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Ulceration in children

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Crabbe
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Aphthous ulcers: Aphthous ulcers or canker sores are painful ulcerations of the lips, gums, tongue, cheek linings. They can range from pinpoints to large ulcers. They ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Cause and treatment: Dr. Crabbe gave you an excellent answer. Although the cause is still unknown, we find they often occur with patients under stress where the area more... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Ulcer: Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least so... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ulceration: An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functio... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care 38 years experience
Compression stocking: The condition of livedo reticularis, also called atrophy blanche. The condition is associated 99% of time with underlying vein disease. Congestion of ... Read More
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Some medications: Current name is actually livedoid vasculopathy (vasculitis) and it is disease of the small vessels called capillaries. Unlike venous insufficiency as ... Read More
Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 54 years experience
No: The ulceration with associated livedo reticularis is generally the result of poor arterial circulation, and this implies that the blockage in the arte... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Need more info : Is that a question or statement. Please give a little more info. How long have you had it? Any trauma? How old are you? Any surgery? Picture? Other sy... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Possibly nothing: We sometimes see these. They may be nonspecific and related to preparation artifact. They may also be related to medications you may be taking such ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
A serious problem: A corneal ulceration refers to the cornea surface (clear tissue in front of pupil) breaking down through inflammation or infection. More common are c... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
Psychiatry 32 years experience
GABA + ulcers = good: I actually looked this up in the british journal of pharmacology (bhargava kp et al. 1985, march). The upshot of this articleis that "gaba in the ce... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
Wound care: There are many treatments for ulcers. It takes a team approach to treat . I suggest a wound care clinic.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Corneal ulcer: A corneal ulcer is an infection of the clear surface of the eye covering the iris. This can be a significant problem and should be managed closely by... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Find the cause: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the... Read More

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