The main mode of transmission - sexual. The causative agent is streptobatsilla, easily detectable by microscopic examination of exudate from the ulcers. Pus of chancroid at room temperature keeps catching up to 8 days. The incubation period of chancroid in men is usually 2-3 days, in rare cases up to 2-3 weeks. In women, this period is longer: up to 2-3 weeks. Characterized by the appearance of peculiar festering sores with a soft base, prone to inoculation on the genitals.
3-4 weeks after the formation of ulcers of the bottom begins to be cleared of pus, granulation and appear in 1-2 months scarring process ends. Immunity after chancroid remains. The disease may be complicated by the defeat of the lymphatic system, as well as the development of phimosis and paraphimosis. Chancroid should be differentiated from the chancre, herpes and other diseases.
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