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What is Soft chancre?

What is Soft chancre?

Chancroid, also called soft chancre, is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) produced by the bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi.

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It is characterized by the appearance of ulcers on the skin of the external genitalia of cancerous appearance. These ulcers are painful to the touch, can secrete a foul-smelling exudate and are contagious.

The treatment of soft chancre consists of taking antibiotics.