphilis is the final, most severe stage of the disease. It can appear 10 to 30 years after the initial infection. You might experience permanent organ damage and death. Complications may include:

  • Neurological problems
  • Stroke
  • Infection and inflammation of membranes around the brain and spinal cord
  • Numbness
  • Deafness
  • Visual problems or blindness
  • Personality changes
  • Dementia
  • Heart valve disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Inflammation of blood vessels

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Syphilis.”

CDC: “STDs Life Stages” and “STD Facts.”

Stanford Health Care: “Symptoms of Syphilis.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 30, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Syphilis.”

CDC: “STDs Life Stages” and “STD Facts.”

Stanford Health Care: “Symptoms of Syphilis.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 30, 2019

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