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Doctor insights on: Chancre Sores

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What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

Sores in mouth: Sores in the mouth can occur due to trauma (repetitive abrasion), viral infections, autoimmune diseases, etc... See your physician if continued concerns. ...Read more

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What's the difference chancre and canker sores?

What's the difference chancre and canker sores?

Infection vs. Immune: A chancre is an ulceration that is one of the stages of having the std syphilis. A canker sore or apthous ulcer is caused by an immune reaction or trauma. The chancre needs treatment via antibiotics to be cured and the canker sore is self limiting and heals on its own but does recur. ...Read more

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How long does chancre take to heal?

How long does chancre take to heal?

Varies: It depends on the size, location and your skin type. Also is it first one or recurrent. In general 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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What is chancre redux?

What is chancre redux?

Syphilis: Chancres or ulcerations can be seen with different infections but most commonly with primary syphilis. this chancre will clear if not treated but will lead to secondary and possibly tertiary syphilis which infects the brain. Any ulcer on the penis should be seen by a dermatologist or urologist. If treated with antibiotics, the infection is cleared. But in cases of untreated syphilis a recurrence ...Read more

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What do syphilis chancres look like?

What do syphilis chancres look like?

See below: Visit this site for pictures of chancres: https://images. Search. Yahoo. Com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVj3FBNVVeXUATiUnnIlQ? P=chancre+picture&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&fr2=piv-web&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 ...Read more

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What is the size of a syphilis chancre?

Syphilis chancre: Any size can be syphilis chancre. The only way is the do a swab, or titer levels. ...Read more

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How come a syphilitic chancre is painless?

Syphilic chancre: Yes, that how doctors know if you have syphilis vs chanroid. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chancres and syphilis?

What is the difference between chancres and syphilis?

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. Syphilis is the disease caused by infection with the bacterium t pallidum; it's still around and is serious. Chancroid by contrast is a different disease, more uncomfortable but far less serious. ...Read more

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Once a syphilis chancre starts, how long does it take to develop?

Once a syphilis chancre starts, how long does it take to develop?

Starts?: Your questions this morning are very curious. What do you mean by 'start's. An infection either happens or it does not. Syphilis can take six weeks or more to show up after an exposure. But, if a sore happens then one needs to get the sore evaluated urgently. It is better here on the internet to ask specific questions or description of the exact thing you are feeling or seeing. ...Read more

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Do syphilis symptom first appear with big lesion rather than a chancre?

Do syphilis symptom first appear with big lesion rather than a chancre?

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. Com/search? Q=chancre+pictures&biw=1440&bih=726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIvbzF5b2VxwIVCKCACh2-UQvF&dpr=1 ...Read more

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Can a herpes chancre be visible for over a month? How long does one of these chancres last normally until it is healed?

Can a herpes chancre be visible for over a month? How long does one of these chancres last normally until it is healed?

Herpes lesion: Lesions caused by herpes virus should heal within a couple of weeks. A sore that does not heal suggests another cause, so a doctor visit is in order for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a syphilis chancre to show up 5 months after sex?

Is it possible for a syphilis chancre to show up 5 months after sex?

It is possible: Yes it is. It can take 6 weeks to develop signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Are syphilis chancres always filled with pus? What does the pus look like? What are other symptoms of syphilis? How long is it before a chancre shows?

SOMETHING: Sounds like something's wrong. It would help if an expert has a chance to look at the lesion and identify it. Going to the dr won't be anonymous but better than worrying about it. Maybe the dr will even provide advice that might help now and in the future. Try it. Of xourse, this may just be an academic question - you could google it. ...Read more

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Can one develop a chancre sore from shaving down south?

No!: These are three type of sores that cause confussion, 1: canker sores, which are in the mouth 2: cold sores caused by oral herpes usually on the or around the lips, 3: chancre sores caused by syphilis usually on the genitals. ...Read more

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How do I differentiate between syphillis chancre and chancroid?

How do I differentiate between syphillis chancre and chancroid?

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 a soft base, is quite tender and may look inflamed, and has ragged shaggy edges. You should not try to make this diagnosis yourself, but see a doctor, because if you have one std the odds are good that you have more than one. Get tested. ...Read more