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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

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


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What to do if my finger. now I'm really scared that they are diabetic ulcers?

What to do if my finger. now I'm really scared that they are diabetic ulcers?

Question not clear: i am not sure if you asking about diabetic ulcer on the finger. they are not common. ...Read more

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I have ulcers on my fingers. I was diagnosed with atopic dermatitis before. Could these be the same condition?

I have ulcers on my fingers. I was diagnosed with atopic dermatitis before. Could these be the same condition?

Unlikely: Atopic dermatitis typically does not effect the fingers and specifically does not cause ulcers. It would be helpful to take a photograph and see a dermatologist to evaluate such a rash. There are many other reasons for finger/hand rashes. ...Read more

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How can mouth ulcers and urinary infection be related? also some kind of blisters on my fingers

How can mouth ulcers and urinary infection be related? also some kind of blisters on my fingers

Infection: Infections know no boundaries. Important that you see BOTH your Dentist (re: mouth ulcers) and your Physician (re:blisters, UTI). Have them communicate with each other. You may have 2 separate but concurrent problems, or 1 problem in multiple locations. You have to be examined to determine cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?

Emergency Room: An ulcer can, but based on the symptoms you described it is best to go to the emergency room for all of these findings. Unless you have had a thorough history and exam it will be difficult to reassure you. Good luck ...Read more

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Hello...dr... Anal fingered a girl and wet same finger with my toung. To lubricate .Am i at risk of getting HIV. I am worried.As i have stomach ulcer?

Hello...dr... Anal fingered a girl and wet same finger with my toung. To lubricate  .Am i at risk of getting HIV. I am worried.As i have stomach ulcer?

Small risk: I'm going to make this as simple as I can but it will be gross. Putting your finger in someone's anal area and licking it is the same as eating their poop just in smaller amount. Your stomach can handle a lot bec it has a lot of acid that will break things down so usually won't cause you a problem other than if the partner had diarrhea or other infectious GI issues. Think before you do anything ...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