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Bulbous Red Nose
Skin or cartilage...: The tip of the nose is composed of cartilage covered by skin. Patients with thick skin, naturally or from conditions like rosacea, will have bulkier nasal tips. Additionally, some people have naturally larger, thicker or stiffer cartilage and may also have bulbous tips. Most times, these noses can be corrected with rhinoplasty. Seek care from a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: If chronic and recurrent and made worse by sun exposure or alcohol or certain foods, it is likely rosacea. If acute or painful, it could be an infection called erysipelas which needs diagnosed and treated. The malar (facial) rash of lupus needs to considered. See your doctor or dermatologist. They can usually tell difference by looking. A picture is worth a thousand words! ...Read more
I have redness in the creases of my nose. No flakes or itch, just red. Can I use anything to help?
Today i rub my under my nose and recently i have Redness of the skin in this area THEN I USED ALFACORT CREAM A small amount for this area?
Today after applying my sunscreen, my nose became red,this redness gradually fades after 2 hrs, then I reapplied it again and redness appeared again!!
Sounds like a problm: This sounds like there is something in the sunscreen that your skin is sensitive to. Look at all the ingredients, there may be one fragrance or chemical that differs from other products you have used, and should be avoided. Consider doing a patch test (sample on bandaid applied to an out of the way area for a day) on any lotion or cream you use before applying it to your face. ...Read more