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what is the difference between erosion and ulcer

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Bigger, deeper: Usually erosions turn into ulcers as they get bigger and deeper.
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A male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ulcer is deeper.: An ulcer is deeper.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several options!: Trial of sulfasalazine 500 x 4. Or combo or solo ciprofloxin and/or Metronidazole 500mg bid!
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Chondormalacia: Generally, this needs a total or hemi knee replacement.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Suggest: That you try stopping milk and milk products. It is a common cause of inflammatory bowel disease.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Capsule endoscopy is: For small bowel evaluation where upper or lower endoscopy can't reach. It may give you information regarding the rest of small bowel. Its usually done ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
"Erosions": usually refer to gastritis rather than ulcerations...As far as the development of this in the face of PRILOSEC therapy I would ask your treating GI Do ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
H pylori test: Test for diagnosis of helicobacter pylori infection in gastric ulcer patients.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Need more informatio: First, stop drinking alcohol. Next, need to know what the biopsy showed. In the us most all ulcers are benign, especially at age 35. I do not know the ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
You might benefit: From cutting out milk and all milk products from your diet, particularly if you started with ibs.

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