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I have been diagnostic throat ulcer! Now is taking anti-inflammation IV drugs, but the ulcer never gone! Any other treatment for me?

I have been diagnostic throat ulcer! Now is taking anti-inflammation IV drugs, but the ulcer never gone! Any other treatment for me?

Needs biopsy: Needs biopsy to assure not underlying cause. If that does not provide answer, evaluation by a rheumatologist may help. Unusual diseases, such as behcet syndrome would be considered. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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


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Can you please describe the natural remedies to heal tounge/mouth/throat ulcers?

Can you please describe the natural remedies to heal tounge/mouth/throat ulcers?

Tmd bioenergetics: Usually some stress is a trigger. Lack of sleep, poor nutrition, studying for finals, and poor oral hygiene are a few contributing factors among others. Bioenergetics resolves the issue. Otherwise, I prescribe a mixture of kaopectate and xylocaine (lidocaine) viscous as an expectorant to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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How do I treat aphthous ulcers on uvula and in pharynx? Any home remedies or medications?

How do I treat aphthous ulcers on uvula and in pharynx? Any home remedies or medications?

Ulcers: How do you know for sure that they are aphthous ulcers? Best to see a physician or dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment advice. Salt water rinses may help meanwhile. ...Read more

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How can I treat a throat ulcer?

How can I treat a throat ulcer?

ENT Eval: Must be seen to determine if ulceration is due to trauma, infection, or malignancy like cancer with can be ruled out by simple biopsy (if needed). Better to be safe than sorry. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wat could I eat with throat ulcers?

Wat could I eat with throat ulcers?

Soup: Yogurt
milk
buttermilk
anything that doesnot hurt!
get treated
what is the cause?
Candida, mono, ? Strept, infection! ...Read more

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What can you do about ulcers on the throat?

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What can you do about ulcers on the throat?

Throat ulcers: Gargle with salt water, reduce stress and with adequate sleep of 8 hours per night, ibuprofen for pain. See your primary care doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What causes a throat ulcer to go away quickly?

What causes a throat ulcer to go away quickly?

Mouth uclers: I agree with salt water gargle therapy entirely. Another thing that has served me well is magic mouth wash - 5 cc of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (liquid) + 5 cc of maalox + 5 of viscous Lidocaine + 1 table spoon of water. Mix it, swish and spit. Do it as needed. ...Read more

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Ulcer in the top part of throat. What can I do?

Ulcer in the top part of throat. What can I do?

Throat Ulcers: A persistent ulcer anywhere (more than 5 days) needs professional consultation. It could be anything. The md, oral surgeon/dds will rx something appropriate or start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are some non-serious causes of throat ulcers?

What are some non-serious causes of throat ulcers?

Ulcers: Apthous stomatitis, contact allergy, acidic mucosal injuries from lemons and limes, cheek biting, etc. ...Read more

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How do I present a speech if I have painful ulcers around throat?

How do I present a speech if I have painful ulcers around throat?

Speech disability: An oral surgeon ENT needs to evaluate your ulcers. They can rx a mouth rinse that is a temporary fix. Dental elixir 123/ miracle mouth rinse, is a formulation of benadry/ vicous lidocaine/ and malox. It only numbs the throat. Nothing else. Good luck with the speech. ...Read more

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I keep getting ulcers at the back of my throat, what could be wrong?

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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I've had one big ulcer near my throat for over a week. When should I start worrying? Hurts like a mofo.

Now: You should get seen to see why you have a large ulcer there. Certain conditions like herpes can cause oral ulcers there and can be treated with medications to lessen the pain and speed healing. ...Read more

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I've had, what seems to be an ulcer sitting at the back of my throat for over a week now. What should I do?

I've 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 more

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I see some ulcers in my throat. Help?

See a doctor: It is not normal to have an ulcer in your thrat. If you can see it and if it has been there foe a while, then go and see a e.N.T specialist immediately. ...Read more

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What should I use as pain relief on my throat ulcer?

What should I use as pain relief on my throat ulcer?

Throat pain: There are several ways to treat a sore throat- salt water gargles, listerine zero rinses, cepacol rinses- all over the counter oral rinses that will assist with keeping the area clean and assist in promoting healing. Motrin can assist, to coat the ulcer, a cocktail of maalox and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with or without some lido swish and spit can cover the sore so you can eat and swallow. Dds/md rx needed. ...Read more

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How to treat an ulcer on the top part of the throat?

See your doctor: I would first make sure of the cause of that ulcer. Please see your doctor. Once we know the cause the treatment becomes more predictable. ...Read more

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Not sure if I have an ulcer or spot at back of throat?

Not sure if I have an ulcer or spot at back of throat?

Throat ulcer/spot: Oral-pharynx marks spots ulcers need professional evaluation without delay. They are usually benign, but may be something else too. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many months until bulimia causes damage like ulcers and throat damage?

Can you let me know how many months until bulimia causes damage like ulcers and throat damage?

Bulimia: There is no fixed time, if you are sensitive you can get ulcers, electrolyte imbalance can happen anytime. ...Read more

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Can throat ulcers cause chest pain?

Can throat ulcers cause chest pain?

Throat: Throat ulcers localized to throat won't cause chest pain. If associated with other process they could. ...Read more

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Can ulcers be a sign of strep throat?

Ulcers Where?: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. Complications :infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin, blood as well as scarlet fever, inflammation of kidney (glomerulonephritis) ; eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to drink when I have throat ulcer?

Is it harmful to drink when I have throat ulcer?

Drink what?: We need to stay hydrated, even if you have a sore throat. It's very rare that we would tell you not to drink plenty of water & fluids. You'll know that you're drinking enough fluids when you urinate pale or clear urine regularly. Obviously, avoid those fluids that irritate your throat, especially w/throat ulcer. Water should be fine. No benefit from sugar-sweetened drinks. Follow up closely w/doc. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for a big throat ulcer?

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

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How can I get rid of an ulcer on the back of my throat?

Depends: It depends on the cause/how far back in the throat/general health/smoking habits/oral habits
if the cause was mechanical, then it should heal on its own in a few days...Gargling with a mild salt water may help.
There are many systemic diseases that can cause/result in an ulcerations in the mouth/throat...See your doc immediately if it doesn't resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of an ulcer at the back of my throat?

Throat ulcer: Usually ulcers which although quite annoying and painful, are self limited and resolve on their own in 10 to 14 days. If recurrent they should be evaluated. If sexually active, an std (herpes, syphilis, should be considered) and must be tested. Unfortunately, supportive care often prescribed for 'simple' ulcers (salves, creams, rinses, lotions, etc) is of little benefit. ...Read more

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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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more