Sexually Transmitted Diseases/penile ulcer/erosion

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Hey doctor

I had kind of ulcer or erosion in the penis which healed in 4 days, im confused if it can be syphilis or just friction injury.
if it healed fast can i exlude chancre?
i attaching to photos one as the wound appear and the other 3 days later before a kind of crust were pealed and now the skin is normal.(4 days till it disappeared)


thanks in advance

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Daniel,

That's more like an abrasion ulcer, which is caused from unlubricated sexual activity. I recommend using a water or silicone based lubricant from now on during masturbation or vaginal/anal intercourse and I "would" recommend using a barrier method as well. These things heal on their own obviously, but if you want to shorten healing time you could also dab hydrocortisone cream on the wound as well.

Cheers,

John

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Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.

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3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

Organizations
*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

Publications
American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

Education/Credentials
*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

Past/Present Clients
*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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