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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Can you get genital ulcers with Celiac disease?

Can you get genital ulcers with Celiac disease?

No: No you cannot. See a rheumatologist and ask about the possibility of having Behcet's syndrome. ...Read more

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How are genital ulcers contracted? And can I still have children? What does it mean when they randomly appear I haven't had sex since March

How are genital ulcers contracted? And can I still have children? What does it mean when they randomly appear I haven't had sex since March

Genital ulcers: Or herpes are spread by sexual contact. Once you have been exposed they can reoccur. Taking an antiviral medication is helpful if this is frequent. ...Read more

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Is it any way possible to have genital aphthous ulcers?

Is it any way possible to have genital aphthous ulcers?

In a way: Aphthous ulcers occur in the mouth by definition, but similar genital ulcers are possible. They should be examined and considered in connection with your overall medical history as there are several possible causes. Some include various infections, drug reactions or systemic inflammatory diseases such as Behcet Disease. ...Read more

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What acute hiv genital ulcer resemble? Can a single spot be present in acute hiv...

What acute hiv genital ulcer resemble? Can a single spot be present  in acute hiv...

Ulcers: Acute HIV does not usually cause genital ulcers. There can be co-transmission of HIV infection with another virus (e.g herpes) or bacteria that causes genital ulcer (e.g syphilis, LGV etc). ...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


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more