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    mighty69ee posted:
    I was diagnosed with syphilis after I noticed red spots on my palms of my hands and a few spots on my feet. I did receive 2 shots I know one was penicillin. My hands had round rings on the palms skin peeling, there wasn't any pus, pain or anything. I never had any symptoms or sores on my penis or rectal area. It has been 2 weeks since I received the shots and my hands are healing nicely. I just need to know can I spread syphilis while I am healing? Please help, Thanks Mighty
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    georgiagail responded:
    Attached is a good article that discusses the treatment process for syphilis. The recommendation is to abstain until the "sores" have healed but this likely means any chancre connected with the disease as opposed to your peeling palms.

    http://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/STDFact-Syphilis-detailed.htm

    Gail


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