Yes, they can still infect, and the sores will go away, but the infection is still in your body, and its progressing.
You don't want that to happen. It can cause all kinds of ugly. It can affect your kidneys, lungs, brain.
Semen won't transit syphilis unless the semen somehow came into contact with a syphilis sore.
I know you are trying to rationalize all this, and not be afraid, but its dangerous to speculate, ok? I can't tell you what you have, and for every thing I say, someone else will say "but what if...?" Its really just a good idea to get tested.
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