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Norfolk, VA
A 21-year-old female asked:

My middle nose nasal septum is red an swollen what can i use to help it go down can a saline nasal spray help of it touches it?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
There might be: an infection, perhaps folliculitis. Try Bactroban (mupirocin)
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