genital ulcer disease

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genital ulcer disease

Any sexually transmitted illness that manifests with eroded sores on the penis, vulva, scrotum, or other genital areas. The most common causes are herpes simplex infection, syphilis, and chancroid.
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Circumcision of males reduces their female partners' risk of genital ulcer disease, bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, according to a study of data from a male circumcision trial conducted in Rakai, Uganda.
Detection of HIV antibody was highest in the in persons attending STD clinic with symptoms of Sexually transmitted diseases like urethral or cervical discharge and genital ulcer.
Women presenting with a new genital ulcer consistent with HSV should receive empiric antiviral treatment while awaiting confirmatory diagnostic laboratory testing, even during pregnancy.
To assess the magnitude of male genital ulcer (MGU) and its clinico-demographic profile in patients attending dermatology OPD and STI clinic of a tertiary care hospital in the eastern part of India.
Try colchicine first to prevent recurrent mucocutaneous lesions, especially when the dominant lesion is erythema nodosum or a genital ulcer.
In LGV there occurs a transient genital ulcer followed by painless or painful prominent inguinal lymphadenopathy.
We were unable to test the genital ulcer for the presence of T.
Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the most common cause of genital ulcer disease worldwide.