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Treatment of localy advanced breast cancer .Large ulcerative mass of left breast.Metastatic work up are free?

Treatment of localy advanced breast cancer .Large ulcerative mass of left breast.Metastatic work up are free?

Combined therapy : It depends on the receptor status of the tumor. Is it estrogen receptor positive. Is it her 2 positive. ? Chemotherapy may help to shrink it to make surgery more effective. Usually a course of radiation would be necessary. If the ulcerating mass has an odor Flagyl cream/ointment can help reduce the odor ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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What can cause left flank pain and pain under left ribs at the front, especially on lying down. History of ulcerative colitis and breast cancer.

What can cause left flank pain and pain under left ribs at the front, especially on lying down. History of ulcerative colitis and breast cancer.

Could be almost: Anything, from kidney stones to shingles to axacerbation of your uc. You need a doctor to figure this out for you. Go see your GI specialist now. ...Read more

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I have skin ulcers on my breast. What is the best treatment?

I have skin ulcers on my breast.  What is the best treatment?

Depends on the cause: Most of the items in the large differential already posted are possibilities; but the point is that we need more information. What sort of ulcers? How long have they been present? What part of the breast are they on? Are they painful, itchy, both, neither? Your best option is to see a dermatologist for culture, biopsy, or other testing that the doctor will determine is necessary after examination. ...Read more

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I have severel skin ulcers on my left breast, they came out of nowhere and now they will not go! iv seen the breast clinic twice and have been left?

I have severel skin ulcers on my left breast, they came out of nowhere and now they will not go! iv seen the breast clinic twice and have been left?

See a dermatologist: You provide insufficient description for any other opinion. What did they say at the breast clinic? Any efforts at therapy? What do you think they are? ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, centralized right under the breast bone, comes on abruptly, lasts a few days, disappears for months at a time, neg for ulcers?

Abdominal pain, centralized right under the breast bone, comes on abruptly, lasts a few days, disappears for months at a time, neg for ulcers?

Esophagus? GB? other: Could be esophageal inflammation or spasm, gallbladder disease, pancreatic disease, colon issues, other. Check for other stuff. Sono safe, painless, no xray screen for gallbladder, liver issues see your doc. ...Read more

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Gnawing pain in gut under breast bone when i first wake up. Is it the hiatal hernia or the peptic ulcers. I have been diagnosed with both.

Gnawing pain in  gut under breast bone  when i first wake up.  Is it the hiatal hernia or the peptic ulcers. I have been diagnosed with both.

Hiatal hernia: It is likely the hiatal hernia causing gerd or esophagitis that is causing you symptoms which are classic for heartburn. A peptic (gastric) ulcer typically does not cause substernal pain. ...Read more

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I have had severe pain beginning with my right side radiating under breast.hurts to breathe or lift arm. ulcers in mouth and in corner of mouth, sores?

I have had severe pain beginning with my right side radiating under breast.hurts to breathe or lift arm. ulcers in mouth and in corner of mouth, sores?

Chest pain: The mouth ulcers and the chest pain may be related. Viral process associated with a pleurisy. However the new onset of chest pain associated with pain to your breast and hurting to breath warrants getting checked. ...Read more

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Dear dr I touched her vagina then I touch her breasts and kissed the breast.I have mouth ulcers.can I get HIV infection with this?

Dear dr I touched her vagina then I touch her breasts and kissed the breast.I have mouth ulcers.can I get HIV infection with this?

Difficult: I assume you mean your partner has HIV. It is very unlikely. Physical contact alone will not transmit it. Usually blood contact is required. So if your partner had open sores in the area you missed you could theoretically get sick but that is very very unlikely ...Read more

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I suffer from premenstrual symptoms (abdominal cramps, mouth ulcers, painful gums, sore breasts) for 2 weeks in every month. why so prolonged?

I suffer from premenstrual symptoms (abdominal cramps, mouth ulcers, painful gums, sore breasts) for 2 weeks in every month. why so prolonged?

Visit MD: If your body reacts to your female cycle like this every time it probably has to do with the way your body handles hormonal changes they accompany this window of time. Palliative treatment of mouth ulcers with Advil (ibuprofen) and a swizzle rinse with a numbing agent would help you get through mouth soreness. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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 functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more