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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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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

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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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


Dr. Mark Walling
Board Certified, Dentistry
40 years in practice
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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 viscous as an expectorant to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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 (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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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. David Lipkin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Ive had, what seems to be an ulcer sitting at the back of my throat for over a week now. What should I do?

Ive 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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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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.

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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Dr. Creighton Wright
Board Certified, General Surgery
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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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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Dr. David Kam
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What can you do about ulcers on the throat?

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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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
39 years in practice
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I keep getting ulcers at the back of my throat, what could be wrong?

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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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

Ulcer is the medical term for erosion of a normal barrier (the lining on top) exposing the surface that is normally beneath this barrier. Ulcers can occurs at sites like the skin, the ...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


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