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Dr. Alan Ettinger answered:

What's a foot ulcer?

A wound

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A foot ulcer can be associated with Diabetes, Vascular Disease. Trauma and many other systemic diseases.
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Dr. Simon Kimm answered:

What is rectal ulcer?

Breakdown in lining.

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A rectal ulcer is a breakdown in the lining of the rectum called the mucosa. The rectum is a muscular tube that passes stool from the colon and out of the anus. Ulceration can cause bleeding, discomfort, straining, and passage of mucus. Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome is a condition that can occur in patients with chronic constipation.
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How are ulcers caused?

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stomach is usually excessive acid or sometimes a bacterial or lack of problem. Mouth ulcers usually are from trauma or herpetic virus.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

What is gastric ulcer?

GASTRIC ULCER

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Gastric Ulcer is an ulcer in stomach.It is caused by an imbalance of pepsin and stomach acid and gastric lining.can be caused by Aspirin or drugs like ibuprophen,H Pylori Infection,chronic gastritis,smoking and cancer.It causes pain which may be relieved with antiacids.It is diagnosed by endoscopy and treated with antibiotics if H pylori is positive along with acid supression,or just acid supressi
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What causes leg ulcers?

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Trauma, insect bites, diabetes, venous insufficiency, arterial insufficiency
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ulcer on tongue lumps ?

Get examined

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There could be multiple reasons but most ominous one would be cancer.So see your PCP
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What is a peptic ulcer?

Acid related ulcer

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This term generally refers to stomach or duodenal ulcers. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc.
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What is aphthous ulcer?

Canker sore.

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An aphthous ulcer is also known as a canker sore, often a painful circular lesion inside the mouth. It does not have one specific cause, but it can be brought on by many triggers such as stress, infection, vitamin deficiencies, or immune system abnormalities. Other than being painful, they are harmless and can be treated with topical oral agents.
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Does zinc cause ulcers?

Peptic ulcers

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Assuming you are taking about peptic ulcers, normal amounts of zinc do not cause this type of ulcer. Overdoses of zinc can be very irritating to the stomach and may cause stomach ulcers.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya answered:

What are peptic ulcers?

Ulcer in stomach

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It can be single, multiple,. In stomach, duodenum, at different anatomical location. Can involve mucosal layer, or all layers of stomach. Asymptomatic ones can be malignant.
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