Can You Tell Me What Neurosyphilis Is?

Q:
Can you tell me what neurosyphilis is?

A:
Neurosyphilis is an infection in the brain or spinal cord because of a kind of bacterium.

It tends to appear in those who have chronic and untreated syphilis. In addition, it can take place at any stage of syphilis.

Syphilis is a kind of sexual transmitted disease, and penicillin is an effective treatment for syphilis. However, damage to organs of the body can be permanent.

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