A sexually transmitted disease that if not treated can cause long term complications. Symptoms can vary with syphilis depending on the stage of the disease. Stage 1 may involve painless sores on the genitals, rectum or mouth. Stage 2 involves a body rash. Stage 3 may not occur for some time and may be symptomless but can cause damage to the brain, eyes, nerves or heart. Testing involves the collection of a blood sample.
The Basic Wellness Screening is the best and most commonly used screening to evaluate an individual’s overall health status. The Basic Wellness Screening is utilized in routine physical’s in addition, other testing may be required depending on an individual’s risk factors and biological sex.