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Hard lump on septum

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Possible Polyp: May be a nasal polyp. You should have it looked at to make sure it's nothing worse.
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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 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
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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 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!
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
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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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology 23 years experience
Not cancer: Someone your age does not develop skin cancers or cancers of the nasal canal. While it can happen very rarely, these are not likely at all. Likely w... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Probably ok: Swelling not on the septum should resolve without treatment.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry 21 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
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chastain
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 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
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 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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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Sores in Nose: The white hard bumps could be milia which are superficial cysts under the skin. Sores in the nose are usually caused be a bacteria called staph. Presc... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See an ENT: it could be scarring or maybe an infection. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Deviated septum: Sometimes the nasal septum can be deviated so much that it constricts the nasal portion of the respiratory tract. But if that is truly the problem, th... Read More
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