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Gonorrhea ands,vphilis,however, can be asymptomatically carried try the contacts of our patients and theycanbe transmitted to additional partners even if the sourcepatient is asymptomatic. In addition,syphilisand gonorrhea can be eradicated(cured) with treatment. He is very embarrassedabout his diagnosis and he asksyou if his condition rvill be kept confidential. Wliat should you tell him? Justbecause,voumust contact and treat partners of patients rsith STDs such as syphilis doesnot mean you will breach his confidentiality and identit| him as the source to lris contacts.

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