Medical News Today: How do you treat chancroid?
Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi. It causes painful open sores in the genital area and may cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin. It is rare in North America and Europe and is sometimes difficult to diagnose. Find out about treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news
Skin microbiome influences common sexually transmitted disease
For years, researchers have known that the human skin is home to a diverse community of microorganisms, collectively known as the skin microbiome. Now a new study has shown that individuals with a particular skin microbiome can effectively clear bacteria that cause chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease common in the developing world that has been linked to enhanced HIV transmission. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 15, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news
A 24-year-old Hispanic woman sought medical attention due to the acute onset of a very painful vulvar rash. She had never experienced anything similar. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - January 17, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news