According to the CDC, parenteral penicillin G is the only therapy proven to be effective in treating syphilis during pregnancy. Pregnant women with any stage of syphilis who report penicillin allergy should be desensitized and treated. The CDC has specific guidelines for patients with penicillin allergies.
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