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What can I use to cure ulcer?

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

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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Can I use a abb belt with a raw ulcer?

Can I use a abb belt with a raw ulcer?

No: Definitely do not use the abb belt until your ulcer is fully healed. The lesion will not heal if you continue using it. ...Read more

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I have a chronic ulcer that won't heal in the last 1month. Please suggest drugs to use?

I have a chronic ulcer that won't heal in the last 1month. Please suggest drugs to use?

Sure its an ulcer?: "chronic ulcer" or peptic ulcer disease should be diagnosed & treated by your dr. Pud is often caused by a famous bacteria known as h. Pylori, & this too has to be investigated for. Its diagnosed by a breath, stool, or blood test or by endoscopy, likely a good idea in your case. Eradication of h. Pylori with antibiotics is usually curative. Treatment w/ ppi's or h2 receptor blockers is essential. ...Read more

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What is the medication for gastro ulcer can I use lenamet otc?

What is the medication for gastro ulcer can I use lenamet otc?

Use Antacids: There are many. You can use zantac (cheaper), Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec (more effective but may also cost more). Use it daily. ...Read more

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What would be appropriate cream to use on a diabetic ulcer, to help heal it, and relieve pain?

What would be appropriate cream to use on a diabetic ulcer, to help heal it, and relieve pain?

Depends on the ulcer: There are a variety of wound care products available. There are various types of wounds, each requiring a different type of approach for optimal healing. The type of product that one will need depends on the needs and type wound. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you. Do not attempt to take care of it on your own as this may lead to unnecessary need for amputation. ...Read more

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Is there a use of honey in diabetic ulcers?

Is there a use of honey in diabetic ulcers?

Honey and DM: Honey is one of 4000 wound care products. It can be helpful in some patients with some wounds; it is not a panacea; it will not be helpful to many patients; it should not replace careful observation by trained health professionals; it should not be used without clinicians observing the wound. ...Read more

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What are good products to use for someone with a leg ulcer?

What are good products to use for someone with a leg ulcer?

Need more informatio: It is unusual for someone at age 34 having problem with leg ulcer. The question is whether you have an underlying disease such as diabetes which makes you more prone to get a leg ulcer. Problem with circulation will also lead to leg ulcer as well. Get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can you use for canker sores/tobgue ulcers?

I'm curious as to what can you use for canker sores/tobgue ulcers?

Canker sores usually: Heal without treatment. If you have a canker sore (aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Nsaid's or. ...Read more

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Do you have to get an abi test done before you can use compression or an unna boot on a stasis ulcer?

Compression: Great question. The edict "first do no harm" is important. In order to determine the correct and maximal compression for you, you should have some testing of the arterial tree to make sure it is safe to compress. ...Read more

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Which cream can I use to treat pressure ulcers stage 2-3?

Which cream can I use to treat pressure ulcers stage 2-3?

No snake oil: First there is a very significant difference between stage 2 and 3 ulcers. Is there a 'cream' to help either? Well, in a way a debriding enzyme for a necrotic wound could be called a cream, in some cases a barrier cream may help a stage 2 wound but what treatment to use on a pressure ulcer is a very specialized area, take the wound to a wound specialist for best results. ...Read more

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Are there relaxation products that I can use for my leg ulcer?

Are there relaxation products that I can use for my leg ulcer?

No, depends,: Is the ulcer from venous, arterial or diabetic neuropathic. Relaxation will not help any. Stop smoking, . Compression therapy for venous, improve circulation for arterial, offloading for neuropathic. These are the first line rx. However all need debridement and good wound care. ...Read more

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What are doc recommended creams to use on a diabetic ulcer, to help heal it, and relieve pain?

What are doc recommended creams to use on a diabetic ulcer, to help heal it, and relieve pain?

No Creams: You need to seek care from a wound care center, antibiotics for the potential infection and appropriate pain meds that may include meds for the neuropathy and standard pain medication. ...Read more

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Besides Zantac (ranitidine) and prilosec what else can you use for constant acid from an ulcer?

Several meds: Besides those two, there are at least 6 to 8 other medications which can be used for chronic acid problems. If you have given those medicines a try and they have been unsuccessful, I would return to your primary care doctor or gastroenterologist for any other evaluation which may be needed, and potentially for a prescription for a new medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you use ulcer ointments in the vagina to prevent a small tear from being moist and wet? If so, will this make the tear heal faster?

