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What causes scabs in nose

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Dry: Most of the time, the nose is crusty because it is dry. See an ENT for exam. Simple measures to help include nasal saline mist or nasal gel. Other pr... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Dry: Dry nasal passages. Low humidity. Picking nose. Certain drying meds (allergy). Diseases (Sjogren's). Try humidifier at home, increase water intake, ap... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ketan Desai
Allergy and Immunology 36 years experience
Possibly: All nasal steroids, including nasonex, (mometasone) can lead to bleeding. Take a break or use intermittently, such as every other day. Break should b... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Rash: It would have been helpful to see it. Depending on when it appeared it could be impetigo, herpes, measles to mention few possibilities. Consult a phys... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds a lot: like classic SEBORRHEA .. There is specific treatment for this problem..Over the counter DANDRUFF shampoo may be helpful.. Hope this is helpful! Dr... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: It is likely a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. Such cysts can rupture into the tissue or to the outside. It the cyst gets infected it could lea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 51 years experience
Infection/dryness: This may be due to an infection in the nasal vestibule, where hair is located, or may also be due to dryness. Best to see your otolaryngologist fof ex... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
No: Sounds like there might be two separate things going on.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Nose scab: Sometimes when the inside of our nose gets dry, you can get some breakdown and cracks in the fragile skin - that can cause irritation, mild bleeding a... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Urologist: I recommend consulting a urologist. It is likely that there is penile skin pathology of some kind in view of those recurrent signs.

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