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ulceration

 [ul″sĕ-ra´shun]
1. formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭl'sĕr-ā'shŭn),
1. The formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration

/ul·cer·a·tion/ (ul″ser-a´shun)
1. the formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

ulceration

(ŭl′sə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Development of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

ulceration

[ul′sərā′shən]
Etymology: L, ulcus, a sore
the process of ulcer formation. ulcerate, v.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭl'sĕr-ā'shŭn)
1. The formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration

1. An ULCER.
2. The development of an ulcer.

Ulceration

The formation of an ulcer, a patch of tissue that is discontinuous with the surrounding tissue because the tissue within the ulcer has decayed or died and been swept away.

ulceration (l·s·rāˑ·shn),

n the process of forming an ulcer or becoming ulcerous.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭlsĕr-āshŭn)
1. Formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration (ul´sərā´shən),

the process of forming an ulcer or of becoming ulcerous.

ulceration

1. formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

Patient discussion about ulceration

Q. Is it an ulcer? I am worried! Hi friend, I'm 35 year old male and recently I started to suffer from some strange symptoms I have never experienced. The first symptom was sharp pain in my upper abdomen that starts two of three hours after eating. In the beginning I thought it could be connected with some food intolerance but then I started to get this pain early in the morning, before any eating what so ever and all this was accompanied with nausea, frequent burping and weight loss. I have read some stuff about stomach ulcer and I could say that I poses almost every major symptom. Is there any way for me to be sure that I have developed disease of ulcer?

A. There is nothing you could do to check do you have ulcer or not by your self. Anyone who thinks he may have an ulcer needs to see a doctor because over time, untreated ulcers grow larger and deeper and can lead to other problems. So go now to the doctor.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrcrG-dcIXA

Q. What are the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis? I am 40 years old and suffer from a lot of stomach aches and diarrhea. Do I have Ulcerative Colitis? What are its symptoms?

A. Here's a pretty good article that covers symptoms of UC:

http://www.wearecrohns.org/ucers/articles/319

Q. What is the difference between duodenal ulcer and stomach ulcer? I was diagnosed recently with duodenal ulcer. I heard the term stomach ulcer but not duodenal. What causes duodenal and what cause stomach ulcer? And how do they treat duodenal ulcer?

A. The duodenum is right after the stomach. They are both (as published a few years back) caused 90% of the time from a bacteria named helicobacter pylori. Hence the treatment for it is probably antibiotics. But I guess that should be your doctor’s call. Good luck!

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The person with SCI and ischial ulceration was well adjusted to his chronic SCI and was employed, enjoyed sports, and had good family support.
This causes foot deformities that result in abnormal pressure areas that gradually cause skin breakdown and ulceration.
Only cases with confirmed endoscopic oesophageal ulceration, with biopsy, were selected.
Even when physicians are diligent about checking the feet and shoes of their diabetic patients at every office visit, the transformation from injury to ulceration occurs far too rapidly to be left to examinations at 3-month intervals.
In general, the traditional anti-inflammatory drugs both steroidal as well as non-steroidal are mostly associated with a common list of unwanted side effects including ulceration, which are the most common and a serious problem (Kim et al.
10) Second, diseased toenails often ulcerate skin: although the incidence of complications among those with toenail aberrations has not been determined, Rich and Hare (11) clearly document the association of onychomycosis, ulceration, and cellulitis in diabetic patients.
It was found that the horses surveyed tolerated the procedure, the only definitive way of diagnosing gastric ulceration, exceptionally well.
A fungal infection starts off with a discharge, which can become blood-stained, due to ulceration of the nasal lining.
Other more prevalent but less serious conditions include contact lens associated red eye infection (about 1 in 5 wearers) and contact lens induced peripheral ulceration.
These signs and symptoms typically include ulceration of the mucosa, loosening of the teeth, exposure of the necrotic bone; but rarely is pain a significant component of signs and symptoms.
All of the patients, mostly white men with an average age of 62 years, had a history of foot ulceration caused by diabetes.