English to Afrikaans Meaning :: syphilis

Syphilis :
- sifilis

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Noun(1) a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta

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(1) Other less common causes of non-diabetic retinopathy include infections such as tuberculosis and syphilis .(2) Lesions in the testis can be due to tuberculosis, syphilis , or malignancy and require urgent ultrasound examination.(3) There was also an increase in other sexually transmitted diseases, such as syphilis and chlamydia.(4) Earlier treatment of HIV and syphilis decreases the risk of transmission to the fetus.(5) The bacteria can also be passed through the placenta during pregnancy, this is known as congenital syphilis .(6) He never married, and it is possible that as a young man he contracted syphilis during a single sexual encounter with a prostitute.(7) His other main interest was syphilis and he studied corneal changes in congenital syphilis .(8) Screening tests for herpes simplex virus and syphilis were negative.(9) Although smaller in number, incidences of gonorrhea and genital warts rose, while there was a fall in cases of herpes and syphilis .(10) At the turn of the century syphilis and hepatitis were also on the increase.(11) In this stage, you have no signs of syphilis , but blood tests show that you are still infected.(12) A single injection of penicillin can cure syphilis if the woman has had the infection for less than one year.(13) Late syphilis develops about ten years after first infection.(14) Primary and secondary stage syphilis is highly infectious.(15) Gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis are also serious health hazards that can be avoided by people practising safer sex.(16) In the second stage of syphilis , infected individuals get a rash in the mouth, the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
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