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1. of the nature of an ulcer.
2. affected with ulceration.


/ul·cer·ous/ (ul´ser-us)
1. of the nature of an ulcer.
2. affected with ulceration.


1. Of the nature of ulcers or an ulcer.
2. Having ulcers or an ulcer.

ul′cer·ous·ly adv.
ul′cer·ous·ness n.


pertaining to ulcers.


Relating to, affected with, or containing an ulcer.
[L. ulcerosus]


1. of the nature of an ulcer.
2. affected with ulceration.

Patient discussion about ulcerous

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.

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:


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 exploration of the upper GIT is recommended especially in patients with history of previous ulcerous diseases, usage of potentially ulcerogenic drugs and in case of massive bleeding.
In order to determine the possibility of leishmaniasis, samples from the ulcerous lesion were collected by scrapping with wood sticks and evaluated by Giemsa-stained smears and Leishmania-specific polymerase-chain reaction (PCR; 10).
How he solicits heaven, Himself best knows: but strangely-visited people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures, Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers: and 'tis spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.
The ulcerous chronic eczema of his legs was the most probable port of entry for the organism because his dog used to lick his legs.
Guzman here strongly criticizes the effeminate male, whose courtly ruffles and gallant manner serve to cover up his ulcerous body and whose sodomitic activities will lead him to be burned at the stake.
Swelling becomes incapacitating, or if the skin over your varicose veins becomes flaky, ulcerous, discolored, or prone to bleeding.
Grape juice, for example, is not indicated for those who are suffering from gastritis especially with enhanceable acidity, ulcerous illness of stomach and duodenum, diabetes mellitus, obesity, chronic inflammatory processes in lungs.
Ulcerous colitis and infection with cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus and Clostridium difficile.
Throughout the film, Kashmir is invoked as a paradisiacal space that is disturbed by the ulcerous presence of violence and terror.
When the researchers of this study gave it to a group of mice with ulcers, it inhibited gastric acid secretions--like hydrochloric acid--which irritate ulcerous tissues.
Sometimes the bites cause skin wounds that look like volcanoes with ulcerous craters, a disease known as cutaneous leishmaniasis.