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What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

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

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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


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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

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What does ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose do to you?

What does ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose do to you?

Infection risk: The nose is one of your primary lines of defense against disease. The nasal membranes filter most of the airborne viruses, bacteria, pollutants, and other nasty stuff that you're constantly inhaling into it. When those membranes are damaged, the nasties go directly into your air passages and increase the chances that you will get sick. ...Read more

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What problems result from ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose?

What problems result from ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose?

Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus). If not going away it should be looked at by an ent. Frequently treated with Mupirocin ointment, sometimes in combination with Doxycycline antibiotic pills. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for foot ulceration?

What is the treatment for foot ulceration?

Several things: Depending on what is the cause of the ulcer. If it is due to poor circulation, that would need to be addressed. If due to neuropathy, the area would need to be offloaded to remove excessive pressure on area. If infected, antibiotics will be necessary. Local wound care to remodel wound and keep clean and protected is a must. Many specialists will need to be involved in care depending situation. ...Read more

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It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis.The treatment for glossitis never worked.I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis.The treatment for glossitis never worked.I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

Glossitis: Glossitis is a wastebasket term in that any tissue may have an "itis" (or inflammation as this ending implies) associated with it. In this case, it can be infectious, traumatic, chemical, immune system, or neoplastic. You need a skilled examination by a provider who sees tongue abnormalities on a daily basis--an oral surgeon--to plan a course of action. Despite any photos, biopsy may be indicated. ...Read more

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My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

Raynaud's / CCB: You need to see your rheumatologist. I suspect they are the ones' who diagnosed the crest syndrome. Suspect you are describing advanced raynauds. He will need treatment with a calcium channel blocker and perhaps and additional vasodilator. ...Read more

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Montelukast and levocetrizine dihydrochloride tablet montgro-l has been prescribed for chest and nasal congestion and duodenal ulceration. Is that ok?

Montelukast and levocetrizine dihydrochloride tablet montgro-l has been prescribed for chest and nasal congestion and duodenal ulceration. Is that ok?

On duodenal ulcer?: I am not aware of any effect on ulcer from montelukast or levocetirizine. However montelukast does have potential beneficial effects on nasal and"chest" congestion (about 50% response rate). Both drugs have a good safety profile. ...Read more

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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


Nose Ulcerations (Definition)

Nasal ulcerations is a clinical finding where the lining of a person's nasal passage is denuded, often leading ...Read more