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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: symptoms after treated syphilis


 certifiedgrace - Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:08 pm

I contracted syphilis 15 years ago and according to my doctor was adequately treated. Now I have interstitial keratis and joint and kidney problems. Can this be from the syphilis if I was treated adequately and why?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:45 pm

User avatar Hello,
Since you were adequately treated (I assume within the first year) you should have no problems as a result. The exception is if you had already suffered damage prior to treatment.

In untreated cases, there are certainly complications, but even then I am not familiar with these symptoms being associated. Anything is possible but I would not expect this complication.

Best wishes

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