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Female Genital Ulcer

Ulcers of female Genitalia


  • We therefore designed the present study to assess the effect of GUD on HIV-1 coreceptor expression in the natural setting.[academic.oup.com]
  • Colonoscopy of a Behcet's Disease patient presenting with ulcers Lung involvement is less common, but may occur in Behcet's Disease. Lung involvement may present with cough, dyspnea (shortness of breath), and rarely, pulmonary artery aneurysms.[behcets.com]
  • Infectious period (time during which an infected person can infect others) Spread of infection is most likely when a moist blister is present.[sahealth.sa.gov.au]
  • Bipolar aphthosis presenting as mutilating genital ulcers in women. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2004;70:357-60 How to cite this URL: Gupta S, Ajith C, Malhotra S, Kumar B. Bipolar aphthosis presenting as mutilating genital ulcers in women.[ijdvl.com]
  • Infectious ulcers; One pregnant woman presented with multiple painful genital ulcers caused by Klebsiella spp.[sti.bmj.com]
Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Further tests will be directed by the symptoms of the underlying illness but should include tests for infectious mononucleosis . Biopsy of the ulcer should include surrounding skin. Findings are nonspecific in NSGU.[dermnetnz.org]
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection with or without other signs and symptoms of infectious mononucleosis Syphilis: sharply demarcated, firm and indurated; usually single ulcer; nontender lymphadenopathy Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi): These are painful[cancertherapyadvisor.com]
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection with or without other signs and symptoms of infectious mononucleosis Syphilis: sharply demarcated, firm and indurated; usually single ulcer; nontender lymphadenopathy Chancroid ( Haemophilus ducreyi ): These are painful[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • Uncircumcised men, lower socioeconomic demographics and patronage with prostitutes pose risk factors for this disorder.[antimicrobe.org]
Recurrent Infection
  • For people with recurrent infections, a prescription antiviral medication like Valtrex can be taken daily to reduce the number of cold sore outbreaks, and the severity of an outbreak, if one occurs.[verywell.com]
Vascular Disease
  • Tests needed: Haemophilus influenzae Lymphatic granuloma trait virus Behcet's Disease Behcet's disease is a systemic vascular disease. Mucosal ulcer is one of its clinical features. Most of the patients suffer from oral ulcers.[neohealth.com.hk]
  • Signs Genital Herpes Vessicle Multiple vesicular lesions on foreskin, labia, vagina or anus Ulcer Painful shallow ulcers result when vessicles rupture Lymph Accompanied by lymhadenopathy with primary (first) infection Syphilis Chancre (ulcer in Primary[fpnotebook.com]
  • Genital warts (flesh-colored spots that are raised or flat, and may look like the top of a cauliflower) Chancroid (a small bump in the genitals, which becomes an ulcer within a day of its appearance) Syphilis (small, painless open sore or ulcer [called a chancre[medlineplus.gov]
  • The chancre heals without scarring, although it may become secondarily infected and then have residual abnormalities. Multiple chancres have been documented in approximately 30% of cases.[antimicrobe.org]
  • The ulcer of primary syphilis (chancre) is typically painless with a clean base and little or no pus or crust. On palpation, the base of the ulcer feels firm and indurated. Painless regional lymphadenopathy may or may not be present.[medicinetoday.com.au]
  • Syphilis The primary lesion of syphilis is the chancre. This is commonly a painless ulcer but often the ulcers are infected and can be swollen and tender.[encognitive.com]
Skin Ulcer
  • The secondary stage involves the formation of subcutaneous granulomas in the inguinal area.( 3) Sometimes these lesions penetrate the skin, producing skin ulcers and become superinfected which may then lead to lymphadenopathy.[encognitive.com]
  • Clothing that touches genital skin ulcers may transmit herpes simplex virus to others that wear the clothing.[medicinenet.com]
Female Genital Ulcer
  • Female Genital Ulcer The most common symptoms for Vulva Ulcer (ulceration of the vulva skins and mucous membrane) include itchiness, redness, swelling or a burning sensation in the private part.[neohealth.com.hk]
  • This study evaluated the clinical-histopathologic-microbiologic characteristics of female genital ulcers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Neurologic Manifestation
  • Manifestations of HIV 910 Chapter 77 Gastrointestinal Manifestations of HIV Infection and AIDS 927 Chapter 78 Renal Manifestations of HIV Infection and AIDS 951 Chapter 79 HIV and Endocrine Manifestations 960 Chapter 80 AIDS Associated Malignancies and[books.google.de]
  • Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem disease characterized clinically by oral and genital aphthae, arthritis, cutaneous lesions, and ocular, gastrointestinal, and neurological manifestations. [1] Patients with BA do not fulfill the criteria for BD.[ijdvl.com]
Vulvar Pain
  • Vulvar pain ( vulvodynia ). Pudendal neuralgia, from pressure on the pudendal nerve in the genital area. Noninfectious vaginitis.[uofmhealth.org]
Sexual Dysfunction
  • Dysfunction 1203 Chapter 104 Womens Sexual Dysfunction 1210 Chapter 105 Sexuality Education for Young People 1221 A CultureBound Sex Related Disorder in Indian Subcontinent 1225 Chapter 107 Clinical Services for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV[books.google.de]
  • Vaginismus and sexual dysfunction in women are covered elsewhere - see separate article Vaginismus and Orgasmic Problems in Women. As many as one fifth of women have significant vulval symptoms.[patient.info]


