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Gyn thinks I have a vaginal ulcer. sent tissue for analysis. what happens next..silver nitrateif tissue ok. The exam really hurt..burned like crazy!

Gyn thinks I have a vaginal ulcer. sent tissue for analysis. what happens next..silver nitrateif tissue ok. The exam really hurt..burned like crazy!

Yes: Silver nitrate is one option if this isn't herpetic or malignant and doesn't heal on it's own. Unfortunately ulcers do really hurt when they are touched. I hope every thing is fine and it heals on its own. Best wishes. ...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

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I have used estirol creme.. I have been told today I have a vaginal ulcer. I do not have any sexually transmitted disease. What could this be?

I have used estirol creme.. I have been told today I have a vaginal ulcer. I do not have any sexually transmitted disease. What could this be?

Unsure: An ulcer in the vagina could be caused by a number of things including a bacterial infection, fungal infection, viral infection, cancer, or some type of autoimmune disorder. It may take cultures and / or a biopsy to come to a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating Peptic Ulcers (Tip)

Treating Peptic Ulcers

A large percentage of peptic ulcers are caused by infection. They can be found by blood test, biopsy. ...See more

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Living with Ulcerative Colitis (Checklist)

See your gastroenterologist
Once
Follow recommended therapy closely
Once
Follow through with recommended cancer screening
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I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now i have a vaginal tear isnt tht bad.Also i have some bumps or ulcers.They hurt?

Tender ulcers: if you have tender bumps or ulcers you need to see your GYN of a check to see exactly what this is. ...Read more

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Treating Peptic Ulcers (Tip)

Treating Peptic Ulcers

Do remember that taking nsaids like Ibuprofen or advil, can increase your risk of developing ulcers. ...See more

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Living with Ulcerative Colitis (Checklist)

adjust your diet
daily
stop smoking
daily
see gastroenterologist
1 mon, once for 1 years
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What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?

What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?

Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more

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I've had severe reoccurring ulcers in mouth for years.Im having outbreak in my vaginal area nasal and mouth now.What could cause this?

I've had severe reoccurring ulcers in mouth for years.Im having outbreak in my vaginal area nasal and mouth now.What could cause this?

Be seen: Many things can cause ulcers such as infections (herpes/hiv), habits/toxic exposure, and even medications. Once ulcers start to appear i worry about some unusual systemic causes. One rare cause that can cause ulcers in the mucous membranes is behcet's syndrome. The best way to determine what is going on is to have someone do a good history and exam. Good luck! sounds painful. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

Ulcer is the medical term for erosion of a normal barrier (the lining on top) exposing the surface that is normally beneath this barrier. Ulcers can occurs at sites like the skin, the ...Read more

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