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How do I know if I have had an aphthous ulcer on my clitoris?

How do I know if I have had an aphthous ulcer on my clitoris?

Be checked: Ulcers in the genital area need to be properly evaluated, could be as benign as little trauma to siphilis or even cancer. Please go see your doctor. ...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 an aphthous ulcer on the clitoris cause the clitoral hood to attach and cover the clitoris? If so, is it reversible without surgery?

Can an aphthous ulcer on the clitoris cause the clitoral hood to attach and cover the clitoris? If so, is it reversible without surgery?

Needs further eval: Was this ulcer cultured for std, was this ulcer a result of trauma (scratching) is there an underlying skin condition called lichen planus or/and lichen sclerosus. These conditions are treatable and can reverse the changes that you refer to. But needs to be well evaluated to begin with. ...Read more

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I've developed an ulcer a bit under my clitoris. First I thought it was from a scratch from foreplay. I've bleed after intercourse, is this related?

I've developed an ulcer a bit under my clitoris. First I thought it was from a scratch from foreplay. I've bleed after intercourse, is this related?

Needs testing: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for a herpes outbreak. Please get tested and avoid intercourse until you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Ulcer? On inner labia minora above urethral & under clitoris. No swelling or itching no smell or discharge only burns when touched no blisters or bump

Ulcer? On inner labia minora above urethral & under clitoris. No swelling or itching no smell or discharge only burns when touched no blisters or bump

Needs to be checked: Any ulcer like you described needs to be checked by your doctor. Based on your description we can not say what it is caused by. Any genital ulcer in a 25 years old can be due to Sexually Transmitted Disease. We need more history and needs to be examined and may need some tests to find and treat ...Read more

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What is this? First my clitoris had a sore (yeast infection) used Monistat 1 (tioconazole) day had sex 4days after. Next day I had an ulcer in vagina and anal sore

Cannot diagnose: This sounds as if you may be having outbreaks of genital herpes, but without being able to see these ulcers would only be guessing. You really need to show these to your family doctor or gynecologist and have them assess and diagnose and suggest management. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can anything other than Crohn's Disease cause ulcer (s) in the ileum?

Can anything other than Crohn's Disease cause ulcer (s) in the ileum?

Yes.: Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, opportunistic infections and TB can do this, but Crohn's is a good first guess. ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of pressure ulcers in the U.S.?

What is the prevalence of pressure ulcers in the U.S.?

2.5 million in USA: This is an estimate and represents the number of TREATED pressure sores. The incidence is likely to be much much higher.
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/epidemiology-pathogenesis-and-risk-assessment-of-pressure-ulcers? Source=outline_link&view=text&anchor=H2#H2For a good summary: ...Read more

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Is there any way to ease pain from finger ulcers due to c.R.E.S.T. Sndrome?

Is there any way to ease pain from finger ulcers due to c.R.E.S.T. Sndrome?

Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do I treat an ulcer?

Treating Ulcers: That would depend on what kind and what caused the ulcer. Many ulcers are in fact caused by an infection with helicobacter pylori or "h. Pylori". This treatment would include antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can ulcers heal completely?

Yes: You need to eliminate the cause of the ulcer, which is usually a result of pressure and/or lack of blood flow, edema. ...Read more

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What can be done for ulcers?

Biopsy: If they are biopsied for sign of cancer or infection those issues can be addressed. If uninfected & not malignant, acid suppression therapy & diet can be instituted. Consult with a medical practitioner. ...Read more

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What can I take for an ulcer?

What can I take for an ulcer?

PPI, H2B.: Proton pump inhibitors (prilosec, prevacid, etc), or h2 blockers (e.g. Zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid) usually do the trick. See your family physician to get checked for h. Pylori and determine if you need eradication therapy along with ppi. ...Read more

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How do you control ulcer pains?

Treat the cause: Gastrointestinal ulcers will continue to cause pain until the cause is removed or treated. If the severity of pain has suddenly worsened, this is reason to seek emergent evaluation and treatment because rupture of the gut wall can occur. If the diagnosis was made by endoscopy, then the gastroenterologist should have some idea of cause and treatment strategy (treating H. pylori infection for ex.) ...Read more

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Can eating takis give you ulcers?

Can eating takis give you ulcers?

Possibly: This chips are very spicy so ulcer issues are not out of the question. ...Read more

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How many different types of ulcers?

How many different types of ulcers?

4 types: Arterial ulcers due to poor circulation. Venous ulcers due to venous stasis or venous insufficiency, diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers and surgical or traumatic ulcers. More than four. All have different treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best things to do for ulcer?

What is the best things to do for ulcer?

Cure for Ulcers: Yes most of the time combination of antibiotics and acid supressing agents called ppis can cure the stomach ulcers called peptic ulcers
along with that you avoid non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs and avoid alcohol, tobacco, in your diet avoid high fat and processed meats, and other consume low fat diary products. ...Read more

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What we can do for relieving from ulcer?

Ulcerations: Could apply a form of lidocaine topically for comfort. If non-resolving and re-occurring would need further evaluation.. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of ulcer in general?

Upper abdominal pain: Epigastric pain is the most common symptom of both gastric and duodenal ulcers. It is characterized by a gnawing or burning sensation and occurs after meals—classically, shortly after meals with gastric ulcer and 2-3 hours afterward with duodenal ulcer. Food or antacids relieve the pain of duodenal ulcers but provide minimal relief of gastric ulcer pain. ...Read more

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Which medecine for ulcer is most effective?

Which medecine for ulcer is most effective?

See below: Ulcers of the stomach do not occur in the absence of acid. Prozac (fluoxetine) is a proton pump inhibitor that basically blocks acid production it is an over the counter medication. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have an ulcer or not?

EGD: The test is called endoscopy, you run a camera with a light and you can see it. Symptoms of ulcer include stomach pain, nausea, and heart burn, in extremes you can vomit blood. ...Read more

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What may have caused me to develop this ulcer?

What may have caused me to develop this ulcer?

NSAIDs, h.pylori: 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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get ulcers in your juajenun?

Very rare: If you have a jejunal ulcer which is very rare there is usually some other underlying condition causing this. Eg crohns or, zollinger ellison syndrome etc. ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of an ulcer in women?

Stomach ulcer: You can experience pain with eating and start to develop black, tarry stools. ...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


Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more