Syphilis Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

When the bacterium that causes syphilis (Treponema pallidum) infects the cardiovascular system, it can lead to numerous life-threatening complications. Cardiovascular syphilis is without a doubt the most potentially lethal symptom of this STI. Further problems caused by this symptom include narrowing of the blood vessels, aneurysms, heart attack, and valve damage that eventually results in heart failure.