Doctor insights on: Throat ulcer treatment

Share
1

1
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

See 1 more doctor answer

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


3

3
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

4

4
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

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
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

8

8
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.

Get a more detailed answer ›
9

9
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

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
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

13

13
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

14

14
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

16

16
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

17

17
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

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
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

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
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

20

20
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

Dr. Scott Bolhack
2,089 Doctors shared insights

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