And can be transmitted through oral sex. Anyone who thinks that he/she might have an sti should stop having sex and visit a doctor or clinic to get tested. The symptoms of syphilis will disappear with or without treatment, but without treatment, the infection remains in the body and may cause organ damage. However, the cdc says that’s a misguided belief. Get your love life back on track. However, many infected persons may be unaware of their infection because stis often have no symptoms and are unrecognized. 22 issue of its publication,
But since 2001, men who have sex with men have accounted for nearly 60% of the city’s primary and secondary syphilis cases, according to the cdc. Oral sex is common among sexually active adults.