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Can acyclovir or valacyclovir cure syphilis

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Can acyclovir or valacyclovir cure syphilis
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 6 years ago.

Acyclovir or valacyclovir will not cure syphilis.

These are used to treat viral infections .

Syphilis is a bacterial infection.

Penicillin in injectable form is the standard treatment for syphilis.

If somebody is allergic to penicillin, then other antibiotics like doxycycline,tetracycline or erythromycin are used.

You should consult your doctor for proper treatment.

You can read this link too.

I hope this information helps.

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