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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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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 got one small ulcer in tongue after 4 weeks of unprotected sex.And 2 red bumps on my inner thigh.Are these symptom of acute HIV ? Pls reply me..

I got one small ulcer in tongue after 4 weeks of unprotected sex.And 2 red bumps on my inner thigh.Are these symptom of acute HIV ? Pls reply me..

Get examined please: It could be almost anything and the only way to know for sure is to get it tested. Do not delay, and please consider using protection in the future. ...Read more

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How to heal ulcer in the genital/inner thigh region for a female. Are the over-the-counter creams. What are the causes if STD is ruled out. Thank you.

How to heal ulcer in the genital/inner thigh region for a female. Are the over-the-counter creams. What are the causes if STD is ruled out. Thank you.

Many options: You can certainly try over the counter antibiotics but without a diagnosis, you won't know what you could be treating. You should see your primary care doc, a dermatologist, or an obgyn. Good luck. ...Read more

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1 Open sore like ulcer on inner labia minora for 8 days with white layor only pain when touch not spreading no discharge smell or itching.how to heal?

1 Open sore like ulcer on inner labia minora for 8 days with white layor only pain when touch not spreading no discharge smell or itching.how to heal?

See a GYN MD: Since the open sore has been present for 8 days then it has had time to heal on its' own by now. See A GYN MD and find out what the sore is and how best to get it healed. ...Read more

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Hello my gums were sore yesterday morning and my mouth became in pain i noticed a ulcer on the upper inner part of my top lip on the thing the thin la?

Hello my gums were sore yesterday morning and my mouth became in pain i noticed a ulcer on the upper inner part of my top lip on the thing the thin la?

Stress ulcers: Could be many things. Your dentist will be able to evaluate and treat accordingly. Could be stress ulcers (aphthous ulcers), herpes, pemphigoid, pemphigus or lichen planus. These are fancy words but will need to know what your mouth looks like before a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

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How could you have venous insufficiency in both legs/thighs when there is no discoloration no swelling no varicose veins no ulcers only spider veins ?

How could you have venous insufficiency in both legs/thighs when there is no discoloration no swelling no varicose veins no ulcers only spider veins ?

Terminology: It's unclear why you may have been told you have venous insufficiency. True "chronic venous insufficiency" implies some of the following: leg swelling, discoloration, eczema to hardening of the skin of the lower leg , and/or a leg ulcer, all because of veins with poor valve function leading to increased pressure in your veins. One can have spider veins without "chronic venous insufficiency. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between a cold sore and an ulcer?

I want to know what is the difference between a cold sore and an ulcer?

Burning and pain: A cold sore is caused by a common virus-herpes simplex. They begin as a burning sensation in the lip area and this is followed by the formation of a blister. The blister ruptures and leaves a painful ulceration that then crusts over and heals within 10-14 days. There are some topical agents that can speed healing or abort the formation of the blister if caught early. Canker sores are ulcerations. ...Read more

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Mouth ulcer has gone really sore! remedies?

Mouth ulcer has gone really sore! remedies?

Laser therapy: Some dentists use laser therapy to speed up healng of canker sores. A home remedy is mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with pepto bysmol ( 50/50) and swishing to reduce the pain and coat the sores. ...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