Can you use ulcer ointments in the vagina to prevent a small tear from being moist and wet? If so, will this make the tear heal faster?

Herpes?: I have never heard of an "ulcer ointment", and I doubt it will help anything. Maybe one of the topical treatments for herpes (penciclovir)? By far the main cause of recurrent vaginal ulcers is genital herpes. Apparently you're male -- her partner? You both should be tested for herpes and other STDs. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can you use for canker sores/tongue ulcers?

Laser treatment: There are many ointment sold to alleviate the symptoms of these types of ulcers. May combine steroids with a numbing agent and are available with prescription. I have found that I can obtain instantaneous relief using my laser. It also hastens healing. ...Read more

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What can you use to treat canker sores/tongue ulcers?

What can you use to treat canker sores/tongue ulcers?

Canker sore: Canker sores will heal in about 10 days. Avoid hot and spicy foods. OTC products can make the area feel less painful for a short time. It is a good idea to get this checked by a dentist to find out exactly what is causing your ulcerations and ulcerations. ...Read more

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Can you use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) for stasis ulcers?

It is used: Although silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is used for venous ulcers, it is rarely ever necessary. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) actually increases the risk of infection if you don't change it and reapply it a few times a day. Antibiotic creams and ointments have been shown to have no effect on ulcer healing. The mainstay of treatment for venous ulcers is compression, walking, and treating the underlying reflux that is causing the ulcer. ...Read more

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What is good to use for an ulcer under my right breast it"s painful.

Infection: Bacteria that live on our skin can cause or get into this ulcer and cause a serious infection, you may use triple antibiotic cream 3 times a day and should let your primary care Doctor look at this and he or she may prescribe and oral antibiotic as we'll, so please take care of your self and see your Doctor as soon as you can, take care! ...Read more

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Can I take dantrolene if I have ulcers and gerd? Is it better in this case to use injections?

Can I take dantrolene if I have ulcers and gerd? Is it better in this case to use injections?

You can take it.: Dantrolene does not cause direct toxicity to the digestive tract, and therefore can be used with a history of Gerd and/or ulcers. Having said that, it can cause digestive tract side effects, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea. If you need it for a particular reason, just be alert for the possibility of G.I. side effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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I believe I have a penile ulcer and possibly and lump on my gooch. I'm not sure to what the problem is and could use some help.

I believe I have a penile ulcer and possibly and lump on my gooch. I'm not sure to what the problem is and could use some help.

Penile Lesion: Go see your doctor or the county health department. Do not have sex with anybody. This is probably a sexually transmitted disease and needs to be treated, you can't ignore it! ...Read more

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I heard about the side effects of prolonged use of PIP's & was wondering if H2 blockers r any better 4 someone who had bleeding ulcer that's inactive?

I heard about the side effects of prolonged use of PIP's & was wondering if H2 blockers r any better 4 someone who had bleeding ulcer that's inactive?

Better tolerated: H2 blockers don't seem to have the same degree of effects like increased risk of osteoporosis, hypomagnesemia (low magnesium) and pneumonia as do PPI's. Remember, they both lead to lower levels of acid secretion, so you still have to have some concern of similar affects in the long run. ...Read more

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How to treat oral ulcers caused by marijuana use?

How to treat oral ulcers caused by marijuana use?

Best: The best way to treat ulcers is to avoid the stimulating factor. Otherwise take lysine, vitamin k and a bcomplex vitamin. ...Read more

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Is paracetamol safe to use when a person has a gastric ulcer?

Is paracetamol safe to use when a person has a gastric ulcer?

Not recommended: The only arthritis drug I use in patients with ulcer is tylenol (acetaminophen). If the arthritis is advanced and painful, narcotic and acetominephorin combinations can be used. For inflammatory bowel or skin conditions, topical drugs and biologics are considered. High use of tylenol (acetaminophen) has been associated with ulcer as well. ...Read more

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If you have an ulcer caused by stress/high nsaid use, and continue to do so will you develop a bleed/other probs? How long?

If you have an ulcer caused by stress/high nsaid use, and continue to do so will you develop a bleed/other probs? How long?

Yes, you could: Definitely make it worse and if the ulcer develops further, it can erode the entire lining until it hits an artery, which can be very dangerous. Time is different for everyone. Some people this could take months or never progress, while others can take it for a few days and get into a dangerous situation. Best to have a scope done to see how bad the ulcer is and discontinue nsaids, start a ppi. ...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