Transmission: Syphilis can be transmitted by unprotected anal vaginal and/ or oral sex and skin to skin contact during sex.


Symptoms: are varied and can be hard to spot. Learn more about possible symptoms.


Treatment: easily treated with antibiotics. But complications can occur if not diagnosed and treated early.


Screening/ testing: is done with a simple blood test which your GP can arrange.

Syphilis infections continue to rise. Could I have syphilis? Get tested early.