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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Crabbe
41 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
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
43 years experience Pathology
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
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What?: If you tell us what type of lesion it is to which you are referring it might be possible to answer the question.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
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
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
20 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
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
35 years experience Wound care
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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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ulceration: Anytime the overlying epithelium layer breaks down ulcerative lesion occurs.
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