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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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 some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Nasal ulceration: Nasal ulcers can occur in either discoid or systemic lupus. They can be very painful and sometimes get infected. See your rheumatologist who might want you to visit with an ear, nose and throat doctor for continued care. ...Read more

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I'm always having weird annoying symptoms, mouth and nose ulcers, uncontrollably itchy skin, anxiety achy body etc. ANA positive, but can't get diagno?

I'm always having weird annoying symptoms, mouth and nose ulcers, uncontrollably itchy skin, anxiety achy body etc. ANA positive, but can't get diagno?

Rheumatologist: Can definitely help with such symptoms and a positive ANA, further blood work after careful history and physical examination, would help establish a working diagnosis ...Read more

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What would cause a sore in your nose similar to a mouth ulcer?

What would cause a sore in your nose similar to a mouth ulcer?

Herpes: Herpesvirus can cause sores in the nose as well as the mouth. Also can be caused scratching in the area as well. Other viruses and bacteria can be causes of sores. Finally diseases such as crohn's disease can also cause sores in any mucosalized area. ...Read more

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I smetime get throat ulcers wid pain on swallowing radiating from back of the nose 2wards throat+ soreness+redness in throat [patchy], poss causes pls?

I smetime get throat ulcers wid pain on swallowing radiating from back of the nose 2wards throat+ soreness+redness in throat [patchy], poss causes pls?

No short answer: Herpes simplex virus can cause ulcers of the lips, mouth and throat and/or the genital area. It is infectious. It is usually recurrent & be quite painful. Your physician can get a test to make sure that is it and there is a medication that will help.
Another possibility is strep throat, which is a bacterial infection, if not treated it can lead to heart valvular problems.
Please go to the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face.
Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days.
To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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I've had severe reoccurring ulcers in mouth for years. I'm having outbreak in my vaginal area nasal and mouth now. What could cause this?

Be seen: Many things can cause ulcers such as infections (herpes/hiv), habits/toxic exposure, and even medications. Once ulcers start to appear I worry about some unusual systemic causes. One rare cause that can cause ulcers in the mucous membranes is behcet's syndrome. The best way to determine what is going on is to have someone do a good history and exam. Good luck! Sounds painful. ...Read more

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Transnasal endoscopy vs upper endoscopy! Which is better to see a stomach ulcer? I prefer to do nasal one cause I heard you can be awake.

Transnasal endoscopy vs upper endoscopy! Which is better to see a stomach ulcer? I prefer to do nasal one cause I heard you can be awake.

Depends: If your doctor just wants to see if there is an ulcer there, then the transnasal is great. However often they will want to biopsy it. They cannot do this through the transnasal approach. So have a conversation with your gastroenterologist to see what the likelihood is that he/she will want biopsies. ...Read more

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Hi I just checked my tongue on the side inner I found a red spot with a white head is it a pimple or an ulcer also can it be caused by teeth rubbing?

Hi I just checked my tongue on the side inner I found a red spot with a white head is it a pimple or an ulcer also can it be caused by teeth rubbing?

Not known: It is difficult to give you a differential diagnosis of a lesion without actually seeing it, your teeth, and taking a full medical history including social habits. How long has the lesion been there? If it is more than two weeks, please have it examined by your dentist. ...Read more

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Can Afrin Nasal Spray cause stomach ulcers if used for a prolonged period of a few months?

Can Afrin Nasal Spray cause stomach ulcers if used for a prolonged period of a few months?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): Hi, I don't believe so but using Afrin (oxymetazoline) for more than 2-3 days can cause rebound congestion, also it can increase blood pressure and also causes dizziness. ...Read more

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Does Ankylosing Spondylitis cause mouth throat nasal and pubic Ulcers? I've had 188 Since March

Does Ankylosing Spondylitis cause mouth throat nasal and pubic Ulcers? I've had 188 Since March

Rheumatologist: Your rheumatologist is best qualified to answer your question. Ankylosing spondylitis, being an autoimmune disorder, very likely has other autoimmune processes involving mucus membranes. ...Read more

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How can I treat an ulcer inside my nose? It's painful.

