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Is Syphillis chancre in the anal area an open sore or it like pimple with fluid in it?

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Is a syphillis chancre in the anal area an open sore or is it like a pimple with fluid in it?
Posted Sun, 8 Sep 2013 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is an open sore

Detailed Answer:

The chancre of Syphilis is an open sore be it in the anal or the genital region. The Chancre is usually painless unlike other STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases).

Pimple like structure with fluid in it is usually Herpes that is more often painful.

Hope this clarifies your doubt. Take care!
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