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What can I do to control nose rubbing and bleeding?

What can I do to control nose rubbing and bleeding?

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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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How do I cure the nasal crease also known as alergic salute?

How do I cure the nasal crease also known as alergic salute?

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

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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?

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?

In addition: To the other answers, this may be a so-called "bunny line", which is a wrinkle that happens in the upper part of the nose with "squinching". If that's the case, Botox works really well to eliminate it. ...Read more

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What can I do to control my daughter's nose itching and rubbing?

What can I do to control my daughter's nose itching and rubbing?

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

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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?

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?

URI: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection (a "cold"). Rest, fluids, time and symptomatic care usually take care of it. You can use otc medications . Your pharmacist can help you to choose the right medications. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My toddler is constantly sneezing and rubbing his nose the past 3 days.?

My toddler is constantly sneezing and rubbing his nose the past 3 days.?

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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