A 32-year-old female asked:
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i want to see a specialist because my nose keeps getting dry and cracks and then i get mrsa in my nose. what type of doctor should i see.

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
An ENT: would probably be the best choice.
Answered on Mar 9, 2015
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MRSA in the nasal passages may lead to pneumonia. If you have any respiratory symptoms then a follow up visit is indicated.
Nov 16, 2014
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Ear, Nose & Throat: Specialist is who you need to see. They should be able to both diagnose your condition and put you on the path towards recovery.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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