Yaws

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Yaws is a transmittable tropical condition caused by the spirochete (spiral formed) germs referred to as Treponema pertenue. The illness provides in three stages which the very first as well as second are easily treated. The third, nonetheless, could involve complex modifications to the bones in lots of components of the physical body. The first stage is identified by the appearance of small, pain-free bumps on the skin that group together and grow till they look like a strawberry. The skin could break open, forming an ulcer. The 2nd stage (generally starting a number of weeks or months after the initial) provides with a crunchy, crispy rash that may cover arms, legs, butts and/or face. If all-time lows of the feet are entailed, strolling hurts and also the stage is known as “crab yaws.” Stage 3 yaws involves the long bones, joints, and/or skin. Yaws is very common in tropical locations of the world yet it is unknowned in the United States. It is not a sexually transmitted condition. It occurs in children below 15 years old.