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Open sores under pendulous stomach?

Open sores under pendulous stomach?

skin breakdown: Will need proper wound care to prevent infection. This particular area can also develop yeast infections. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more

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Cyst like sores on calves, thighs, stomach, & bakini area. The ones on my stomach & bakini area look like bruises then open up & drain.

Cyst like sores on calves, thighs, stomach, & bakini area. The ones on my stomach & bakini area look like bruises then open up & drain.

Sores that drain: Bacterial infection of hair follicles can cause nodular, red painful lesions that open and drain. Bacterial infections must be treated with antibiotics. An antibacterial ointment is prescribed also to treat areas where bacteria can live on the skin to decrease chances of recurrence. These infections can be spread by shaving. Using a new razor (not just changing the head of razor) is necessary. ...Read more

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Do you think this is or has a high chance of being basal cell carcinoma?.. I've had these sores on my lower abdomen & side of stomach since august 2011. Most of them look like open wounds that just never heal up. A couple of them are on my side & look m

Do you think this is or has a high chance of being basal cell carcinoma?.. I've had these sores on my lower abdomen & side of stomach since august 2011.  Most of them look like open wounds that just never heal up.  A couple of them are on my side & look m

The : The information you provided is already enough to raise a red flag. Any area of skin which appears as an open wound and never heals up raises the possibility of skin cancer and should be looked at. I understand your financial concerns, but seeing an appropriate physician (dermatologist would be a good start) for a biopsy is the best advice i can offer you. ...Read more

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I have open sores on my tongue that are bothering me what could it be?

I have open sores on my tongue that are bothering me what could it be?

Sores on tongue: A lot depends on duration and description of sores. It may be something simple or it could be something very serious. If they have been there longer than two weeks you really need to see a dentist or an ENT for an evaluation. In the meantime try to avoid acidic foods, salts and keep the mouth clean. ...Read more

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How can I treat concrete burn on skin with open sores?

How can I treat concrete burn on skin with open sores?

Burn: Keep the area clean to minimize contamination which can potentially lead to infections ...Read more

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My foot is ugly and I have open sores and they hurt. Whatshould i do?

My foot is ugly and I have open sores and they hurt. Whatshould i do?

See apodiatrist: You are in need of professional care for these problems, before they get totally out of control. ...Read more

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How rare is it to get hiv/aid by both partners kissing with open sores?

How rare is it to get hiv/aid by both partners kissing with open sores?

Be very careful: While saliva typically only carries very small quantities of HIV antibodies, having the presence of open sores definitely increases the chances of contracting hiv. Hiv is transmitted when fluids from an hiv+ person passes through the mucous membranes, cuts, open sores, or tears in the skin of an uninfected person. Saliva may not have much HIV in it, but blood from the mouth can, so be very careful. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my feet if they itch, tingle, and break out in blistery open sores?

What is wrong with my feet if they itch, tingle, and break out in blistery open sores?

Proper Evaluation: Your description given would include tinea pedis in the differential diagnosis. (possible causes of symptoms) other differential diagnosis would include shingles (viral) and a variety of dermatitis. Infectious diseases are usually a concern as they may require antibiotics, antiviral or anti-fungal agents. Unusual, non-responsive or chronic lesions should have biopsies. ...Read more

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I constantly pick my cuticles to the point of bleeding, open sores, and infection? Why? And how to stop?

I constantly pick my cuticles to the point of bleeding, open sores, and infection? Why? And how to stop?

This MAY be a form: of OCD or simply a habit. In either case a clinical psychologist can offer help. If there is OCD diagnosis he/she can treat you for that, if not, you can be taught skills to curb this habit, perhaps w/clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more