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A 44-year-old female asked:

My nose has been painful for a few months from irritation inside both nostrils. there is swelling and scabs. i have tried numerous sprays. pls advise?

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Dr. Leanne Cantamessa
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S Aureus: The symptoms are typical of a local skin infection caused by the Staph Aureus bacteria. It is advisable to have this treated with appropriate antibiotic cream as you may be a carrier of the bacteria and can spread it to other sites.

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Last updated May 29, 2018

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