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Lakewood, CA
A 32-year-old male asked:

I yanked out a few nose hairs yesterday with fingers now my left nostril feels sore & tender. not sure ingrown hair, pimple or trauma. how to treat it?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Most likely just: trauma, I would use topical antibiotic ointment just to protect against infection. Should resolve within a week, if not see your doctor
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