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Genital ulcer: A defect of the epithelial or mucosal surface on the genitals. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Genital ulcer, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also...read more »
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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Genital ulcer:
Genital symptoms (986 causes), Ulcers (28 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Men's health symptoms (291 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)
Symptoms related to Genital ulcer:
Vaginal itch, Vulval itch (48 causes), Penile itch (18 causes), Genital rash (25 causes), Neoplasm (16 causes), Herpes simplex, Primary syphilis, Chancroid, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Granuloma inguinale, Trauma, SLE (14 causes), Genital herpes, Donovanosis, Behcet's syndrome (2 causes)
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