What is chancroid or soft chancre?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 11/21/2018

Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacteria called Haemophilus ducreyi. The most common symptom are very painful genital ulcers in both males and females. Luckily, it can be treated with antibiotics.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
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Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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