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  • Myth #4

    MYTH #4: Syphilis is incurable. FACT #4: Total myth because syphilis CAN be cured with antibiotics.

  • Myth #3

    MYTH #3: You would know if you had syphilis. FACT#3:  Like all STIs syphilis can have no symptoms, or you might not notice them. People can have syphilis for a long time…

  • Myth #2

    MYTH #2: Syphilis can’t be spread through oral sex. FACT #2: You can get syphilis by direct contact with a syphilis sore during vaginal, anal AND oral sex. 

  • Myth #1

    MYTH #1: Syphilis is a disease of the past. FACT#1: Between 2013 and 2017, the notification rate of infectious syphilis in Australia increased 135% from 7.8 per 100,000 in 2013 to 18.3…