Lues Congenital

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  • Lues, Congenital

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General Conversation
Genetic syphilis is a persistent contagious illness dued to a spirochete (treponema pallidum) obtained by the fetus in the womb prior to birth. Symptoms of this condition could not emerge up until a number of weeks or months after birth as well as, sometimes, could take years to appear. Hereditary syphilis is handed down to the child from the mommy that obtained the disease before or during pregnancy. The infant is more probable to have congenital syphilis when the mommy has actually been contaminated during pregnancy although it is not unusual for an infant to obtain hereditary syphilis from a mommy that was infected prior to maternity. Signs and symptoms of very early congenital syphilis consist of high temperature, skin issues and also low birth weight. In late genetic syphilis, the signs and symptoms of the disease do not usually become apparent till two to five years old. In unusual cases, the illness might stay latent for several years with symptoms not being detected up until well right into adulthood.

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