How can I treat an ulcer inside my nose? It's painful.

And possibly: DANGEROUS.....Spread of such ulcers can be dangerous and I suggest you seek ENT (Ear Nose Throat) Doctor as soon as you can!!!!! (possible infection and cavernous sinus spread)

HOPE this helps!!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a pimple in/around nose and a nasal ulcer?

How do you tell the difference between a pimple in/around nose and a nasal ulcer?

Nasal lesion: A pimple has a red convex surface with an occasional papule (white spot with pus) in the center. An ulcer has a concave surface, but it too can be red. If it does not go away within a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. There's a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!

My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. There's a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!

Tough to know: Several possibilities could explain these symptoms and include infection, environmental exposure, malignancy, and even systemic disease such as vasculitis. Suggest one-on-one discussion with a physician who will ask targeted questions and get more information about you. As a start, you could consider a virtual consult on Health Tap. ...Read more

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PCC refer me to derm-1mm wide flat, non-ulcer, non painful spot on nose that bled a mth ago. Looks like tiny cut that didn't heal. Is it BCC or squam?

PCC refer me to derm-1mm wide flat, non-ulcer, non painful spot on nose that bled a mth ago. Looks like tiny cut that didn't heal. Is it BCC or squam?

Go see Derm: It is more like Basal cell but only a biopsy can tell for sure. Derm specialist can decide whether it is benign or cancerous, but a biopsy may be needed if there is sufficient suspicion of cancer. ...Read more

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Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?

Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?

Not possible to say: Without looking at them. Most likely local irritation and dryness, but you need to make sure it is not more serious condition. Show them to your doctor or ENT specialist just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a red area over my uvulva with one white ulcer there, what could that be and I always breath throw my mouth bec my nose is blocked.?

Need to be examined: The lesion needs to be examined by a physician to determine the cause of ulcer and prescribe proper treatment. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the affected part. See this site for more information on this topic and see a doctor as soon as possible.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003222.htm. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms people have of hiv after being infected with it for3 years I have one lymph nose swollen in groin painless ulcers under tongue?

What are some symptoms people have of hiv after being infected with it for3 years I have one lymph nose swollen in groin painless ulcers under tongue?

Possible, unlikely: HIV rarely would cause only these symptoms. If you also have fever, weight loss, dry skin, or others, HIV could be responsible. But your symptoms really don't matter: if you have HIV, follow your doctor's advice. If not but have been at risk (which you probably have been, otherwise you wouldn't ask in the first place), get tested. You cannot rely on symptoms to know if you have HIV. ...Read more

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Does HIV ars symptoms appear at 6 weeks and at the 7th week do people have genital ulcers. I had a runny congested nose with other ars symptoms?

Does HIV ars symptoms appear at 6 weeks and at the 7th week do people have genital ulcers. I had a runny congested nose with other ars symptoms?

Get tested: Early HIV infection may have flu like symptoms, but so do many other things. If you have concern about HIV infection, get tested. If you do not have a doctor, contact your county of city health department for advice. ...Read more

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Mouth is continually getting dry and I have several ulcers and on palete too and a redish lump on tongue. Also feels like running nose behind uvula...

Mouth is continually getting dry and I have several ulcers and on palete too and a redish lump on tongue. Also feels like running nose behind uvula...

Oral surgeon: Could be a number of things. If present for more than a week, see oral surgeon. If less than week, treat symptomatically with saline rinse, OTC pain meds. ...Read more

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Waiting another 2 years for nose surgery so I can breath through my nose again, broke it as a kid, I breath through my mouth and grind my teeth and get mouth ulcers. What to do now? Mouth Guard? Pray?

Nose strips CPAP: First, why do you need to wait two years? If it is a medical issue preventing surgery, there are a few nonsurgical ways to try to improve breathing. Breathe Rite nasal strips can help to open up the nasal valve for some mild improvement. A mouth guard can help with the grinding, but may be hard to use as a mouth breather. Nasal CPAP may help force enough air through the nose to improve. ...Read more

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


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Ulcerations In Nose (Definition)

Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and ...Read more