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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
Many causes: Nasal ulcers can occur due to a variety of things. Nasal sprays, when sprayed on the septum (the divider between l and r halves of the nose) can cause irritation and ulcers. Physical trauma (e.g., nose picking) can cause ulcers. Cocaine will stop blood flow to the lining of the nose, leading to ulcers. Vasculitis can cause bleeding or ulcers. Discuss your symptoms with an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more
Montelukast and levocetrizine dihydrochloride tablet montgro-l has been prescribed for chest and nasal congestion and duodenal ulceration. Is that ok?
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
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
I've had severe reoccurring ulcers in mouth for years.I'm having outbreak in my vaginal area nasal and mouth now. What could cause this?
Be seen: Many things can cause ulcers such as infections (herpes/hiv), habits/toxic exposure, and even medications. Once ulcers start to appear I worry about some unusual systemic causes. One rare cause that can cause ulcers in the mucous membranes is behcet's syndrome. The best way to determine what is going on is to have someone do a good history and exam. Good luck! Sounds painful. ...Read more
I have been dealin with Post Nasal Drip 4 about 2 years. Drs have given me sinus sprays, acid meds, allegy stuff. Nothing works Now I got script 4 glycopypyrrolate 2 treat ulcers WHY? Have no ulcers ever!
Never had a cold sore. Get ulcers inside mucous membrane mouth nasal vag. Only. Was diagnosed with herpes. How? Neg. Herpes tests. Help!
On Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Bactroban for nasal foliculitis. Day3: Sore throat and lip ulcers. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) switched. Day4: Sane w/ more ulcers. Skip Bactroban tonight?
Ask your doctor: The doctor who prescribed these meds is properly the one to ask. In fact, he/she may be highly annoyed with you upon finding out that you asked a lot of remote-access doctors who don't have a doctor-patient relationship with you instead of him/her. This is not really responsible behavior. Don't be afraid to call your doc and ask. He/she would want you to. If he/she doesn't, find another doctor. ...Read more
Nasal ulceration: Nasal ulcers can occur in either discoid or systemic lupus. They can be very painful and sometimes get infected. See your rheumatologist who might want you to visit with an ear, nose and throat doctor for continued care. ...Read more
I continuously develop open ulcers (started as just one in one side and now there are multiple in both sides) in my nostrils (which are extremely painful, even if I touch my nose from the outside), and now I'm seeing white closed lesions throughout my nos
My nose feels like it's been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. There's a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!
Tough to know: Several possibilities could explain these symptoms and include infection, environmental exposure, malignancy, and even systemic disease such as vasculitis. Suggest one-on-one discussion with a physician who will ask targeted questions and get more information about you. As a start, you could consider a virtual consult on Health Tap. ...Read more
Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?
Not possible to say: Without looking at them. Most likely local irritation and dryness, but you need to make sure it is not more serious condition. Show them to your doctor or ENT specialist just to be sure. ...Read more
I have these horrible nose sores. They are like ulcers, they pop and pus comes out. I've been to numerous ENT no one knows what its from.
What are some symptoms people have of hiv after being infected with it for3 years I have one lymph nose swollen in groin painless ulcers under tongue?
Possible, unlikely: HIV rarely would cause only these symptoms. If you also have fever, weight loss, dry skin, or others, HIV could be responsible. But your symptoms really don't matter: if you have HIV, follow your doctor's advice. If not but have been at risk (which you probably have been, otherwise you wouldn't ask in the first place), get tested. You cannot rely on symptoms to know if you have HIV. ...Read more
Does HIV ars symptoms appear at 6 weeks and at the 7th week do people have genital ulcers. I had a runny congested nose with other ars symptoms?
Anemic, ulcerative colitis, & acid reflux- I burped up acid, copper w/a soapy taste & held down the vomit. Some cames up & out my nose? What do I do?
Endosscopy?: Anemia in a 27-year-old female can be from a gyn source, but the ulcerative colitis, or inflammation i the esophagus from gerd could also contribute. Upper and lower endoscopy can help determine the extent of damage from gerd and the activity level of colitis. You should decide with your primary care provider and/or GI doc whether to have upper-lower endoscopy. ...Read more
Mouth is continually getting dry and I have several ulcers and on palete too and a redish lump on tongue. Also, feels like running nose behind uvula...
Oral surgeon: Could be a number of things. If present for more than a week, see oral surgeon. If less than week, treat symptomatically with saline rinse, OTC pain meds. ...Read more
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?
I smetime get throat ulcers wid pain on swallowing radiating from back of the nose 2wards throat+ soreness+redness in throat [patchy], poss causes pls?
No short answer:
Herpes simplex virus can cause ulcers of the lips, mouth and throat and/or the genital area. It is infectious. It is usually recurrent & be quite painful. Your physician can get a test to make sure that is it and there is a medication that will help.
Another possibility is strep throat, which is a bacterial infection, if not treated it can lead to heart valvular problems.
Please go to the doctor. ...Read more
Can 20mg amitriptyline per night for neuropathy cause brown patches on head nose cheeks upper lip, tiny random ulcers in mouth, red patch on roof?
No: These issues are unrelated to amitriptyline.Get a more detailed answer ›
Waiting another 2 years for nose surgery so I can breathe through my nose again, broke it as a kid, i breath through my mouth and grind my teeth and get mouth ulcers. What to do now? Mouth Guard? Pray?
Nose strips CPAP: First, why do you need to wait two years? If it is a medical issue preventing surgery, there are a few nonsurgical ways to try to improve breathing. Breathe Rite nasal strips can help to open up the nasal valve for some mild improvement. A mouth guard can help with the grinding, but may be hard to use as a mouth breather. Nasal CPAP may help force enough air through the nose to improve. ...Read more
I have bumps on my hands, a large amount of mouth ulcers and an extremely sore nose. I do NOT have a fever. Muscles are sore. Any idea?
I was recently diagnosed with strep throat and treated with a penicillin shot. Night sweats, and painful mouth and nose ulcers have shown up. Normal?
No: See your doctor again, you need to be re-evaluated, best wishes ...Read more