Syphilis : A Contagious Disease

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Syphilis is a highly contagious disease that is spread through sexual activity including oral sex and anal sex. You could also occasionally pass this disease by prolonged kissing or by close body contact. The disease is spread through sores but most of the time the sores are unrecognizable and by the time you notice it you most likely have passed it onto your sexual partner. Pregnant women that have syphilis could also pass it onto their babies. The type of syphilis that the baby would develop is called congenital syphilis which would lead to abnormalities or it could also lead to death. Syphilis is caused by a bacteria called Treponema pallidum. The syphilis disease have three stages to it, primary/early syphilis, secondary, and the …show more content…

Syphilis has a big history behind that dates back to the 16th century. At the time no one knew exactly how syphilis came into existence but the countries whose population was affected by the disease would blame their neighboring countries or their enemy countries. According to NCBI it states that Italy, Germany, and the United Kingdom would name syphilis “the French disease”, the french would name it the “Neapolitan disease”, the Russians named it the “Polish disease”, the Polish named it the “German disease”, the Danish, the Portuguese, and the inhabitants of Northern Africa named it the “Spanish/Castilian disease”, and the Turks would name it the “Christian disease”.

Heart Cancer Heart cancer is a cancer that arises in the heart. Cancerous tumors that begin in the heart are most often sarcomas, a type of cancer that originates in the soft tissues of the body. The vast majority of heart tumors are noncancerous. Heart cancer is also extremely rare for people to get For example, one study of the cancer reviewed more than 12,000 autopsies and found only seven cases of primary cardiac tumor. At Mayo Clinic, only one case of heart cancer is seen each year. Although still rare, most of the cancers found in the heart have come from somewhere else in the body. Cancers that begin near the heart, such as lung cancer, can grow to involve the heart or the lining around the heart. Cancer can

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