  • Results of a full workup for STIs were negative, including negative immunoglobulin G and M results for herpes simplex virus (HSV). The wound culture results were normal. Test results for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) were negative.[consultant360.com]
Treponema Pallidum
  • Nature of cellular infiltration and Treponema pallidum distribution in testicular lesions , J Immunol , 1980 , vol. 124 (pg. 461 - 7 ) 42.[academic.oup.com]
  • Tests needed: Treponema pallidum virus Test Nonspecific vaginitis Nonspecific vulvae Inflammation happens when the bacterium and vaginal secretion are stimulated by other physical or chemical factors.[neohealth.com.hk]
  • If non-treponemal syphilis serology is found to be positive, confirmation by treponemal-specific testing (e.g., Treponema pallidum particle agglutination [TP-PA], microhemagglutination for Treponema pallidum [MHA-TP], fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption[canada.ca]
  • Syphilis Caused by the bacterium treponema pallidum, syphilis can lead to ulcers and rashes in the genital area.[medicalnewstoday.com]
  • Sy philis The causative agent of syphilis is the bacterial spirochete Treponema pallidum. Syphilis has been recognized since the late fifteenth century and has been found all over the world in distribution.[antimicrobe.org]
Borrelia Burgdorferi
  • Treponema pallidum and Borrelia burgdorferi lipoproteins and synthetic lipopeptides activate monocytic cells via a CD14-dependent pathway distinct from that utilized by lipopolysaccharide , J Immunol , 1998 , vol. 160 (pg. 5455 - 64 ) 16.[academic.oup.com]


  • The article also discusses patients with a vaginal discharge, laboratory work-up, diagnoses, and treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] of HIV in Industrialized and Middle Income CountriesŠAdults Adolescents and Pediatric 1310 Chapter 115 Guidelines for the Treatment of HIV and AIDS in ResourceLimited Countries 1328 Chapter 116 Guidelines for Prevention of Perinatal HIV Infection 1345[books.google.de]
  • In most cases, sores can be cured with treatment. However, sores due to genital herpes or a chronic skin condition may recur. Your outlook also depends on timing of treatment.[healthline.com]
  • Treatment if the blisters come back Go to your GP or a sexual health clinic if you've been diagnosed with genital herpes and need treatment for an outbreak.[nhs.uk]
  • The ability for the patient to adhere to the recommended dosing frequency should be considered when selecting the appropriate treatment. Initial episodes of herpes may require a longer duration of treatment.[sti.guidelines.org.au]


  • The prognosis of Female Genital Sores is generally good. Nevertheless, the prognosis depends on the causative factor Common causes of sores on the genitals Most sores or ulcers on the genitals are sexually transmitted.[bestonlinemd.com]
  • The prognosis of genital herpes is variable: there is no cure, and the recurrent outbreaks may vary in frequency and severity. Genital herpes prevention is difficult.[medicinenet.com]
  • What Is the Prognosis for Genital Herpes? Treatment of genital herpes does not cure the disease. The virus usually lives (in an inactive form) in an infected person throughout their lifetime.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Most melanomas are located on the labia minora or clitoris and prognosis is related to the size of the lesion and the depth of invasion. Referral When a woman presents with vulval symptoms, a vulval examination should be offered.[patient.info]


  • Abstract This article discusses genital ulcers caused by sexually transmitted diseases in female patients, and the etiology, morphology of the ulcerations, diagnostic work-up, and current treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Female genital ulcer is a disease that affects a large number of women, and its etiologic diagnosis can be difficult. The disease may increase the risk of acquiring HIV.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In general usage the term refers to genital ulcerations from a sexually transmitted disease (STD), which is the most common etiology; however, nonsexually acquired illnesses, including infectious (bacterial skin infections, fungi) or noninfectious etiologies[mhmedical.com]
  • Etiology STIs For most young, sexually active patients with genital ulcer disease (GUD), etiology is related to an STI. Most often it is due to herpes simplex virus type 1 or 2 (HSV-1 or HSV-2), causing genital herpes.[canada.ca]


  • The epidemiologic relationships between any of these organisms and HIV-1 infection were recognized soon after the onset of the AIDS epidemic [1–8, 23 , 24 ].[academic.oup.com]
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a University Health Population: Clinical Manifestations, Epidemiology, and Implications. J Am Coll Health, 59, 69.[verywell.com]
  • Epidemiology The disorder typically appears among young girls and adolescents but cases in children as young as 17 months have been reported. [6] History The disease was first described in October 1912 by Galician-born Austrian dermatologist and microbiologist[foxhold.com]
  • Salvarani C, Pipitone N, Catanoso MG et al (2007) Epidemiology and clinical course of Behçet’s disease in the Reggio Emilia area of Northern Italy: a seventeen-year population-based study. Arthritis Rheum 57:171–178 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5.[link.springer.com]
  • Epidemiology The disorder typically appears among young girls and adolescents but cases in children as young as 17 months have been reported. [7] History The disease was first described in October 1912 by Galician -born Austrian dermatologist and microbiologist[wikiwand.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution


  • With viremia a component in the pathophysiology of the primary herpes simplex virus infection, nonspecific complaints of fever, malaise, headache and photophobia may be documented.[antimicrobe.org]


  • Chapter 69 Surrogate Markers of Antiretroviral Efficacy 826 Overcoming Barriers to Providing ARV Therapy in ResourceLimited Settings 831 Chapter 71 Antiretroviral Drugs for HIV Prevention 836 Chapter 72 Acute HIV Infection 843 Chapter 73 Opportunistic[books.google.de]
  • Adult HIV Breast Care Child and Adolescent Care for Community Health Workers Child Healthcare Childhood HIV Childhood TB Congenital Disorders Ebola Prevention and Control Facilitator's Guide Fetal Heart Rate Handbook Infection Prevention and Control Intrapartum[ls.bettercare.co.za]
  • Even the use of a condom does not prevent the spread of disease because not all sores are covered by the condom.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • A doctor should evaluate any genital bumps or sores to determine the cause and prevent potentially dangerous medical complications.[healthline.com]

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