Recent data from several countries, however, showed that HSV-1 can also be transmitted sexually, through various sexual practices, leading to genital herpes and genital ulcer
The CDC says laboratory studies have shown that latex condoms provide an effective barrier against even the smallest STD pathogens and can also reduce the risk for genital ulcer
diseases, such as genital herpes, syphilis and chancroid and may also reduce the risk for genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and HPV-associated diseases, such as genital warts and cervical cancer.
In a particularly severe case, a 30-year old male with HIV-2 came to the outpatient department at Rangaraya Medical Hospital in Andhra Pradesh, India, with a painful genital ulcer
of 5 months duration with an absence of penis, except for a bud-like projection.
Febrile illness patients with genital ulcer
had two times the risk (aOR=2.15, 95% Cl = 1.05-2.39) of acquiring HIV than corresponding patients without genital ulcer
No statistically significant difference was found in other clinical findings (oral aphthae, genital ulcer
, ocular involvement, erythema nodosum/papulopustular rash, neurological involvement, and positivity test) (p > 0.05).
of Patients Percentage Genital skin lesion 39 15.8 Genital discharge 27 10.9 Genital ulcer
disease 12 4.9 Genital itching 5 2 Screening 114 46.2 Partner screening 11 4.4 Nocturnal emission 3 1.2 Generalised itching and skin lesion 35 14.2 Urethral discharge 1 0.4 Table 2.
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.
She did not have any oral aphthae or genital ulcer
. Bilateral ankles were swollen, reddish, painful, and tender to palpation.
For mucocutaneous involvement, the update included five "strong" recommendations from the task force: For an oral or genital ulcer
, a topical agent, such as a local steroid, is recommended.
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
Women with a recent history of vaginal discharge syndrome (p=0.05) and genital ulcer
syndrome (p=0.038) were more likely to have detectable HIV RNA in their GTs (Table 4).