According to Greek mythology, the illness caused the Greek gods to be angry and the belly gods made punishment and disease applied to the shepherds.
The most common past and present, with a higher prevalence of syphilis, is more common in third world countries.
What is syphilis?
As mentioned above, syphilis is caused by the sexually transmitted bacterium Syphilis treponema spiral thread.
The way to get sick is through unprotected sex, contaminated open wounds, from mother to child, through contact with blood containing virus.
Since the first symptoms are very similar to many of the skin diseases, it is very difficult to detect early diseases.
Symptoms of syphilis
Symptoms of syphilis progress in three stages. Treating the disease at any stage can save human development of side effects and complications of physical and emotional difficulties. After a human infection caused by syphilis, a latent period of about a month starts.
Identification of this stage is very difficult but important and can help a person from developing many health complications.
Clinical expressions currently available on the skin of patients in affected areas, using ulcers (underarms), ulcers are round and small rolled.
People may also feel swelling of the affected lymph glands. In most cases, the ulcer disappeared after a few weeks, but it does not mean the disease is gone, but because the body is preparing for the second stage.
In this phase, there is damage to the skin, mucous membranes and lymph glands, which is more difficult, in which the disease has already spread.
Headaches, flu symptoms, fever, swollen lymph nodes, affected rashes, bruising, and in some cases can develop meningitis, arthritis and hepatitis.
This stage lasts for two weeks, and if not recognized and treated, the patient enters the most difficult third stage.
Only many because the virus is dormant, it will be able to maintain a number of months to years