Photos courtesy of
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library
Public Health - Seattle & King County STD Clinic
All photos used by permission.
Warning: Syphilis sores can be subtle or very obvious. These photos depict explicit presentation of syphilis sores on genitalia and other body parts.
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Please do not use these photos to self-diagnose. Syphilis is sometimes called "the great imitator" -- it can look like many other conditions. If you have signs or symptoms that concern you, please see a medical provider.