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Sores that wont heal after months, mucusy bloody stools, migraines, pain in throat and difficulty swallowing with no illness?

Sores that wont heal after months, mucusy bloody stools, migraines, pain in throat and difficulty swallowing with no illness?

Oral ulcers?: I suspect you have Crohn's and you need to be seen by a competent gastroenterologist. We need to rule out Behcet's, HIV, lupus, Wegener's, and granulocyoenia. I hope this is a start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sores that won't heal?

Sores that won't heal?

Simply complex: There are many factors that allow our bodies to heal and a healthy 31 year old should heal any open wounds quickly. When a wound fails to heal, there can be many causes ranging from using medications that prevent healing to other factors such as poor nutrition, circulation, ongoing stress, pressure on the site, etc. A woundcare specialist is trained to look at the many factors and get you healed. ...Read more

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Are sores that won't heal is caused by lupus?

Are sores that won't heal is caused by lupus?

Skin cancer?: Atypical acid fast bacilli often causes sores which do not heal or respond to the usual antibiotics. I always consider the presence of a skin cancer if a sore fails to heal . See a dermatologist. A less likely scenario would be the presence of an immune defect. ...Read more

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Help with painless cold sores that won't heal on hard palate? 2-3 weeks.

Help with painless cold sores that won't heal on hard palate? 2-3 weeks.

First question is: are these cold sores (due to the herpes virus) or aphthous ulcers. I would see a derm or ENT to get a correct diagnosis which also would give the correct treatment as they are not treated the same! And you need a work up to find out why they are lasting this long. Have you been under a lot of stress? ...Read more

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I have sores in my nose that wont heal. I thought maybe its from the dry air, but its going on now for a month what can I use to heal them?

I have sores in my nose that wont heal. I thought maybe its from the dry air, but its going on now for a month what can I use to heal them?

Rx nasal sores: You could try otc antibiotic ointment which could be applied 3 times daily but i'd recommend getting a checkup so that the sores can be visualized to rule out anything more serious than a simple nasal excoriation or abrasion. ...Read more

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I have several bumps on my buttox.and a very itchy rash under my belly button.and sores on my scalp that wont heal.im miserable 24/7.can you help?

I have several bumps on my buttox.and a very itchy rash under my belly button.and sores on my scalp that wont heal.im miserable 24/7.can you help?

Rash: Hi, Sorry to hear about your trouble. It seems you have a fungus infection and you need treatment, although it's hard to make a diagnosis of a rash without close examination. Please see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have sores in my nose that won't heal?

Why do I have sores in my nose that won't heal?

NEED FOR EXAM: May be due to an infection, but as they are not healing, should see an otolaryngologist fof exam and appropriate treatment. ...Read more