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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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What are the best treatments for a big throat ulcer?

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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I currently have 3 mouth ulcers, they have caused a lot of pain in my throat and are stopping me doing simple things, what's the quickest cure?

I currently have 3 mouth ulcers, they have caused a lot of pain in my throat and are stopping me doing simple things, what's the quickest cure?

Viral: If they are viral you can ask your pcp for Acyclovir tablets especially if you get them regularly and they will 'cure' them faster than mother nature; she takes 7-10 days. If you do not get them regularly the choice is yours. Mouth ulcers generally do not affect the throat so see your ent/dentist. ...Read more

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How to cure tmj? My symptoms are jaw ache on the right side, feeling of ulcer near tongue, difficult to chew & eat, ache near neck.

How to cure tmj? My symptoms are jaw ache on the right side, feeling of ulcer near tongue, difficult to chew & eat, ache near neck.

Oh my! Two issues: At once! Miserable. Get your dentist to treat the ulcer with medication/prescribe topical meds. Lasers work well too. Your TMJ issue needs proper diagnosis. A good start is to locate a dentist that treats the issue ;get into a passive bite guard/splint that is balanced to your bite ; allows for proper function. Symptoms of "tmj" many times are more about muscle issues ; proper diagnosis is essenti. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ulcer?

H Pylori eradication: Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by helicobacter pylori infection, a tough bacteria that can survive in the acidic environment of the stomach. Getting tested for and treated for this condition is important in peptic ulcers. H. Pylori is not the cause. Stomach acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors may also be effective depending on the type, location, and severity of he ulcer. ...Read more

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What's the homemade treatment for ulcers?

What's the homemade treatment for ulcers?

Check out this link.: Best wishes! Http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/natural-medicine/herbal-remedies/herbal-remedies-for-ulcers. Htm.

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What is the treatment for corneal ulcer?

What is the treatment for corneal ulcer?

Diagnosis, antibioti: Most corneal ulcers come about from overwear or abuse of contact lenses. Treatment is to first see an ophthalmologist and get the condtion diagnoses (remove your contacts whenever the eye gets red or painful). You will be started on antibiotics to treat the infection and allow healing. Most do well but a few have rare infections that require more invasive treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of aphthus. Oral ulcer?

What is the treatment of aphthus. Oral ulcer?

Alkalinize mouth: Decrease acids that you eat or drink. Stop coffee, tea, sodas. Drink only water. Get some antacid liquid like maalox or mylanta and use a tablespoon of it swishing and rinsing for 1 minute after each meal and before bed. Decreasing acidity in the mouth helps to heal and prevent these ulcers. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for an ulcer of the ankle?

Go to the dr: Don't play with ulcers urself. Firt find etiology. Is it a venous or arterial ulcer for example. Any comorbidites factors? Circulatory status needs to be assessed, presence of infection determined etc
Then treatment plans can be initiated. ...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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What is the best stomach ulcer treatment?

What is the best stomach ulcer treatment?

Depends on H.pylori: If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite. Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance of the bug. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stomach ulcer?

What is the best treatment for stomach ulcer?

Acid blockers: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers.
If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read more

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IS there any home treatment for stomach ulcer?

Yes indeed: Take an antacid regularly (not only for pain or other symptoms). Also, probably acid blocking medications are available in pharmacies, probably without prescription (cimetidine, omeprazole, and several others). A druggist can help choose the best one. Also avoid alcohol entirely and any foods that trigger pain or other symptoms. You should confirm this advice with doctor who diagnosed the ulcer. ...Read more

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What is a good OTC treatment for mouth ulcers?

What is a good OTC treatment for mouth ulcers?

Ain't none, missy: Y'all got to use acyclovir. Cheap & real good of ridding the homestead of them yellow bellied vermin. You betcha!
seriously, be good and kind to your body. ...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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Will peptic ulcer kill me if I don't get treatment?

Mabye: Ulcers can bleed and be very serious. Please see your primary provider to be further evaluated.. ...Read more

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I got mouth ulcers. What's the best treatment for this?

Find the cause first: If you have several mouth ulcers at once you may want to see a dentist to determine if there is a cause that can be determined such as a food, drug, or toothpaste allergy. If no cause is evident then the ulcers are most likely caused by an autoimmune response to stress or specific foods and can be treated with topical steroids. These will also get better on their own within a week or two. ...Read more

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

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 is multi drug cocktail treatment for peptic ulcer?

