A 18-year-old male asked:
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i have a hard white bump on the inside of my left nostril. it doesn't hurt unless i touch is and it's been there for a while. what might it be?

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Dr. Kent Willyard
22 years experience Family Medicine
Folliculitis?: It sounds like folliculitis, which is basically an infected hair follicle. You would need to have a doctor take a look in order to confirm, however.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Needs to bechecked: It should be checked by your dentist or your primary care doctor as it may be a small abscess and you may need prescription for Antibiotics
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Dr. William Haehl
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? infection: You may have an infection inside your nose causing the pain and swelling. You do not want to let this go. Please see your doctor.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
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ENT doc: See an ENT doc for examination/recommendations.

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