What is neurosyphilis?
A person with neurosyphilis has a bacterial infection of the brain or spinal cord due to an untreated syphilis. This infection can occur 10-20 years after the initial infection of syphilis, although not everyone who has had syphilis will develop neurosyphilis.
What are the symptoms of neurosyphilis?
The symptoms of neurosyphilis include poor balance, dementia, tremors, irritability, blindness, confusion, leg weakness, leg numbness, arm weakness, and arm numbness.
How does the doctor treat neurosyphilis?
The treatment of neurosyphilis includes antibiotics for two to three weeks.
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