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Large Throat Ulcers
Have strep and have been taking meds for 4days. Feel much better, but I have 2 large painful white spots at the back of my throat. Maybe ulcers? Help?
Probably ulcers: As the infection resolves these ulcers should clear up. If still present in 2-3 weeks have them checked. ...Read more
I am very sore on the sides of my tongue, have a large ulcer on the inside of my bottom lip and the back of my tongue/throat. What could this be?
Apthous ulcers?: If multiple ulers are there it could be from apthous stomatitis . Behcet's disease is a condition with multiple oral ulcers but also need to r/o other condititons like herpetic gingivostomatitis , drug induced ulcers .Also a condition called vincent's angina caused by a bacteria can cause oral ulcers, blistering conditions like pemphigus. Occly.Gonococcal infn, vasculitic condnslike lupus can lead. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had one big ulcer near my throat for over a week. When should I start worrying? Hurts like a mofo.
Consult with ENT: You must be under the care of an ear nose ; throat specialist. That ulcer could be due to many kinds of infectious organisms. Cultures should be done to identify the cause. Also what looks like an ulcer could also be the beginning of a cancer and that also has to be ruled out. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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