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Lump inside nostril, scabs inside of nostril, painful, what could this be?

Lump inside nostril, scabs inside of nostril, painful, what could this be?

Scabs in nostril: It could be a localized infection like folliculitis around a hair follicle. A little antibacterial ointment for a few days may help resolve it. If it persists have your nose evaluated. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

Nasal Vestibulitis: This is not an uncommon problem. Just inside the nose, there are a number of small hairs called vibrissae. Because they are hair follicles that can get inflamed or infected and can be quite sore. Usually requires a prescription antibiotic ointment. You should see your doctor to make sure that's what it is and to get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Hard bump inside my mouth on jaw line?

Hard bump inside my mouth on jaw line?

Lump in mouth: This needs to be evaluated. It can be evaluated by your primary physician. Your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Feels like pimple or something inside upper left side of my nose. Outside slightly swollen. Headache.

Feels like pimple or something inside upper left side of my nose. Outside slightly swollen. Headache.

Could indeed be a : Pimple (sebaceous cyst). Swelling goes along with this; headache is likely random and unrelated. See your family md or an ENT doc if this doesn't pop on its own. If persists see doc for checkup. ...Read more

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Painful red lump on inside of nose?

Painful red lump on inside of nose?

Vestibulitis: The most common cause of a painful red lump on the inside of the nose is vestibulitis, which is an infection of the hair follicles of the inside skin of the nose where the hairs grow. The treatment is oral antibiotics, an antibiotic cream and careful cleaning. This should be examined by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Red swollen tip of nose is feverish when touched. Painful swollen nostril?

Red swollen tip of nose is feverish when touched. Painful swollen nostril?

Nasal Vestibulitis: When the tip of the nose is painful, red and swollen, it is often due to infection of the tip of nose where the small hairs on the inside of the nose are involved. This is a form of folliculitis or infection of these small nasal hairs. It often requires treatment, but the best form of treatment is a topical antibiotic ointment. You'll need to see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Bump that hurts on my tongue?

Bump that hurts on my tongue?

The word "bump".: Most bumps on the tongue are taste buds. But, something that is painful must be addressed. But, the word 'bump' is not in any way descriptive enough to base a valid medical answer for you. Can you describe this better? ...Read more

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Feel lump on rt side of nostril crevice where it meets cheek. can't see it. Hurts to touch or scrunch my nose. Reaccuring. Pimple? Sinus cancer?

Duration?: Sounds like a small furuncle (boil) in the melolabial crease. Depending on the duration of symptoms, time and warm compresses may help. Persistent symptoms may warrant a physician visit and antibiotics or biopsy. ...Read more

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My ear hurts really bad, inside and out. The tragus hurts,my ear feels like its blocked, it hurts to pull on the earlobe, the surrounding area hurts?

My ear hurts really bad, inside and out. The tragus hurts,my ear feels like its blocked, it hurts to pull on the earlobe, the surrounding area hurts?

Go to urgent care/MD: The symptoms you describe are likely related to an external ear infection most likely and possible middle ear infection. These are best treated with a good examination and possible cleaning of the ear canal, ear drops, and to avoid water in the ear. You should go to your local urgent care, your primary physician or see an ENT doctor as soon as possible to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hurt 2 touch crevice where nostril meets cheek. sometimes feel lump. hurts when scrunching nose too. Cant C it. Nasocopy nrmal in March. Cacner? zit?

Hurt 2 touch crevice where nostril meets cheek. sometimes feel lump. hurts when scrunching nose too. Cant C it. Nasocopy nrmal in March. Cacner? zit?

Doubt cancer based: on your description. It could be an inflamed sebaceous cyst, which is common in that area. If it swells up from time to time or gets a little red, then recedes, it is likely an inflamed skin cyst of some kind. These are essentially a deep acne cyst. Don't poke or squeeze it. Try to have your doctor look at it when it is sore or tender. It might be easier to diagnose then. ...Read more

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My left nostril is always swollen inside?

Have it evaluated: You should have your physician examine the area to rule out a medical condition that can be treated. ...Read more

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Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Shingles?: If there is more than one bump (check in ear canal and behind ear lobe: very likely this could be shingles. Other viruses like coxsackie can cause this too. Of course bacterial infection cold do the same. ...Read more

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Inside my penis hurts when I cough?

Inside my penis hurts when I cough?

