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What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

Mucosal breakdown: Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and crusting in the nose. ...Read more

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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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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for foot ulceration?

What is the treatment for foot ulceration?

Several things: Depending on what is the cause of the ulcer. If it is due to poor circulation, that would need to be addressed. If due to neuropathy, the area would need to be offloaded to remove excessive pressure on area. If infected, antibiotics will be necessary. Local wound care to remodel wound and keep clean and protected is a must. Many specialists will need to be involved in care depending situation. ...Read more

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It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis.The treatment for glossitis never worked.I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis.The treatment for glossitis never worked.I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

Glossitis: Glossitis is a wastebasket term in that any tissue may have an "itis" (or inflammation as this ending implies) associated with it. In this case, it can be infectious, traumatic, chemical, immune system, or neoplastic. You need a skilled examination by a provider who sees tongue abnormalities on a daily basis--an oral surgeon--to plan a course of action. Despite any photos, biopsy may be indicated. ...Read more

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My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

Raynaud's / CCB: You need to see your rheumatologist. I suspect they are the ones' who diagnosed the crest syndrome. Suspect you are describing advanced raynauds. He will need treatment with a calcium channel blocker and perhaps and additional vasodilator. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for leg ulcers?

What is the best treatment for leg ulcers?

Depends on type: Leg ulcers may be caused by arterial disease or they are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. These ulcers are generally on the ankle mostly on the inside of the leg. The skin is ofter brown in that area. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of ulcerative colitis steroid?

No: Steroids are a good thing if other treatments should fail. You should check with a gastroenterologist. They are useful in severe disease but not first line. ...Read more

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I have skin ulcers on my breast. What is the best treatment?

I have skin ulcers on my breast.  What is the best treatment?

Depends on the cause: Most of the items in the large differential already posted are possibilities; but the point is that we need more information. What sort of ulcers? How long have they been present? What part of the breast are they on? Are they painful, itchy, both, neither? Your best option is to see a dermatologist for culture, biopsy, or other testing that the doctor will determine is necessary after examination. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to prevent the recurrence of leg ulcers?

What is the best treatment  to prevent the recurrence of leg ulcers?

Compression: Wearing pressure gradient compression stockings, elevation of your legs whenever sitting or on pillows when laying down and moisturizers on the lower legs. ...Read more

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Ulcerations In Nose (Definition)

Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and ...Read more


Nose Ulcerations (Definition)

Nasal ulcerations is a clinical finding where the lining of a person's nasal passage is denuded, often leading ...Read more