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Chancroid, Sexually Transmitted Infection

Chancroid is a type of sexually-transmitted infection, which symptoms include painful sores on the genitalia. This disease is known to spread from one person to another through sexual contact, although men can contact chancroid by practicing poor hygiene.Chancroid is caused by a bacteria called Haemophilus ducreyi. This infection is commonly found in developing countries and often associated with sex workers and their clientele. Uncircumcized men have a greater risk than circumcized men from con…