Your Sexual Health: Syphilis, 1st Edition

  • Philip Wolny
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  • ISBN-10: 1499460651
  • ISBN-13: 9781499460650
  • DDC: 616.95
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Thanks to modern medicine, syphilis is no longer the deadly, ruinous, and terrifying scourge that it once was. Yet it is still an extremely serious sexual health concern. It is imperative that people who have contracted syphilis get treatment before it is spread to others and reaches late stages. This accessible guide explains what syphilis is, how it is contracted and spread, how it develops in the body, and how it is treated. It walks readers through getting a STD test, talking to a sexual partner, and rising above any feelings of fear or shame. An invaluable teen health resource!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is Syphilis?.
2: Diagnosing Syphilis.
3: The Four Stages of Syphilis.
4: Treating Syphilis.
5: Dealing with Syphilis.
6: Beyond Syphilis: Coming to Terms and Looking Forward.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.