Chancroid

The causative agent of Chancroid(open sore) is Haemophilus ducreyi

Symptoms And Signs–

  • Painful, soft and tender genital ulcer
  • Vesiculo-pustule on perineum, vagina or cervix
  • Heavy, foul contagious discharge
  • Ulcers may appear in clusters
  • Edema and fluctuation(inguinal buboes)
  • Kissing ulcers may develop(on opposite surfaces of the labia)
  • Painful urination(women)
  • Pain during intercourse

Investigations—

    Ito test

Treatment–

  • Medicines
  • Drainage of large lymph node swellings

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