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Hi i have ulcers in my throat and other weird spots. i am taking antibiotics as of now but i am worried that this is a severe condition. please help m?

Hi i have ulcers in my throat and other weird spots. i am taking antibiotics as of now but i am worried that this is a severe condition. please help m?

Please do what your: doc says. Also, mouth ulcers can be a result of an imbalance between lysine and arginine. You can avoid nuts and chocolate (which contain arginine) and get an L Lysine supplement to take to restore the balance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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


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Do you think I should be gargling mouthwash when I have a ulcer in my throat?

Do you think I should be gargling mouthwash when I have a ulcer in my throat?

No - Use Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): Instead of the irritation of mouthwash; get a rx for Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) from your dentist. This is a liquid that you can have soak (now swish) in you mouth to disable bacteria and assist in the healing of irritated and sore tissue. The nih results was that this solution will soak into the tissue and time release over the next 12 hours. ...Read more

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I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux for which I have multiple ulcers on my throat and this are painful.What can be done ?

I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux for which I have multiple ulcers on my throat and this are painful.What can be done ?

GERD: it sounds like you have bad reflux disease and you need to see a gastroenterologist to make sure that you don't have esophageal erosions or ulcerations, an then be put on the right medications and diet. ...Read more

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I think I have an ulcer down my throat but my ear is also giving a burning sensation. Ideas?

I think I have an ulcer down my throat but my ear is also giving a burning sensation. Ideas?

Urti: You may have an upper respiratory tract infection. Please contact ENT doctor for a thorough examination. ...Read more

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Why do I have ulcers down the back of my throat on my tongue?

Why do I have ulcers down the back of my throat on my tongue?

Many Possibilities: There are many conditions which can cause these types of symptoms. Most are viral or bacterial. Some can be fairly harmless, like acommon cold. Some can be very serious and need immediate treatment. If your symptoms persist more than a couple of days, or if they're getting worse (especially if you have a fever), see a doctor right away. You might be very sick, & you can't diagnose this yourself. ...Read more

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I have behcets disease and I have about 30 ulcers in my mouth/throat/tongue. Any recommendations to help the pain and be able to eat?

I have behcets disease and I have about 30 ulcers in my mouth/throat/tongue. Any recommendations to help the pain and be able to eat?

Magic rinse: There are rinses that contain anesthetic solution which may help numb the area for period of time while you eat. See a dentist for proper rx. ...Read more

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I see some ulcers in my throat. Help?

I see some ulcers in my throat. Help?

See a doctor: It is not normal to have an ulcer in your thrat.If you can see it and if it has been there foe a while, then go and see a e.N.T specialist immediately. ...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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more