Conditions with symptom: 'ulcers'
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Oral herpes or cold sores are small, fluid filled lesions that usually develop in and around the mouth and often burn, itch and tingle. Read more →
Hi I seem to get alot of mouth ulcers even when i was at a young age id get them really bad to a point where i couldnt brush my teeth or even open my mouth and till this day i keep getting ulcers and now one knows why not even the doctor. would anyone have any ideas why or how to get rid of them as i am in much pain right now with a mouth full of ulcers. im eating healthy and im rarley stressed but these are the reasons why according to my GP. Craig
I was diagnosed with Behcet's disease in 2010 when I was 14 years old. It began with severe mouth ulcers and all the other symptoms shortly followed. However, this site says that there is a regular occurrence in mouth ulcers for Behcet's sufferers but I have not had a flare up for 4 years now. No more ulcers since that dreaded time in 2010. Is this also common? Fingers crossed it will carry on this way!
I went almost years without a break from oral lesions.. At that point I was diagnosed and the doctors started to try different medicines... I was put on steroids and it stopped the oral lesions almost completely... Could medicine be the reason for you not having them? Also, stress is a huge trigger, maybe you have been less stressed?
HI!!! I know that ulcers on the walls of our mouth and on our tongues are very common like stated above, however, i suffer from them quite frequently, causing me alot of discomfort. So I would like to know if there is anything that causes me to have such frequent ulcers. thanks
Hi I get mouth ulcers every 5/6 weeks lasts 3/4 days I also have very painfull knee joint since last christmas is there an underlying problem I have x-ray appointment for knees wed 1st aug.my doctor thinks the ulcers are stress related i dont treat them
I have been getting mouth ulcers all my life.I have had ulcers on my legs and same time in my mouth,and on my penus.the docter told me it was a infection, thrush.i can cure my problems now.i think its my body producing to much acid.so i watch everything i eat and drink. bad things are cheese,alcohol,cider is the worse.some times different bread.look what you have eaten days before.pies.i have found a tablet lansoprazole which takes it off.after 1 tablet, which my docter precribes it.i have the symtoms on my penus now.
i have quite a few mouth ulcers on my toungue,gums and the back of my thruat and my toungue is white, could you tell me what this means and how i could treat it please? ive used iglu on the ulcers but nothings working ad its preventing me from sleeping and stings all the time and im getting worried.
I have recurrent ulcers on the side of my tongue mainly in one side, the ulcers are always there but I get periods when they are not as sore then they seem to flare up and be really painful for months. it has been like this for over a year. GP treated it was oral thrush treatment but it hasnt made a difference. what is it? why does it occur and how do I get rid of it?
I am 17 years old, I've only had sex with 1 person, my boyfriend, and deffinatly know he doesn't have any STI's but just recently I noticed these ulcers down below like mouth ulcers and am very worried whether it is herpes or not. I've got an appointment next Wednesday but worried that by then it will all be gone and then they'll say to wait and come again next time. They are very painful and hurts when i walk, get up and sit down. any help? or advice?
I'm am also 17, have only slept with one boy (who I have now been with for two years) and was unlucky enough to have the same problem. Mine did turn out to be herpes, and I was told that it was likely my boyfriend had got it from previous sexual relationships in the past, but hadn't shown any symptoms. It is very painful, and not a nice experience especially when you don't deserve such rubbish luck, but the symptoms quickly go once you take the course of pills. As sorry as I am for you, it makes me feel a lot better to know I'm not alone with this.. hope it's the same for you.
I have about 3 ulcers on my stomach. I've been in extreme pain for so long. I throw up blood quite a lot and I've had blood in my stools too. I've been to the hospital but they only gave me medicine that doesn't help and took some tests. I'm somewhat anemic. When I go to the hospital/doctor/er they say they can't do anything about my bleeding ulcers or pain. What doni do?
Look up the SCD (specific carbohydrate diet) lots of networks and things on the Internet and also a book by Ellain Gottshall called breaking the vicious cycle. If you are not severe enough for surgery this could help you before that happens. I've had the surgery and I'm going to try the diet further down the line. Good luck
Hi all I have been reading all the comments and not sure if anyone can help. My Dad is currently in hospital. He has already lost one leg due to ulcers and now it seems is on track to ose the other as the angiogram carried out went wrong and caused a blood clot. Now the blood won't flow properly and he has 4 large ulcers on his lower leg. Is there a specialist anywhere in the South East that anyone knows of? We will be suing the hospital for the mistake but right now i just want to try and save the leg. Does massaging the foot help at all with circulation?
Try Manuka Honey but make sure 20+UMF but you got be patient because will take time to heal,i try it on burns and wound and heal it,now i have a ulcer start to my left leg because of my poor circulation and i try it for couple months and the honey do the work that other creams and treatment din't give me any result,Honey it work but you need a lot patience and perseverance and faith. Goodluck
i had severe tonsillitis 3 time in one month it left me with only half a tonsil remaining as the ulcers wiped out the other one and and now its returned and one of the ulcers erupted and has left a giant hole in my remaining tonsil its very painful and i cant eat properly i really need some advice as my doctor cant see me for weeks
get your tonsils taken out and it will stop
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