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Skin ulcer

Skin ulcer: Introduction

Skin ulcer: The occurrence of an ulcer that is located on the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Skin ulcer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Skin ulcer:

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Skin ulcer: Symptom Checker

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Skin ulcer Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Skin ulcer

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Skin ulcer may include:

  • Oral pain reliever
  • Arsenicum homeopathic remedy
  • Carbo vegetabilis homeopathic remedy
  • Hepar sulph homeopathic remedy
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Stories from Users for Skin ulcer

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Skin ulcer: Animations

Medications or substances causing Skin ulcer:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Skin ulcer as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Skin ulcer: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Skin ulcer may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Skin ulcer

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Skin ulcer: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Skin ulcer

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Skin ulcer: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Definitions of Skin ulcer:

Lesion on the surface of the skin produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Skin ulcer

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

How Common are these Causes of Skin 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 Skin ulcer. Of the 38 causes of Skin ulcer that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 33 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin ulcer:

The following list of conditions have 'Skin 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Skin ulcer:

The following list of medical conditions have Skin ulcer or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Skin ulcer Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Skin ulcer:

    Subtypes of Skin ulcer:

    Pressure sore (4 causes), Decubitus ulcers (16 causes), Weals (156 causes), Scabbing skin (3 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Skin ulcer:

    Skin lesion (422 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Skin ulcer:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Marjolin ulcer, Venous ulcer, Arterial ulcer, Tuberculous ulcer, Rodent ulcer, Basal cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, Erythema marginatum, Syphilis, Herpes

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    Medical News summaries about Skin ulcer

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Skin ulcer

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