Richmond Practice - Chancroid

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Chancroid
Chancroid is rampant in tropical areas and uncommon in Western nations. Uncircumcised males have a greater risk of contracting this STD. Those who come in contact with Chancroid usually exhibit symptoms within ten days of contact. The disease is curable.

Symptoms (Men and women)
Painful ulcers (often pus-filled) and swelling in the genital area characterise symptoms of Chancroid.

Transmission
Vaginal, anal, and oral sex, as well as direct contact with Chancroid ulcers are possible ways of contracting this STD.

Diagnosis/Testing
A swab test performed by a healthcare professional can detect Chancroid.

Treatment
Medication successfully treats Chancroid.
 

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