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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

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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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I have throat infection. I can see something like ulcers on either side of my throat.. I have been taking oraflox and pantowel tablet. Kindly suggest.

I have throat infection. I can see something like ulcers on either side of my throat.. I have been taking oraflox and pantowel tablet. Kindly suggest.

Ask your DR for: An accurate diagnosis- it could be a viral or bacterial infection. Try gargling with warm salt water or listerine and finish your meds. Take care! ...Read more

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I have had a throat ulcer for almost a week, and i also have ear pain. Is this normal or should I see a doctor?

I have had a throat ulcer for almost a week, and  i also have ear pain. Is this normal or should I see a doctor?

Refered pain: Location of the ulcer?. Is it is in the inside of mouth near or on the bottom of the tongue as the branches of the 5th cranial nerve -called trigeminal nsupplies the inner lining of the mouth as well as some mucles related to chewing and ear drum, and part of skin supplying the ear cause referred pain from mouth to ear.Apthous ulc, herpetic ulc, trauma from sharp tooth, vitb def, ulcers +. See ur dr. ...Read more

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I have very painful sore throat. No mucus or any fever. I can see little red ulcers in a picture i took. What could it be? What should I take?

I have very painful sore throat. No mucus or any fever. I can see little red ulcers in a picture i took. What could it be? What should I take?

Possible viral.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How can I treat a throat ulcer?

How can I treat a throat ulcer?

ENT Eval: Must be seen to determine if ulceration is due to trauma, infection, or malignancy like cancer with can be ruled out by simple biopsy (if needed). Better to be safe than sorry. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wat could i eat with throat ulcers?

Wat could i eat with throat ulcers?

Soup: Yogurt milk buttermilk anything that doesnot hurt! get treated what is the cause? Candida, mono, ? Strept, infection! ...Read more

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What can you do about ulcers on the throat?

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What can you do about ulcers on the throat?

Throat ulcers: Gargle with salt water, reduce stress and with adequate sleep of 8 hours per night, ibuprofen for pain. See your primary care doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What causes a throat ulcer to go away quickly?

What causes a throat ulcer to go away quickly?

Mouth uclers: I agree with salt water gargle therapy entirely. Another thing that has served me well is magic mouth wash - 5 cc of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (liquid) + 5 cc of maalox + 5 of viscous Lidocaine + 1 table spoon of water. Mix it, swish and spit. Do it as needed. ...Read more

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Ulcer in the top part of throat. What can I do?

Ulcer in the top part of throat. What can I do?

Throat Ulcers: A persistent ulcer anywhere(more than 5 days) needs professional consultation. It could be anything. The md, oral surgeon/dds will rx something appropriate or start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I present a speech if I have painful ulcers around throat?

How do I present a speech if I have painful ulcers around throat?

Speech disability: An oral surgeon ENT needs to evaluate your ulcers. They can rx a mouth rinse that is a temporary fix. Dental elixir 123/ miracle mouth rinse, is a formulation of benadry/ vicous lidocaine/ and malox. It only numbs the throat .Nothing else. Good luck with the speech. ...Read more

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I keep getting ulcers at the back of my throat, what could be wrong?

Examination: Throast ulcers can be due to a variety of disorders. Some benign, some life threatening. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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I've had one big ulcer near my throat for over a week. When should I start worrying? Hurts like a mofo.

Now: You should get seen to see why you have a large ulcer there. Certain conditions like herpes can cause oral ulcers there and can be treated with medications to lessen the pain and speed healing. ...Read more

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Ive had, what seems to be an ulcer sitting at the back of my throat for over a week now. What should I do?

Ive had, what seems to be an ulcer sitting at the back of my throat for over a week now. What should I do?

Aphthous ulcer: Aphthous ulcers(canker sore) are the most common cause of ulcers seen in the mouth area. The exact cause is unknown but they are not infectious or contagious. Some of the contributing factors are stress, genetics, injury to mouth, changes in hormone levels. Oragel is OTC gel for pain relief. Triamcinolone in Orabase is an Rx that can speed healing see: http://bit.ly/1ySZhAy ...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


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