how do i differentiate between syphilis and chancroid? whats the most secretive way of getting tested for either? there are many differences between the syphilitic chancre and chancroid:
i. chancres are typically painless, whereas chancroid are typically
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Urology 32 years experience
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 notify your sexual partners. In the future, you should practice safe sex by using a condom or barrier every time you have sex. Everything you say to the doctor is confidential.
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Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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 elsewhere and returned home with chancroid. Most genital ulcers aren't due to either one; herpes is far and away the most common cause. See a doctor for exam and testing. Don't worry about "secretive": medical confidentiality laws are very strong.
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Last updated Jan 22, 2021
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