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Eyelid Lining Ulcer
Trauma: Can happen from getting hit in the stomach, being in a car accident while wearing a seat belt, repetitive vomiting or retching. Sometime acid irritation or gastritis could cause streaks of damage rather than a discrete pit (ulcer). Then again there is the common cause of sword swallowing :-). ...Read more
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
Ulcer on tongue lining since 2 months. Please click link for picture. What could this be? Http://tinypic. Com/view. Php? Pic=2ujozyh&s=5#.UmTvQBbcCp0
Basal Cell Carcinom:
An ulcer on the eyelid which does not heal is malignant or cancer until proven otherwise. You should consider biopsy for sure with your local ophthalmologist or Oculoplastic surgeon.
Topical antibiotics / steroids may make condition improve, however, surgical treatment best choice of basal cell carcinomas of the eye lid. ...Read more
Not usually: Sounds like you may have a persistent problem. I would recommend seeing your eye physician to assess. ...Read more
Can someone physiologically explain how ulcerative colitis impacts digestive tract and the lining? Do the ulcers appear as shallow?
2 ulcers on the tongue lining, since 45 days. Started off with a pain below tongue and during swallowing, pain occurs every month for 3 days.
Get evaluated: Pls see your dr or ENT or oromaxillary specialist to find out what this is and what is causing it to still be there for over a month. ...Read more
I have some irritation in the stomach lining. I am getting treated, but what other steps should I take to avoid an ulcer? What should I not do?
Two ulcers on the tongue lining for 45 days. Pain below tongue and while swallowing, pain persists for 3 days occurs every month for past 1 year?
"3-Day Rule": Impossible to tell without eval. See the dentist for evaluation. As a general rule: you should seek professional help for any unusual dental or medical issue that lasts more than three days or re-occurs more than three times over separate occasions. More than 3 days? It may be bigger than you think. ...Read more
I've been told I have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?
Yes: Most ulcers of the stomach are associated with edema of tissue. In prepyloric area temporary blockage of food can occur. In the GE junction blockage can occur making it difficult to swallow. Use of antiacids, H2blockers to reduce acid production and possible antibiotics to eliminate H. Pylori if necessary should be employed followed by gastroscopy bx of ulcer if immediate healing does not occur. ...Read more
Ideal study to do so: An Endoscopy gives a Gastroenterologist a chance to view the lining of your Esophagus, Stomach, and the early section of your small intestines (the Duodenum) with a light and camera. Images can be displayed in a television in the study suite, and the lining of all those areas can be seen clearly to determine the best sites for biopsy or the need to remove suspicious lesions (i.e polyps). Be well. ...Read more
Couple of v.small ulcers on inner lower eyelids - one on each side: dry eyes + grittiness. Similar to discomfort and ulcer-like near my anus... :- (?
Would be important: To have these areas examined and possibly cultured/biopsied for search of diagnosis. You may need to see a specialist for this ...Read more
Are gummy vitamins easier on the stomach lining than capsules and softgels if you believe you may have an ulcer?
Likely no difference: It is generally not felt to be the vehicle of a medication (pill, capsule, liquid etc) that is the culprit of the side effect of GI upset. Rather, it is generally attributable to the active ingredient, in this case vitamins. ...Read more
My son has no lining in his stomach and he has ulcers. Could having those problems cause blood to be in his stool or is that something really wrong?
Yes: See a gastroenterogist because this is a serious problem and needs good medical attention. ...Read more
Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?
Pain in tongue: There may be several differnent reasons for this pain you are feeling, some may require no tx at all, the thing to do is see your dentist or oral surgeon and have a definitive diagnosis, this will lead to the proper treatment if any is necessary. ...Read more
I kissed and had oral sex with a girl (One-night stand) and got the mouth ulcer for years. There are also tickle near my eyelid. What is that?
I have stomach pain the Dr can't find much out there not helping me they say maybe acid eating my stomach lining an ulcer in pancreas nausea an dizzy?
GI consult: Get a second opinion from a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink something acidic like orange juice after a meal if u have a stomach ulcer? Would the food act as a barrier ie protect the lining
OK IF YOU ARE TREATE: Even though orange juice is very acidic and is adviced not to be consumed if you have peptic ulcer, but if you are being treated with antibiotics for h pylori which causes the ulcer and you have finished the two weeks course and are taking proton pump inhibiters to suppress the acid production in your stomach, you may be able to tolerate orange juice or you can get low acidity orange juice. ...Read more
I noticed pale yellow color under eye lids. Was in ER 2 weeks ago for ulcer n routine blood wk was done, all normal. Wat cud this b. Shud I go to er?
Meibomian glands: These are the normal eyelid glands. When inflammed or obstructed they can ulcerate or swell ; be more visible. This requires rx if causing symptoms. ...Read more
Many: There are ulcers of the cornea, ulcers of the conjunctiva, ulcers of the lids. Re-ask or re-phrase your question or condition. Any of them may be very serious and if concerned, see eye care professional promptly. Sorry, don't want to give you an ulcer but we are not seeing clearly or eye to eye on your question! ...Read more
No: Please avoid contact lenses when you have an ulcer. You need to ask your eye doc for resuming your contact. ...Read more
Few stys in my eye 3 weeks ago. I still have one in inside lower corner on lash line. Also ulcer lower inside lid.
Seek Help: A stye is usually from inflammation of an eyelash follicle or a lid-margin tear duct. These can usually be treated simply with warm compresses. When this doesn't work and/or you continue to have them you should see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause of the recurrence and/or more aggressive/invasive treatment. With recurrent lesions there is always the fear of secondary infection. ...Read more
Hi I had an eye ulcer last month which thankfully has healed but I am still sensitive to bright fluorescent lights. Would this be normal? Thank you
Yes, your eye: Could be sensitive for several months. Wear sunglasses to protect it if at all possible. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, if treated and not severe.Get a more detailed answer ›
I just found out I have an eye ulcer on saturday what's the longest I should wait to see a eye specialist and im paying cash how much would it cost?
Don't wait: A corneal ulcer can cause permanent damage to your cornea. It can lead to more serious infection if left untreated. It can cause permanent vision loss, and more expensive cornea transplant surgery. It will likely require multiple visit to a qualified Eye MD. You can find one by searching at AAO. Org. Many doctors will have a different fee for cash paying patients. Do not delay ...Read more