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Genital sores

Genital sores: Introduction

Genital sores: Skin sores in the genital regions. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Genital sores, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Genital sores:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Genital sores. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Genital sores

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Causes of Types of Genital sores:

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Genital sores: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Genital sores, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Genital sores Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Genital sores may include:

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Stories from Users for Genital sores

Real-life user stories relating to Genital sores:

Message Boards for Genital sores

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Diagnostic tests for Genital sores:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Genital sores. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine genital area and note the features of the sores - e.g. ulcer, lump or warts.
    • Note any associated redness, discharge or rash
    • Examine other areas of skin that may be affected - e.g. webs of fingers in scabies infection.
  • more tests...»

Genital sores: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Genital sores may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Genital sores

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Genital sores. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Genital sores: Deaths

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Hospitals & Clinics: Genital sores

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Genital sores: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Genital sores listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Genital sores as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Genital sores:

The list of organs typically affected by Genital sores may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Genital sores

The list below shows some of the causes of Genital sores mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Genital sores?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Genital sores. Of the 47 causes of Genital sores that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 33 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Genital sores:

The following list of conditions have 'Genital sores' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Genital sores or choose View All.

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  • Genital herpes ... penile sores
  • Genital warts ... penile warts, cervix warts, flat genital warts, anal warts, genital warts, vaginal warts, cauliflower-like genital wart growths
  • Granuloma inguinale ... genital ulcers, infected genital ulcers, bleeding genital ulcers







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Causes of Genital sores Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Genital sores based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Genital sores?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Genital sores, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Genital sores:

    Genital ulcerations, Penile ulceration, Vulval ulceration
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Genital sores:

    Subtypes of Genital sores:

    Genital warts (4 causes), Chancre (11 causes), Penile sores (37 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Genital sores:

    Genital symptoms (986 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Men's health symptoms (291 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)

    Symptoms related to Genital sores:

    Vaginal itch, Vulval itch (48 causes), Penile itch (18 causes), Genital rash (25 causes), Genital ulcers (47 causes), Genital blisters, Genital warts (4 causes), Furuncles (17 causes), Sexually transmitted disease, Behcet's disease (2 causes), Skin cancer (45 causes), Jock itch, Scabies, Bartholin's cyst

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    Medical News summaries about Genital sores

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Genital sores

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