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  • n. Plural form of ulcer.


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  • But again, the cost in ulcers is often too high to bother fighting them.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Secret Project #2 (never yet mentioned, and probably soon to be canceled by me because the cost in ulcers is too high) had more disappointments today.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • The only real way to deal with such ulcers is to wrap the affected area in what's known as Unna Boots -- gauze bandages soaked in either zinc oxide paste, or a blend of zinc oxide paste and calamine lotion; the later is what I have.

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  • The cause of most stomach ulcers is a perfect example.

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  • Sores/wounds on the foot are called "ulcers" and often a strong indicator of advanced diabetes that occur when with sensory and/or circulation problems.

    Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.: Beware of the Diabetic Heart Attack of the Foot

  • I held out for 17 months of hellish breastfeeding of my daughter (skin ulcers on my nipples!

    Shame And The Mom: A Boob Story | Her Bad Mother

  • It can lead to problems with strictures at the bottom of your esophagus, so you may have difficulty eating and ulcers, which is something that a lot of people suffer from as well.

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2007

  • If you are at risk of developing ulcers, that is, you have had gastrointestinal problems in the past, are elderly, or smoke, your doctor may consider putting you on misoprostol as a preventive measure.


  • Arthritis, typically caused by a breakdown of cartilage, is often treated with anti-inflammatory medicines, but side effects such as ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding can be an issue with some medicines.

    New Remedies Approach

  • The stress which Bill can work off with a round of golf or a quiet cigar with an intern, Polsky said, actually eats away at his dog, causing-and I'm quoting here - "an inner conflict" and "psychosomatic disorders such as ulcers or colitis."

    Dog's Worst Friend


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