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A 17-year-old male asked:

i was rubbing my nose alot, now one side of bridge feels a bit tender. nose looks normal, nose bones feel stable, there is no bleeding. what is this?

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Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Vaseline: Probably a minor abrasion from all the rubbing. Possibly irritated some follicles. Some Vaseline might help.

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Last updated Nov 15, 2015

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