to transmission of syphilis and herpes. You can get chancroid in
your mouth, throat, lips, anus, tongue, vagina, or penis. You can
get it or spread it through intimate skin contact (direct skin-to-skin
touching of open sores), or by secondary contact (for example through
your hands or a dildo).
above pretty much shows you what a chancroid looks like. The sores
are painful and tender when touched. Usually, there will be sore,
swollen glands near the affected area, too. Remember the areas where
they are most likely to appear. You can also get them on your thigh
or hands from an open sore, but this is more difficult and rare
than getting them on your genitals or mouth.
is completely curable by antibiotics. Contact your health provider
as soon as you think you may have gotten an STD; the sooner you
are treated, the better your chances of recovery, and it is less
likely you will get complications. Also, it is likely you will get
complications. Also, have your partners checked out, and stop having
sex until you get better. Otherwise, you and your partners could
keep passing the disease back and forth to each other.
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STD Home Page
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