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Allergic Salute (Persistent Upward Nose Rubbing)
Depends on cause: Nasal rubbing due to itching is often due to allergies. Allergies can cause inflamed tissues in the nose which can results in bleeding. Treatment of the nasal inflammation with prescription medication can improve both symptoms. Infections in the nose of sinuses could also cause rubbing or bleeding. ...Read more
Time: And treatment of the cause, rhinitis, see an allergist if you have access to one or an ENT, the crease itself will take time to fade after the symptoms are controlled and no more salutes, a dermatologist though can tell what to apply to help the area of hyper-pigmentation, good luck ...Read more
My ENT told me the crease on my nose is cause by rubbing my nose upwards with a tissue. Can I use wrinkle cream to get rid of it?
Identify the cause.: Something is causing it, probably something she is allergic to. An allergist should be able to pin it down. Meanwhile, the itching can be relieved with a non-sedating antihistamine such as Allegra (if she's older than 2) - but not benadryl, (diphenhydramine) which will just put her to sleep. ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my nose hurts from rubbing it with a tissue bc I have a cold what will stop making it burn?
I had balloon sinuplasty a little over a month ago. I was just rubbing my nose and heard crunching like that during the op. Is this cause for concern?
Probably not.: It takes form 6-8 weeks for complete healing. But if you are concerned, you should talk to the surgeon. ...Read more
Dark horizontal line on my nose from left to right.It kind of developed slowly during the years and now i see it more noticeable.No rubbing not itchy?
See a dermatologist: It is impossible to diagnose without being able to see it. Have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more
?allergy: It could be allergy so he should be evaluated to find the cause. ...Read more
No: Do not worry--it may cause a little burning feeling for a brief period of time. ...Read more
Allergy?: Rubbing the nose means irritation and with sneezing, the most likely explanation is an allergy, but it can be a cold. See yor pcp if this continues. ...Read more
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