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Dr. Anver (Anwar) Motala
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Bactroban nasal : Bactroban nasal gel ( mupirocin) is good for nasal infections Alternatively Naseptin cream

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is recommended : That pimples not be popped. It is especially dangerous to pop a pimple in this location (the triangle of death) because it can lead to infection invo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Vaniver
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nose pimple: This may be a true "pimple", possibly caused by an ingrown nasal hair. It may also be a cold sore. Warm soaks may help. Avoid the temptation to pick. ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
This : This is a common location for acne, impetigo, or folliculitis. If it doesn't resolve on its own, treatment options would include topical antibiotics, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Rule out impetigo: Please visit a dermatologist for an exam. It sounds like you may or may not have impetigo. Gently wash the area with soap and water but avoid vigorous ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Watch & wait: It is unlikely to be any thing serious. Keep an eye on it. Do not try to pop it. If it bleeds, gets bigger, interferes with breathing, it would be tim ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm compresses: Warm compresses can help soothe the pain of a tender pimple in the nose. If it doesn't get better after a few days, et it checked by your physician.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
48 years experience Pediatrics
Heat and soak: Heat, warm soaks, would not poke or squeeze, allow to drain spontaneously.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Nasal swelling: Would follow up with doctor/dermatologist for antibiotics. For acne we usually give doxycycline but you can not be pregnant at the time. Sometimes t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
16 years experience Dermatology
Nostril bump: Generally, pimples inside the nostrils are painful/tender, while allergic reactions are itchy. Most likely, you have a pimple or an inflamed (+/- inf ... Read More
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