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Genital ulcer

Genital ulcer: Introduction

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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Causes of Genital ulcer:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Genital ulcer. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Stories from Users for Genital ulcer

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Genital ulcer

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Genital ulcer: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Genital ulcer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, more »

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 kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to " more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). more »

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 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 syndrome, or GERD. more »

Genital ulcer: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Genital ulcer

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Genital ulcer: Related Rare Diseases

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Genital ulcer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Genital ulcer

The list below shows some of the causes of Genital ulcer mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Genital ulcer?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Genital ulcer. Of the 14 causes of Genital ulcer that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Genital ulcer:

The following list of conditions have 'Genital ulcer' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Genital ulcer Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Genital ulcer based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Genital ulcer:

    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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