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what are symptoms of chancroid?

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Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Ulcers pus Lg nodes: It is a sexually transmitted disease from tropical and subtropical areas usually associated with drug use, prostitution, syphilis and aids. Large genital ulcers and large painful pus filled inguinal lymph nodes are seen. Still fairly rare in us, although with aids, it is more common...And it hurts, and you can pass it on....If you think you have it consider going to the state health department.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

How is chancroid spread around?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Sexual contact: Chanceroid is one of the STDs and is usually spread by sexual intercourse.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you have chancroid for a year and not know it?

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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology 35 years experience
Unlikely: Chancroid causes the body to produce painful genital ulcers within a short period of time. You would know if something was wrong down there. The incubation period is usually a day to a couple of weeks.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for chancroid?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Antibiotics: Chancroid is an std treatable with antibiotics.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: chancroid?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Ulcer: It is a sexually transmitted, acute, ulcerative disease of the vulva. It is painful. It is caused by the bacteria haemophilus ducreyi. The incubation period is short 3-6 days. The initial lesion is small, but evolves over the next 2-3 days into the ulcer. The ulcers are painful , and can be treated with antibiotics.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What is chancroid? Does it have other names?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Chancroid: Chancroid occurs very rarely in the USA and is a sexually transmitted disease cause by Haemophilus ducreyi. Ulcus molle is another term for Chancroid.

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