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Justin Crowley Teratogens Presentation Elizabeth Lanning Developmental psychology 1041 04 February 7, 2008
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Syphilis Syphilis is a terrible STD with only one advantage, it is very treatable. If Syphilis is diagnosed within the first year from when the disease was contracted, a dose of penicillin will kill the disease. If a pregnant mother has the disease and she knows about it, she should be treated immediately. Penicillin will eliminate the disease but it cannot undo the damage that has been done already, so if the baby already inherited the disease, it will need to be treated as soon as it is born. In most cases, if the disease was caught and penicillin was given to the mother before the fourth month of the pregnancy, there is a good chance the baby will not have Syphilis, however, if it is not treated there is about a fifty percent chance of giving the disease to the baby. Another way that can help reduce the chance of giving the disease is by having a cesarean section. This way is not always effective however because the disease can also be contracted
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGL 1022 taught by Professor Pueschner during the Spring '08 term at Century College.

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