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cancer inside nostril

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
ENT cancer at 26: It would be very rare to have an ENT cancer at your age. There are many benign condition that you may have. See your doctor and have this worked up. ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Variable looks: Like most cancers, it is a growth that does not belong there. The tumor tends to grow, ulcerate and sometime start bleeding. it will look fleshy but h ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Sudden pain is almost never the first symptom of cancer. You are too young for cancer to be likely at all. If you have pain that does not improve, s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be. See ENT: It could certainly be a cancer, akthough it could be something else like polyps etc. Go to see an ear, nose and throat ( ent( and have it examined th ... Read More
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Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It would be unlikely: Because of your age alone, it would be unlikely. However, you should see your physician to have it checked out.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Trauma: Nasal trauma/picking is a common cause of this problem. Also oxymetazoline (Afrin) overuse may result in septal erosion as well as intranasal drug us ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Treat as sinus infection. If doesn't get better see doctor.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: There are many causes of blood staining of the nostrils, and most are not cancer. See an ENT and they can tell you the cause.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably not: You are 27 years old and it is unlikely that you have cancer of the nose or the skin. You should, however, have this looked at by a health care profes ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: It is unlikely that your symptoms are due cancer in the nose. However, you may wish to see an ENT specialist who may cauterize the area responsible fo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Folliculitis: This is usually from an infection of a hair follicle inside the nostril. Keep your fingers out of your nose. Use a water based gel to keep your nose ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Nasal Sores: Sores in the nose can cause a discomfort and pain. They can be scaly, crusty and can bleed when picked at. Nasal sores can be caused due to bacteria, ... Read More
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