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Hard lump on septum

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Possible Polyp: May be a nasal polyp. You should have it looked at to make sure it's nothing worse.
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
See Dr ASAP: What ever is causing your symptoms it's likely that picking at it will cause infection, if the area is not already infected. Various conditions, inclu... Read More
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
White septal lesion: If you are picking the nasal septum frequently, you can actually expose the underlying cartilage which has a white color to it. Thus, I do not suggest... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
As above: These things r difficult to be judged without evaluation. It seems u do not trust u doctor , see another one for second opinion.
Dr. Julio Bordas
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hard neck mass: I agree with you. Deviated septum is not related to mass on neck and itching. I recommend a second opinion. Focus on the mass not the nasal septum. A ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Septum: A septum is a known cause of miscarriage. Get in and see your doctor and see if this can be removed. Hope this helps and good luck!
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Probably ok: Swelling not on the septum should resolve without treatment.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry 20 years experience
See a dentist : It is not easy to diagnose without a clinical exam but what your describing can be a severe dental infection that has reached the floor of your nose. ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chastain
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
?? Get a scan: Lots of possibilities. Lymph node, parotid salivary gland enlargement, benign lump like lipoma, remnant of tissues from embryologic development, etc. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Possibly: followup w/your surgeon As a general rule for my patients I say that 80% of swelling is gone after 2 weeks & 90% is gone after 2 months, but reall... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Depends: It depends on what the bump may be. Has it been there all your life? was it from after an injury to your nose? Or did it just appeared recently out ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t... Read More

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