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the first sign of syphilis is a chancre sore

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A concern: Did you come into contact with someone who has syphilis. If the chancre is painless then it could be it. Would get it checked out and tested as it is ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Totally Different: Canker sores are called aphthous ulcers, occur exclusively in the mouth and the cause is unknown. A chancre is an ulcer found on genitalia and in the ... Read More
Dr. Media Najafi
21 years experience Dentistry
Different: Syphilis is sexually transmitted disease caused by spirochete bacterium. Aphatous ulcer or canker sore is of unknown origin but is triggered by stress ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not syphilis: Syphilis is rare in heterosexuals in Canada, especially in the Vancouver area; is rarely transmitted by kissing, especially dry kissing; and a chancre ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not at all: It would have ocurred 4 mos ago. Usual primary lesion 10-21 days after infection, healing after 3-6 weeks if not treated. Reports of primary 90 days l ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: If you have any concern see your doctor as syphilis is easily treatable. Visit this site for pictures of early syphilis lesions. https://www.google.co ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: A chancre is an ulcer with a raw base. A wart is a small lump.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: The chancre (open sore) of newly acquired syphilis occurs only at the site of sexual exposure. The large majority of anal ulcers or sores are not syph ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Chancres don't appear as pimples. After a day or two as a red bump, it becomes a painless open sore. But regardless what it looks like, if you were po ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, & See doctor: If you have any concern about having syphilis, see your doctor as it is an easily treatable infection. You may visit this site for various pictures o ... 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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