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Abscess In Nostril
I have an abscess inside my nose. Very sore and painful. Not 'acne', possibly staph. So large it takes up 1/2 nostril. What should I do?
Get to the Doctor: Go see your doctor and get this dangerous situation evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
I have an abcess on the middle part of my nose inside left nostril and I have a history of mrsa what should I do?
I have a boil just inside my right nostril. It's making my whole right side hurt and my right eye is blurry. What should I do for it?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Nasal obstruction: Greetings. Nasal blockage that comes on suddenly (as I suspect in your case) is usually a result of allergies or possibly a virus. Recommendation would be to consider Afrin nasal spray as directed for no longer than 5 consecutive days. This should help to resolve your blockage. If this doesn't resolve this problem, then see your ENT doctor. ...Read more
Not that I know of: but what it can do is cause the nasal septum, the piece of cartilage that separates the left and right nostrils, to deteriorate, ultimately develop a hole and potentially collapse, causing the nose to flatten. It can cause nosebleeds and sinus infections, as well as all the systemic problems - heart attack, stroke, paranoia, aggression, depression etc. If this is you, get help with stopping now. ...Read more