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How Do Ulcers Affect The Body
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
Decibitus ulcers: The terms decubitus ulcer and pressure sore often are used interchangeably in the medical community. Decubitis ulcers occur in many positions, such as prolonged sitting (eg, the commonly encountered ischial tuberosity ulcer). Because the common denominator of all such ulcerations is pressure. ...Read more
I'm dealing with venous stasis ulcers in my leg and it looks as it's spreading to another part of my body but I really can't tell?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. However, if you are overweight, it is imperative that you lose weight.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Constant upper ab. Pain, Dr suspects ulcer but tomato soup doesn't hurt? Ultrasound of head and body of pancreas good also enzymes. Any other ideas?
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?
No diagnosis: Anyone who could tell you what you have without examining it would be both foolish and possibly dangerous. Even dental experts will tell you that a visual exam is sometimes not enough, but it certainly is the bare minimum. Find yourself a reputable dentist and have this examined before you participate in the dangerous practice of self-treating - it is unwise to count on someone's "guess". ...Read more
Their any way to permanently heal "aphthous ulcer" (canker sore)? Is there something wrong inside my body?
No Prevention known: Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain and accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of trea. Dment. Biolase waterlase iplus or md works well in my practice, of the lasers I have tried. ...Read more
Can BODY FORTRESS Super Advanced Whey Protein be taken with bleeding ulcers or bleeding hemorrhoids?
Have history of eczema on upper body. Big wound (ulcer?)on front of lower leg, and one under foot. Caused by eczema?
Is it more likely to vomit or poop blood from an ulcer? Which is more concerning? And why would your body do one or the other?
Depends where ulcer: Brisk bleeding may result in hematochezia (passing blood per rectum), but more likely present as hematemesis (vomiting blood) or melena (black stool). Patients with bleeding ulcers above the end of stomach (pylorus) will likely vomit blood sooner than it will be seen as rectal effluent, whereas ulcers bleeding far down from the pylorus may first manifest their bleeding in stool. Both are serious. ...Read more
I have a good size hiatal hernia, with peptic ulcers. Can this cause me to get chills an body aches only at night almost every night.
My mother was taking arthritis meds for a few years then was recently taken off due to an ulcer, she started feeling stiffness all over her body, she can not move and was admitted to the hospital today...Help!?
Thanks Doctor. Got a CBC count of 46% Normal Range 40%. Was given antibiotics but still have a high body temp. What can that be? Have Stomach ulcers too.
Different meds: I don't know which part of your CBC (complete blood count) you are referring to but if you still have a fever and aren't feeling well you need to see your doctor again. This could be a resistant infection or a different diagnosis. Some times the diagnosis is confusing and we get it wrong at first. ...Read more
Can a brain tumor cause problems in other parts of the body? (ex: stomach ulcers, sickness) if a brain tumor is present near the optical part of the brain, can it cause problems in the body such as sickness?
tiny bumps popping up all over my body, lips swelled & 2 ulcer looking spots on my lips, ear feel like bugs crawling on them both eyes has knots?
See your doctor: Or go to urgent care, meanwhile, take an antihistamine, unless contraindicated, you want to read the labels carefully, start with diphenhydramine (Benadryl), the reason for urgency is that it might be an acute allergic reaction to something you ate or a medicine you took, or more commonly, acute urticaria, the lip swelling requires medical attention, wish you well ...Read more
Got genital ulcer with severe mouth ulcer. Got huge Nodule in left foot few months back. I get tiny Nodules all over body come and go by. Hla b51 -ve?
Go: Go get examined and tested. You need to be seen by OBGyn, GP, and Dentist. You need more thorough examinations than can be accomplished in a few hundred word computer forum. ...Read more
inflammation inside the mouth could be from mouth breathing. we are meant to breath through our noses. The air gets filtered, warmed and humidified before it touches the lining of the mouth and throat.
start simple, pay attention to how you breathe. Keep your mouth closed! ...Read more
Sore throat feels like ulcers or lichens (had them before) pink sandpaper rash all over my body strep test can back negative what is this?
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
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
Last 3 days I had tongue ulcer, it's disappearing, no fever no sore throat, body-joint aches, warm attacks, feel weak, dry lips, mouth, tip tongue sensitiv?
Lots of symptoms: I am not sure of your question. It sounds like you want a diagnosis and recommendation over the internet? These situations have to be seen by a physician and\or dentist in person for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment recommendations. Sorry, feel better. ...Read more
No: If you are taking pantoprazole and having stomach pains from it then this is a side effect and you should try another medication. It is always best not to take medications like pantoprazole if a milder medication for heartburn or reflux would work for you. You could try Zantac (ranitidine) which is now over the counter instead. If you have an ulcer then a medication like pantoprazole would be needed. ...Read more
See vein specialist: Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. If it is infected I would recommend seeing a physician ASAP as these infections can progress quickly due to poor circulation. ...Read more
Sores on tongue:
There are several possibilities for sores on the tongue. The most common are aphthous ulcers, canker sores, or herpes simplex viral infection (herpetic gingivostomatitis).
Other possibilities are lichen planus, oral thrush, HIV infection, cancer.
If you have sores that have not healed within 7-10 days, you should have them examined and possibly biopsied as soon as possible. ...Read more
Two reasons: Aspirin has a direct potentially erosive effect on the stomach lining causing the lining to become inflamed (gastritis), especially on an empty stomach and thus can contribute to creation or perpetuation of a breach in the stomach lining (an ulcer). It also inhibits platelets which are important for clot formation which is needed to stop an ulcer from bleeding. If you truly have an ulcer see a doc ...Read more
In an extreme case, a plastic surgeon closes it using tissue from a nearby body area. It depends upon how deep and involved the wound is and the overall health of the patient.
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when surgery is not needed or recommended, a wound care doctor can see you at a wound care center over time to help you. ...Read more
Not necessary: Discuss with your doctor. Depending upon your symptoms doctor may decide to proceed with it. ...Read more
Many things: The skin is a complex organ. When skin does not heal it suggests something is missing in the pathways that the skin takes from break down to being healed. Most commonly seen are high glucose from poorly treated diabetes, low blood proteins in malnourished patients, and low oxygen in patietns with perpheral artery disease, excessive bacterial colonization leading to infection and skin cancer. ...Read more
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I'm vomitting and nusea I feel the pregnancy syntoms but I didn't know if im pregnant or I have a ulcer?
No inflow: Venous stasis is caused by valve problems that allow blood from deep high-pressure veins to enter low-pressure veins just under the skin. These veins enlarge, letting fluid through the walls (swelling), letting blood through (discoloration) and finally having so much back pressure that nutritious arterial blood cannot enter an area of the skin resulting in ulcers. It is treated by laser ablation. ...Read more