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Ulcer Near Clitoris
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
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
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
I have a small pin head sized pus lump on my clitoris, doc said could be herpes or an ulcer. Got swabs but now I'm worried. Any help?
I noticed 3 small painful ulcer bump on my labia major (only one side) &from yesterday its getting better but I have new one on my glans clitoris.?
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
Yes.: Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, opportunistic infections and TB can do this, but Crohn's is a good first guess. ...Read more
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
Hallo my husband have bad ulcer it comes and go when its their is so painful he can't sleep. The pain goes all night. He's been using antiacid no help. S?
Ulcer: Your husband needs referral to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
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
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
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
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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