Archive for June 6th, 2007

Syphilis: A Public Health Problem

Syphilis is considered to be one of the most horrible things that can happen to someone. Its symptoms include lesions, fever, sore throat, rashes which involve even the palms and soles and swollen lymph nodes. In the disease’s latter stages, the heart, skin, brain and bones may also be affected. If not for the presence of penicillin today, we would not be able to handle such a life-threatening disease.Nowadays, syphilis is looked at as something unique only to those people who are promiscu…