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How could I get infected with syphilis?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine
Syphilis is transmitted through sexual contact--oral, anal, or vaginal--with an infected person. Syphilis can be passed from a mother to her unborn child, causing congenital syphilis.
Seductive Delusions: How Everyday People Catch STDs

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Seductive Delusions: How Everyday People Catch STDs

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