Syphilis Disease and Its Prevention

The first sign of syphilis is a small sore, called a chancre. The sore appears at the spot where the bacteria entered body. While most people infected with Treponema pallidum develop only one chancre, some develop several of them. The chancre usually develops about three weeks after exposure. Many people who have syphilis don’t notice the chancre because it’s usually painless, and it may be hidden within the vagina or rectum. The chancre will heal on its own within three to six weeks.

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SpondyloArthritis & its Treatments

Symptoms and complications of Spondyloarthritis:

• Alternative or unilateral buttock pain
• Arthritis in small joints
• Arthritis in large joints such as knee joint, ankle joint and elbow joint (peripheral arthritis)
• Numbness and tingling sensation in arms and legs
• Spinal fusion may occur in ankylosing spondylitis
• Inflammation at the interfaces between bone and tendon or ligament of limbs (Enthesitis)
• Inflammation of intestine, urinary tract and aortic heart valves. These can lead to spinal joints inflammation
• Inflammation of joints in pelvis and spine (sacroiliitis)
• Enteropathic arthritis shows symptoms such as diarrhea and abdominal pain
• Digestive problems
• Skin disease like psoriasis
• Osteoporosis
• Redness of eye (Iritis)
• Swollen fingers and
• Pain in the heels cause difficult to walk, stand even for small duration

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