Recent Examples of ulcer from the Web
The girl was stricken with a Buruli ulcer on her knee in April and is still recovering.
Rosa Valentín, 89, went to five hospitals to get help for her bleeding foot ulcers.
In a study that appeared in Science earlier this month, Zink and his team also found the oldest known Helicobacter pylori bacterium in the ice man, the pathogen that has been linked to the development of ulcers and gastric cancer.
The infection can cause blisters, ulcers or black spots on the skin, but the tissue just below the skin’s surface is often attacked first.
It has been used to treat such varied maladies as heartburn, stomach ulcers, bronchitis, sore throat, cough, and some infections caused by viruses, such as hepatitis.
Sometimes called Buruli ulcers, the lesions seem to dissolve skin and gnaw away at tissue.
Acetaminophen is gentler on the stomach than NSAIDs are, thus a good option for people with acid reflux or ulcers.
He was recently turned out to WinStar Farms in Kentucky after being treated for what was described as a bad case of stomach ulcers.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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