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Is it normal for an ulcer to last longer than two weeks on the lower labial frenulum? Because I keep eating spicy food and grapefruit how do I heal it

Is it normal for an ulcer to last longer than two weeks on the lower labial frenulum? Because I keep eating spicy food and grapefruit how do I heal it

Diet/creams: Eat a bland soft diet. You can ask your doctor about oragel and other topical creams that can be placed inside the mouth. All the best. ...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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Pain on my interior labial frenulum plus a little small white thing in the middle? Could it be a mouth ulcer?

Pain on my interior labial frenulum plus a little small white thing in the middle? Could it be a mouth ulcer?

Ulcer: Sight unseen it's hard to say. May be an aphthous ulcer. You could ask your Dentist to take a look an advise you. Alternatively you could wait 10 days for it to disappear. If it does not see an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more

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Can eating 1 grapefruit a day for whole 3weeks make the ulcer on lower labial frenum take longer time to heal? because it's been there 3weeks not heal

Can eating 1 grapefruit a day for whole 3weeks make the ulcer on lower labial frenum take longer time to heal? because it's been there 3weeks not heal

Yes: Grapefruits and other citrus fruits contain a lot of acid and could delay healing in the mouth. I would suggest that you avoid acidic foods until this ulcer is healed up. If it is not healing see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had oral sex 2 days ago. A small ulcer has appeared on my frenulum and is white in colour. It is only sore if I move my tongue in a direction. Male ?

I had oral sex 2 days ago. A small ulcer has appeared on my frenulum and is white in colour. It is only sore if I move my tongue in a direction. Male ?

Trauma? Herpes??: You mean the frenulum of your tongue and the oral sex was your mouth and partner's genitals, right? (There is also a frenulum of the penis.) If the ulcer is where the frenulum was possibly injured or stretched, that's the bet bet. Conceivably it could be the first symptom of a new herpes infection, but 2 days is a bit too soon. But be on the alert for enlargement or new ulcers in next few days. ...Read more

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Can mouth ulcer on lower labial frenum last longer than 3 weeks? Because I've had it there for 3 weeks now and it hasn't disappeared, what can I do?

Can mouth ulcer on lower labial frenum last longer than 3 weeks? Because I've had it there for 3 weeks now and it hasn't disappeared, what can I do?

Mouth ulcer: that's an unusually long time for an ulcer to persist. I would recommend an immediate visit to a dentist or an oral surgeon ...Read more

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My superior labial frenulum is white. Is that normal?

My superior labial frenulum is white. Is that normal?

Not normal...: White skin on the labia should usually be biopsied to make sure it isn't something serious. Best wishes! ...Read more

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URGENT! Are you awake during an upper labial frenulum surgery. I'm scared ill be awake during surgery and would rather be asleep. Nervous. HELP?!

URGENT! Are you awake during an upper labial frenulum surgery. I'm scared ill be awake during surgery and would rather be asleep. Nervous. HELP?!

A little snip?: Somebody is going to snip a bit of the frenulum between the upper lip and gums? Is the frenulum causing a problem? Snipping it sounds easier than... than getting numbed up to fill a dental cavity. Doubt any older child or any adult would be asleep for something like that. One can ask the doctor doing the procedure for the details. ...Read more

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Labial Frenulum in lower lip very irritated any reason why?

Labial Frenulum in lower lip very irritated any reason why?

Irritation: This irritation may be a type of canker sore or a reaction to certain acidic foods or beverages. Try bathing the area with maalox or glyoxide. Floss well for good dental hygiene. If inflammation persists consult an oral surgeon or Otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment. A special oral form of cortisone type cream or viscous xylocaine may be helpful if inflammation is severe. ...Read more

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I have a round white mass coming out of my upper labial frenulum, in my mouth. What is this? & why did it occur?

I have a round white mass coming out of my upper labial frenulum, in my mouth. What is this? & why did it occur?

Mass: There are a number of things that this could be. This needs to be seen in person to determine exactly what this mass is. The best thing for you to do is see a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi! I have painful bump on inferior labial frenulum. I know for certain that it is not genital herpes. Do you have any ideas as to what it is?

Hi! I have painful bump on inferior labial frenulum. I know for certain that it is not genital herpes. Do you have any ideas as to what it is?

Appt with doctor : Any lesion on genital area needs an exam by a doctor. It could be anything. Std, cyst , benign tumor, bacterial infections s many more are possible. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my maxillary labial frenulum. Also I have a round lump that I can feel but not see under my tongue behind my bottom teeth?

I have a white bump on my maxillary labial frenulum. Also I have a round  lump that I can feel but not see under my tongue behind my bottom teeth?

Lumps & bumps: Can be many things, often coincidental but unrelated. Most are benign. But the only way to be sure is to be examined. So please call your General Dentist to begin the diagnostic process. ...Read more

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What can i use to cure ulcer?

