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M57 masturbated 3 days back with dirty hands, now see multiple problems. Ulcer on shaft skin under glans, small dot crusting ulcer on glans.Advise?

M57 masturbated 3 days back with dirty hands, now see multiple problems. Ulcer on shaft skin under glans, small dot crusting ulcer on glans.Advise?

Skin Ulcers: It sure sounds like you need someone to see this and make sure these are not just minor troubles from friction caused by masturbation. Ulcers usually appear with syphilis or herpes, or deep abrasions...Usually not seen with simple masturbation. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Herpangina (Definition)

Good day; Herpangina is a viral infection which causes small blisters (vesicles) that quickly rupture to form small ulcers. Most common in youngsters; however, Herpangina has potential to affect all ages. The virus is usually spread by mouth- via the saliva. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and terrible sore throats. Oral meds. acetaminophen or ibuprofen and ...Read more


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Also, my hands are thicking with a rubber blackish color my face has painful red spots w/ulcer very deep?

Also, my hands are thicking with a rubber blackish color my face has painful red spots w/ulcer very deep?

See a physician -: Your question is important but too complicated toanswer in this forum. It merits careful consideration and examination that a physician can only provide in person. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm currently taking sucralfate and Prilosec for a ulcer this week has been hand and I only take the meds when in need. Should I be taking them dail?

I'm currently taking sucralfate and Prilosec for a ulcer this week has been  hand and I only take the meds when in need. Should I be taking them dail?

Not enough: You are taking part of the regimen designed to eliminate helicobacter pylorus, an infection of the stomach lining which can lead to ulcers. Generally antibiotic is also added to sulfacrate and prilosec. Consult with your family doc (or GI doc) to optimize this treatment. It will need to be taken every day for 3-4 weeks to maximize the effectiveness. ...Read more

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I have an severely painful corneal eye ulcer- ER wouldn't hand over tetracaine.. Why..?

I have an severely painful corneal eye ulcer- ER wouldn't hand over tetracaine.. Why..?

Malpractice: That would be malpractice if they did. Tetracaine lasts about 5 minutes, so what will happen is, you will end up using it about 20 to 30 times a day. If you use tetracaine more than three or four times a day, it will actually melt your cornea and you will require a corneal transplant. The emergency room did the correct thing and it is extremely dangerous to use tetracaine at home because of corneal melts. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: extremely painful corneal eye ulcer- ER wouldn't hand over tetracaine.. Why..?

Can you give me suggestion: extremely painful corneal eye ulcer- ER wouldn't hand over tetracaine.. Why..?

Corneal Ulcer: Corneal Ulcers are very painful but tetracine drops are not the treatment you need to treat the cause of the ulcer, by treating the pain alone you are not going to treat the cause of the ulcer. You need to be seen by an ophthalmologist and he can prescribe a medication that has both components treatment for the underlying cause and for the pain ...Read more

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How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Mouth ulcers: Your physician can prescribe a oral rinse to sooth and numb the tissues while the lesions heal. This will help immediately. ...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


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