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Chancroid is a bacterial infection that causes open sores on or around the genitals of men and women. It is a type of venereal disease (transmitted through sexual contact) that is rarely seen in the United States. It mostly occurs in developing co[read article]

Tests for Chancroid

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A rapid plasma regain (RPR) test is a blood test used to screen patients for syphilis. It works by detecting the antibodies that the body produces to fight the infe...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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The herpes viral culture of lesion test, also known as the herpes simplex virus culture, is a laboratory test that is used to determine if a skin sore contains the ...  More
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Chancroid is a bacterial infection that causes open sores on or around the genitals of men and women. It is a type of venereal disease (transmitted through sexual c...  More
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Medical Procedures for Chancroid

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Cyst Drainage
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Prescribed Medications for Chancroid

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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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AZITHROMYCIN (az ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, ...  More
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CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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CEFTRIAXONE (sef try AX one) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other ...  More
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STREPTOMYCIN (strep toe MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or oth...  More
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Self Care for Chancroid

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Apply Warm Compresses
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