What is multi drug cocktail treatment for peptic ulcer?

Several: Common is a ppi, e.g. Prevacid, (lansoprazole) and 2 antibiotics, e.g. Amoxicillin and clarithromycin. Others can include different antibiotics (if allergic or second rx), bismuth, e.g. Pepto bismol, and ppi. Take for 10-14 days. Other rx also. ...Read more

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

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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Sir I had mouth ulcer now in tongue is there any specific cause? Any is treatment?

Sir I had mouth ulcer now in tongue is there any specific cause? Any is treatment?

Mouth Ulcer: Could be from an injury or if you have been run down just an outbreak of the coxsackie virus that causes cold sores. Treatment is time. It takes 7-10 days for cold sores to heal. If it last longer then see your md/dentist. ...Read more

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Throat ulcers. Dr gave me lidocaine, not helping. Cant eat or drink. What can I do, this pain is unbearable.

Throat ulcers. Dr gave me lidocaine, not helping. Cant eat or drink. What can I do, this pain is unbearable.

It depends: It depends on how long they have been there, Lidocaine is just a numbing medication, it won't treat them, if they have been there for more than a couple of weeks I advise you to see a physician. ...Read more

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I have an esophageal ulcer and am in treatment. I have lack of appetite. Does that mean my ulcer is bleeding at this very moment?

No: Your lack of appetite does not mean that your ulcer is bleeding. This can be caused by many things. Signs of bleeding may be vomiting up blood or dark material and passing dark stool. ...Read more

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Mom have venous leg ulcer for past 5 yrs, not cured. Treatment changed from English medicine to Ayurveda. Can she take English medicine immediately?

Mom have venous leg ulcer for past 5 yrs, not cured. Treatment changed from English medicine to Ayurveda. Can she take English medicine immediately?

Treatment not Meds: Venous leg ulcers usually require external compression with special wraps (jobst stockings), and leg elevation, possibly with water pills. The mechanical elevation and support is the mainstay of treatment. ...Read more

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How long can you go without treatment for a bleeding ulcer the doctor told me I have one last week but the insurance company still hasn't ok endoscopy.?

How long can you go without treatment for a bleeding ulcer the doctor told me I have one last week but the insurance company still hasn't ok endoscopy.?

No easy answer: If you continue vomiting blood or having large black bm's it should be done now, go to the er. If you see no blood or black bm's and are not more pale or get dizzy, it may not be an emergency. The longer away from the bleed the less likely they will be able to give you a reason for it. As mentioned Omeprazole will decrease the gastric acidity and sooth and possibly heal the ulcer over time. ...Read more

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Could a corn treatment pad give me an ulcer?

Could a corn treatment pad give me an ulcer?

Depends: The pad is designed to remove pressure from the area on the foot that is creating pressure and the skin is protecting itself from. However, some corn pads have an acid medication which will remove the corn but can also remove the good surrounding tissue. This could cause a break in the skin and lead to development of an ulcer. ...Read more

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Is the treatment for an ulcer and for too much acid the same treatment?

Yes: Acid reflux, where stomach contents go into the esophagus and cause irritation and true ulcers of the stomach and upper intestinal tract are generally treated with medications that reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces. Simple antacids were the first such treatments and those were followed by special antihistamines and more recently by proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

Serious Problem: The only treatment for corneal ulcer is copious use of antibiotic known to be effective against the particular type of bacteria causing the infection.

This is a real concern. See your eye doctor at once. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to sucralfate for ulcer treatment?

Are there any alternatives to sucralfate for ulcer treatment?

PPIs: Proton pump inhibitors or h2 receptor antagonists. However, if you have been infected with helicobacter pylori you will need treatment for this. See you doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for leg ulcers?

What is the treatment for leg ulcers?

Leg ulcers: Great qustion, but too general to answer. It depends on what type of ulcer you are dealing with: pressure ulcers require that pressure is redistributed; vein ulcers require compression; and arterial ulcers require that you try to fix the arteries. For the wound itself, we strive for moist healing but removing the devitalized tissue by mechanical or chemical means. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for buttock ulcer?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause of the ulcer. If it's due to stasis ulcer (decubitus), then a dressing such as duoderm is helpful. Also, bec there is usualky secondary bacterial infection, tipical and/or antibiotics may be necessary. ...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?

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