These ideas may be widespread, or may be specific to a given group, area or historical period of time.
Syphilis is relatively rare in Australia.
The development of vaccines to protect against gonorrhea is ongoing.
Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is usually spread by sexual contact.
These different means put certain groups, such as medical workers, and haemophiliacs and drug users, particularly at risk.
Almost half the people infected with gonorrhoea are also infected with chlamydia.
The virus is most likely to be passed on just before the blister appears, when it is visible, and until the blister is completely healed.
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Their results will be available in a few years.
With chlamydia and gonorrhea, it is possible though relatively unlikely to pass it even if you use a condom.