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Sores on Genitals, Rectum or Mouth

Sores on the genitals, rectum or mouth may be a symptom of herpes virus infection, canker sores, thrush, esophagitis, behcet's syndrome, hand foot and mouth disease or syphilis. To help you determine if this condition may require medical evaluation, click on the links below and review.

Herpes Viruses

Canker Sores



Behcet's Syndrome

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease


Anatomy Sites

Patient Tutorials

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This page last modified on Wednesday September 11, 2013



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