LISTEN UP MEN! Do you know the Signs Of Syphilis? Recognizing its symptoms on you or your partner(s) is the first line of defense. Syphilis sores can blend in like camouflage, often mistaken for less serious skin ulcers like a pimple or a cold sore. If you are having skin to skin (mostly anal and oral) contact it is important to shed some light on all your private’s parts and inspect them prior. But the only way to know for sure is to get tested for syphilis.
In 2011, there was a rise in syphilis cases in the Capital Region, with
men accounting for the majority of cases. The primary risk factor
identified was men having sex with men, which we still see today