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Doctor insights on: Small Chancre

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What is the size of syphilis chancre? How many days for the chancre grow enough to see doctor? I have a small dot in little finger, am i infected?

What is the size of syphilis chancre? How many days for the chancre grow enough to see doctor? I have a small dot in little finger, am i infected?

Not syphilis: The chance that a finger sore is a syphilitic chancre is zero for practical purposes, even if your finger has been in contact with an infected person's genital area. The "dot" is something else. (Left untreated, it takes a week or so for a chancre to become an open sore, usually 3-10 mm in diameter.) ...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