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how do i differentiate between syphillis chancre and chancroid

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many differences: The syphilitic ulcer has a hard base which is non-tender, has a well-defined edge and will, with time, disappear on its own. The chancroid ulcer has ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Pick
31 years experience Urology
If : If you think you have a sexually transmitted disease, you need to go to a doctor and get tested and treated as soon as possible. You should also notif ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Professional care: Correct about usually painful versus painless genital sores. But there's been no chancroid in the US for many years, except maybe a few who caught it ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital ulcers: Herpes, syphilis, donovanosis and chancroid cause genital ulcers. In the us, genital herpes is the most common. A diagnosis of chancroid is a little ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Syphilis is usually painless ulcers while chancroid can be very painfull. This is not always the case. Sometimes the infections can coexists. For syph ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for pictures of chancres: https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVj3FBNVVeXUATiUnnIlQ?p=chancre+picture&fr=yhs-mozill ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stage of disease: A chancre is the initial lesion at the point where the syphilis bacterium first entered the body. Usually it's a painless ulcer that feels hard. Syphi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Will be very apparent.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
No: To my knowledge there are no cases of a chancre still being present 4 or 5 months after infection with syphilis.
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Early Syphilis: This sounds almost impossible. It is most likely just a coincidence. But, if the sore persists, please get in to see an expert in testing and treatin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Syphilis is sexually transmitted disease. Shedding through body fluids.

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