Pls be specific: Where is the ulcer, has it been diagnosed by a doctor, the cure for ulcer will depend on the cause of the ulcer. ...Read more

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Does mountain dew cause ulcers?

Does mountain dew cause ulcers?

Caffeine: in Mountain Dew can increase risk of developing ulcers. There is valve between the stomach and esophagus called the gastroesophageal (GE) sphincter. Normally, this valve closes very tightly to keep stomach contents from going back up (reflux) into the esophagus. Caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol all lower the pressure that keeps the GE sphincter closed. Reflux can lead to development of ulcers. ...Read more

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I get often ulcers in my month?

Apthous : Ask your dr for apthasol, a paste that may lessen length of sore.No cure. ...Read more

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How can exercise effect an ulcer?

How can  exercise effect an ulcer?

Can help.: Can lower stress, moderate hunger, and increase igf-1, which promotes healing! ...Read more

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Drugs that can cure ulcers completely?

Drugs that can cure ulcers completely?

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. ...Read more

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Ulcer -- what to do to make it better?

Ulcer -- what to do to make it better?

Acid meds: If you have a documented ulcer your doctor should have given you treatment. The most appropriate treatment is eliminating the cause (h.Pylori or nsaids most common) and taking an acid blocking medication such as prilosec, prevacid, (lansoprazole) etc. Or generic equivalents. Most ulcers should heal in 6-8 weeks of treatment. Vomiting, wt loss, bleeding or sever pain should be evaluated further. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of ulcers?

H. pylori: One of the most common cause of ulcers is a bacteria called H. Pylori. ...Read more

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Does being in a wheelchair cause ulcers?

Does being in a wheelchair cause ulcers?

Not necessarily: It was determined in the 1950's that pressure sores are not an inevitable result of being wheelchair dependent. There are many things that must be done, though, to prevent them. Just a few are: the right cushion, periodic wheelchair pushups to relieve pressure, and daily examination of pressure points. This requires a lot of effort from the patient and his doctor, but it is worth it! ...Read more

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Why do I get ulcers in my mouh regularly?

Riboflavin def: B vitamins esp riboflavin gets depleted i'n inflammatory bowel disease - take max stress b from qnlabs which is probiotic generated - means no need for body to have co- factors to absorb this vitamin - take 30-45 drops i'n the morning for 1 week everymonth to keep your vitamin b levels normal. ...Read more

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Which medicine for ulcer is most effective?

Which medicine for ulcer is most effective?

Depends on cause: Ulcers can occur at different areas in the gastrointestinal tract.
A stomach ulcer may be due to irritation (most commonly medications such as ibuprofen) or may be due to a bacteria (called h. Pylori). Acid lowering medications such as prilosec, protonix, nexium, prevacid, or Aciphex (rabeprazole) may be helpful to allow the ulcer to heal. If it is due to h. Pylori, a specific antibiotic regimen is used. ...Read more

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Can you take loritab when you have an ulcer.

Can you take loritab when you have an ulcer.

Yes: But sparingly. Lortab does not contain ibuprofen, naproxen, or Aspirin that can aggravate stomach erosion and worsen ulcers. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to eat if you have bad ulcers?

What is the best thing to eat if you have bad ulcers?

Cabbage and aloe : Cabbage and cabbage juice has been found to have remarkable effects in helping ulcers to heal. A nice discussion of this can be found at http://www.Naturalnews.Com/027454_cabbage_ulcers.Html aloe vera juice is also very helpful. In general fresh fruits & vegetables (other than citrus) tend to be helpful- esp. Apples, kale, kelp & green tea. See http://www.Ulcer-cure.Com/treatments/ulcer-diet.Php. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to gym when you have an ulcer?

Mostly: Activity such as at a gym can increase acid secretion and increase the discomfort of an ulcer. But mostly not. Be sure that you are taking proper anti-acid medication (like omeprazole) and some find that either food prior to the gym activities makes acid worse and others the opposite. Find your pattern and use that to your advantage. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an ulcer and are they hereditary?

Pain when hungry: Many people have no pain with ulcers but it is described as a gnawing pain in the upper abdomen , worse when hungry and relieved with eating. ...Read more

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What are some of the best methods to treat deodenal ulcers?

What are some of the best methods to treat deodenal ulcers?

Medical treatment: Is eradication of h. Pylori bacteria and acid suppression. It rarely requires surgery these days. ...Read more

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What are the major things that contribute to an ulcer attack?

Etoh, Meds: Alcohol, non-steroidal use (medications like Ibuprofen and naprosyn), and infections with a bug call h pylori. ...Read more

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Was wondering if a person has ulcers..And if he kisses will it be dangerous because of fluids from ulcers?

Was wondering if a person has ulcers..And if he kisses will it be dangerous because of fluids from ulcers?

If by "ulcers": you mean stomach ulcers...kissing will not endanger the "kissee"
If you mean mouth ulcers...these may be viral and should be treated before kissing!

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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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