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One nostril bigger than other

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kate Erwin
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ER: Take your baby to your doctor or emergency room to have candy extracted. Trying to extract it yourself may make it worse.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Should be OK..: Blowing too hard and injure the nasal cavities or even pop the eardrums...But gentle blowing to clean out the goo should be fine...
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Cool mist: Place an ultrasonic ("cool mist") vaporizer by bedside to help moisturize and open up nasal passage ways. Use extreme caution of using steam vaporizer... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 50 years experience
? Deviated septum: You have two nostrils. Between them is the nasal septum. If one nostril is bigger a little nasal swelling can block only the smaller one. A deviated n... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Nasal cycle : Asymmetry. If your left nostril becomes congested when on your left side and switches to the right when you turn over, you have exaggerated asymmetry... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
A bit unusual: Generally, nasal swelling will switch sides so that one side is more congested, but the side that is more congested alters. If congestion is due to l... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
Head & Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Surgery?: I would try medicine first. Allergies can congest the nose. If you have less room on that one side, it may plug up while the other side stays ok. Y... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
You would need: an assessment (possibly by ENT) to figure this one out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Deviated septum: It would require and examination to be certain, however, a likely explanation is a deviated nasal septum, a common variation in the anatomy of the nos... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyas Othman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Get ENT exam: Can be related to a variety of things, including but not limited to nasal septum deviateion, nasal polyps or other nasal condition, recommend to see a... Read More
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