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sore

 [sor]
a popular term for any lesion of the skin or mucous membrane.
bed sore popular term for pressure ulcer.
cold s's herpes febrilis.
desert sore a form of tropical phagedenic ulcer seen in desert areas of Africa, Australia, and the Middle East.
pressure sore pressure ulcer.

sore

(sōr),
1. A wound, ulcer, or any open skin lesion.
2. Painful; aching; tender.
[A.S. sār]

sore

(sor)
1. popularly, almost any lesion of the skin or mucous membranes.
2. painful.

bed sore  decubitus ulcer.
cold sore  see herpes simplex.
desert sore  a form of tropical ulcer occurring in desert areas of Africa, Australia, and the Near East.

sore

(sôr)
adj. sorer, sorest
1. Painful to the touch; tender.
2. Feeling physical pain; hurting: sore all over.
n.
1. An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer.
2. A source of pain, distress, or irritation.
tr.v. sored, soring, sores
To mutilate the legs or feet of (a horse) in order to induce a particular gait in the animal.

sore′ness n.

sore

[sôr, sōr]
Etymology: AS, sar
1 n, a wound, ulcer, or lesion.
2 adj, tender or painful.

sore

An external skin lesion. See Canker sore, Cold sore, Oriental sore.

sore

(sōr)
1. Any open skin lesion (e.g., decubitus ulcer, wound, other lesions).
2. Painful; aching; tender.
[A.S. sār]

sore

(sor)
1. Tender; painful.
2. Any type of tender or painful ulcer or lesion of the skin or mucous membrane.

bed sore

Pressure ulcer

canker sore

Aphthous ulcer.

cold sore

A thin-walled blister at the junction of the mucous membranes of the mouth and lips. It is caused by recurrent infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV) in those who have antibodies to HSV. Treatment is recommended only for immunocompromised patients, who are given acyclovir.
See: fever blister

Delhi sore

Cutaneous leishmaniasis.

desert sore

An ulcer of the skin of the arms or legs, sometimes caused by diphtheria or staphylococci, typically contracted in Australia or Burma.

hard sore

A syphilitic chancre; primary lesion of syphilis.

jungle sore

Infection of the skin or of poorly tended wounds by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, esp. in warm, moist, tropical climates.

Oriental sore

Cutaneous leishmaniasis.
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PRESSURE SORE

pressure sore

Pressure ulcer.illustration

primary sore

The initial sore or hard chancre of syphilis.

soft sore

Chancroid.

soft venereal sore

A former name for
chancroid.

tropical sore

Cutaneous leishmaniasis.

wine sore

A slang term for a superficial infected area of the skin seen in alcoholics with poor personal hygiene. It is erroneously thought to be due to specific action of the wine.

sore

Any local breakdown of a body surface (ULCER) or septic wound.

Sore

A wound, lesion, or ulcer on the skin.
Mentioned in: Canker Sores

sore

(sōr)
1. A wound, ulcer, or any open skin lesion.
2. Painful; aching; tender.
[A.S. sār]

sore

a popular term for any lesion of the skin or mucous membrane.

bed sore
decubitus ulcer.
foam sore
sore foot syndrome
erosion of the pads in recently captured large cats. Caused by ceaseless walking and pivoting on a concrete floor.
sore head
sore hocks
see ulcerative pododermatitis.
sore knee
sore mouth
see contagious ecthyma, vesicular stomatitis.
sore muzzle
in sheep, see bluetongue.
sore nose
common name for facial dermatitis in gerbils. There is hypersecretion of the Harderian gland with accumulation of porphyrin pigment in the skin, causing irritation, self-trauma and secondary infection. Caused by overcrowding and excessive humidity.
pressure sore
decubitus ulcer.
summer sore
sweat sore

Patient discussion about sore

Q. sore thorat

A. sore throat usualy caused by a virus infecting the area, then the only thing you can do is wait, take a teaspoon of huney every now and then (it has septic abilities)and that's it. but it could be a bacterial infection (mostly come with fever- sometimes not) and that needs an antibiotic treatment. to determine for sure a doctor needs to do a swab of the throat.
hope that helped!! :)

Q. Are cold sores contagious? My boyfriend has cold sores on his mouth. Can I catch it from him? If so, how can I prevent catching it?

A. Cold sores contain the HSV-1 virus, which is the herpes simplex virus . While your boyfriend has cold sores, he should wash his hands often, especially after touching his face. He shouldn't share cups and eating utensils with others since he is very contagious. You should not kiss him or touch the cold sores either, in order not to be infected.

Q. I have a sore throat should I take antibiotics? I am a 19 years old collage student. in the past few days I feel a sore throat and I have pain in my left neck. I feel a new "lump" in my neck, it is a soft lump and its very tender to palpation. I also have a low degree fever (something like 37.8 c). How can i know if I need antibiotics?

A. You might need an antibiotic therapy. In general, sore throat that goes along without red eyes and general malaise tends to be with a bacterial origin and require antibiotic therapy. If it happens to many times, you can do a surgery to remove the tonsils as you can see here
http://www.5min.com/Video/How-to-Deal-with-Sore-Throats-5486

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