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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
variety - see below: Tuberculosis, cancer, lupus, behcet syndrome can all produce persistent ulcers. Needs oral surgeon evaluation asap.
Dr. Thomas Mchugh
Specializes in Dentistry
Tongue: If it's been two months since you first noticed it, please see your dentist for a definite diagnosis. Two months is long enough.
Dr. Marshall Dicker
46 years experience Dentistry
Tongue ulcer: There are many reasons for this lesion but 2 months? Seek out professional help immediately an oral surgeon would be best.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No you cannot. See a rheumatologist and ask about the possibility of having Behcet's syndrome.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Genital ulcers: Or herpes are spread by sexual contact. Once you have been exposed they can reoccur. Taking an antiviral medication is helpful if this is frequent.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
STD,yes,pattern: The worst risk for a newborn occurs if you have your first outbreak during labor and delivery.A significant number can get herpes encephalitis and die ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex: Many individual lesions can coalesce to form a larger one.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Very low: Sharing food is not a risk factor for infection with herpes. If you already have herpes ulcers as you suggest, you can't be reinfected.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes many: Here is a good place to start: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/460282-overview.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: This depends on the cause for the genital ulcer. If this is truly from a bacterial infection, the right abx should work within a week. But if it is c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is very irritating to skin if not diluted in a carrier oil (and sometimes water as well). Genital tissues are especially sensitive - so u ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
In a way: Aphthous ulcers occur in the mouth by definition, but similar genital ulcers are possible. They should be examined and considered in connection with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not HIV. Herpes?: This is your second question about these symptoms. HIV doesn't cause genital ulcer, but herpes does. See a doctor.

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