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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid/infxn/meds: These cause the vast majority of ulcers and their appearance varies. Check out some pics on google images. I guess a canker sore is a good way of imag ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat and tongue symptoms can be from strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some oth ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a Doctor: See your doctor. This forum is not for diagnosis. Possible causes are herpes, syphilis, mrsa, chanchroid . Syphilis sores can go away on their own, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
34 years experience Endodontics
Mouth ulcers: How long you have been having this ulcer and where in the mouth , tongue, lip floor of the mouth , palate or gums.I advise you to get a checkup . Ulc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore throat & ulcer: A little ulcer could be a canker sore, known in medicine as aphthous stomatitis, the cause of which is unknown. It may be due to viral, bacterial or f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Burning and pain: A cold sore is caused by a common virus-herpes simplex. They begin as a burning sensation in the lip area and this is followed by the formation of a b ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if the problem is a stye or hordoleum in the lid. He may refer to an ophthalmologist if there is a suspicion ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Williams
26 years experience General Practice
Need a Dermatologist: Any ulcerating lesion requires a skilled Dermatologic evaluation; frankly, it could be a skin cancer or a manifestation of venous stasis, possible spi ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lesion Penis: It could be Herpes. Best thing to do is go see a doctor as without seeing the lesion and taking a culture one can't be sure. There are also medicati ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 days: It depends somewhat on if it is your first outbreak or a subsequent outbreak. Herpes follows a pattern: 1) Skin Reddening/irriation (Lasts 1-4 days ... Read More

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