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Chancroid

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Herpes/Chancroid No response to Valtrex

prescribed the med as 500mg BID for 10 days for HSV 2 . With no response. She took two swaps of the areas one for syphilis/chancroid and HSV 1&2 all three were negative( The second swap was for Acyclovir resistance which is still pending)....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Ben,Sorry to hear about your problem.Both herpes and chancroid can cause painful, tender ulcers on the genitals. Generally with swollen glands as well. If they are recurrent (come and go)...immune system). Granuloma inguinale is another... Read more »

Condon 100% safe, I think not!!!!---Part2

explain little more to me. You mean that this Chancroid can be transmit through skin to skin... Read more »

health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also,... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

Chancroid    Cytomegalovirus Infections    Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic ("Crab") Lice    Scabies    HTLV-I and II As medical science has become more precise in diagnosing infectious diseases, the list of known sexually transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Apologizes to Guatemalans for 1940s STD Experiment

Guatemala reacted with shock to Friday's revelation that that US scientists infected Guatemalan prisoners, soldiers and sex workers with STDs in the name of public health research in the 1940s. "These should be considered crimes against humanity,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Have Varying Effectiveness Against Different STDs

Studies have documented the effectiveness of latex condoms -- not natural or lambskin ones -- in preventing pregnancy and the spread of HIV. With perfect condom use (a condom used every time, put on before any skin-to-skin contact), chances of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Infected Guatemalans for STD Tests

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, together with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday issued a joint apology for medical experiments the US government conducted in the 1940s in which Guatemalan prisoners,... Read more »
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hey INFECTED

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was the one who suggested you test for chancroid. You said the doctor tested for chlamydia and it was negative. There are a lot of STD's out there that will give symptoms that are identical to yours. Were you prescribed anibiotics and if so what... Read more »

Gman please help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there,
I had a low risk exposure 2 months ago. Just little oral sex (insertive and receptive), few seconds, no cum. The problem was this: the next day appeared a ulcer on my face, near my mouth, like a chancroid. I was going to see the... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi guys,

what are the stats on people catching hiv without catching other stds first? is this common?

or do people genrally catch an std before they get hiv?

thank you very much
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Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I had a low risk exposure 2 months ago. Just little oral sex (insertive and receptive), few seconds, no cum. The problem was this: the next day appeared a ulcer on my face, near my mouth, like a chancroid. I was going to see the... Read more »