Glossary for Chancre
Medical terms related to Chancre or mentioned in this section include:
- African Sleeping sickness: A disease caused by parasites (Trypanosome brucei gamiense or T. brucei rodesiense) and transmitted to humans by the tsetse fly which is found only in Africa. Causes symptoms such as fever, chills, headache, anemia, edema of hands and feet, enlarged lymph glands, lethargy, sleepiness, convulsions and coma. Also called African trypanosomiasis and sleeping sickness.
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Chagas disease: A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system.
- Chancroid: An sexually transmitted disease caused by the Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria and is characterized by painful genital ulceration.
- East African Trypanosomiasis: East African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly
- Genital sores: Skin sores in the genital regions.
- Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
- Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Lymph symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lymphatic system or lymph nodes
- Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
- Penis symptoms: Various symptoms affecting the male penis
- Pinta: A tropical American skin disease that only affects dark-skinned races. It is caused by an organism the causes thickening and loss of pigmentation of the skin.
- Primary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by a primary chancre which is infectious and painless
- Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Sporotrichosis: A fungal skin infection caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. Usually only the skin is infected but bones, lungs and central nervous system can rarely be affected also. Transmission usually occurs through infection of a skin wound.
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Trypanosomiasis, east-African: A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death relatively common, especially in untreated cases.
- Vaginal symptoms: Symptoms related to the vagina
- West African Trypanosomiasis: West African sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly
- Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.
- Yaws: A rare infections disease caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Treponema pertenue. The disease consists of three phases: skin lesions are followed by bone, joint and widespread skin symptoms and finally by inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the nose, pharynx and palate. Transmission can be through direct contact with infected skin, insect bites or sex.
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