Recent Examples of ulcer from the Web
An autopsy report showed acute bronchitis, early bronchopneumonia, abscesses on her feet and ulcers on her skin.
Another resident suffered a stage two pressure ulcer, which healed and then re-opened, according to DPH.
In addition to causing permanent damage to the esophagus or esophageal ulcers, GERD can also lead to a condition called Barrett's esophagus that increases your risk for developing esophageal cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic.
With pain relievers, this can put you at risk for ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver damage, heart attack, and kidney disease.
Signs of skin problems may include rash, itching, blisters, peeling or skin sores, or painful sores or ulcers in your mouth or in your nose, throat, or genital area.
The abrasions associated with Alabama Rot look similar to ulcers or burns, and may cause swelling.
Borges' father posted on Facebook that doctors detected a possible abdomen infection and an ulcer in his small intestine, caused by one of the bullets.
Some people get ulcers, blisters or black spots on the skin.
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ULCER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ulcer for English Language Learners
medical : a painful, sore area inside or outside the body
ULCER Defined for Kids
medical Definition of ulcer
- a stomach ulcer
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