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A 25-year-old male asked:

skin around eyes and nose area tightens and blocks breathing?

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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Scleroderma? : Is this a new finding.. Please have your doctor check out for possible scleroderma.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Not accurate: I doubt the skin around the nose is tightening occluding the nasal passages they are bony. What may be happening is the mucous membranes inside your passages are swelling . I would see an ENT about why this is happening.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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