See below: Very unusual symptom so mechanism not clear. If you otherwise have no other pain elsewhere except in the penis when coughing and no noticeable symptoms with either urination or ejaculation, I can only speculate that coughing is associated with some tightness or spasm of the pelvic floor muscles in the vincinity of the prostate gland leading to "referred" pain felt in the penis??? ...Read more

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Front of throat on the butterfly shaped bumps, hurts to the touch. Area hurts when cough, feels like swallow lump. What could it be? Ent help?

Front of throat on the butterfly shaped bumps, hurts to the touch. Area hurts when cough, feels like swallow lump. What could it be? Ent help?

Thyroiditis?: You may have thyroiditis - inflammation of the thyroid. It usually goes away on its own, but sometimes temporarily needs medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose for past 2 years and sometimes it hurts?

I have a bump inside my nose for past 2 years and sometimes it hurts?

Probably time to: get it checked by your physician or an ENT specialist. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose for the past two years and sometimes it hurts what is it?

I have a bump inside my nose for the past two years and sometimes it hurts what is it?

I do not know: Without an exam I really cannot tell what it is. best for you to see an ENT dr. since it has been 2 years. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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5 months ago I got hit by a golf ball in the nose but It just hurt for a second and it was fine. It was just an underhand toss. I realized it after two weeks that i have a tiny bump I had never seen before. Its like a bone but only on the right side of my

5 months ago I got hit by a golf ball in the nose but It just hurt for a second and it was fine. It was just an underhand toss. I realized it after two weeks that i have a tiny bump I had never seen before. Its like a bone but only on the right side of my

Should be fine: Doesn't sound like you need to worry about this. Even if it is related to the golf ball incident, there's nothing that needs to be done. If you're worried about something else, see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

Intranasal bump: Hello. It is hard to determine what to do about your problem because it's impossible for us to know exactly what your " bump" actually is. It could be an inferior septal spur, a polyp, a turbinate, a cyst, could be any number of possibilities. My point being; it is best to see your ENT physician who will determine exactly what you are referring to and what therapy is needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bump inside my nose?

What does it mean  when I have a bump inside my nose?

Stop Picking!: Tiny bumps in the nose are common, and nearly all arise from one cause: picking. More precisely, excessive attention to nasal hygiene -- blowing the nose, cleaning it out with tissues, trying to remove all debris -- results in tiny scabs, forming over sore and healing areas, to be removed. This, then, keeps them from healing and eventually the body replaces the scab with scar: the bump! ...Read more

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Anything i can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Anything i can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Vestibulitis is ...: An infection that occurs in the hair bearing area inside the nose. This usually starts as a tender area on the nasal tip or inside. It can progress to an abscess and even involve the entire nose and midface. Keep the area clean, keep the fingers out and use Bacitracin ointment 3x/day around the vestibule. See a doctor if it progresses. ...Read more

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Bump forming inside my nose after piercing. What do I do?

Bump forming inside my nose after piercing. What do I do?

Septal piercing?: Perichondritis can occur with septal piercing. Keloid scar may develop with piercing. Recommend evaluation by dermatologist at this time. ...Read more

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I have a few red itchy bumps inside my nose. Is this hsv1?

I have a few red itchy bumps inside my nose. Is this hsv1?

Possibly: Very possibly. The early you institute treatment, the better response. There are a couple of prescription antivirals that work well. Also come OTC topicals that work less well. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose. What can I use to get rid of it?

Intranasal bump: Hello, the bump inside your nose should be evaluated by your doctor. It's hard to make specific recommendations for an unknown condition. You may be describing a septal spur, a normal cartilage, an infectious condition or a neoplasm. See your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have "kernels" inside my nose that are extremely painful. These bumps are in between the skin and never come to a head. They make it hard to breathe?

I have "kernels" inside my nose that are extremely painful. These bumps are in between the skin and never come to a head. They make it hard to breathe?

Nasal Vestibulitis: If these "kernels" occur right around the nostril openings, it can be a small infection of the nostril hair follicles called nasal vestibulitis. These can be painful and tender bumps from an infected hair follicle. The best treatment and prevention for this is to try bactroban or Mupirocin 2% ointment in the nostrils two to three times a day. ...Read more

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While I was cleaning it had a red bump inside my nose where the pierce is but it doesn't bother me, it bleed easily since I accidentally remove it?

While I was cleaning it had a red bump inside my nose where the pierce is but it doesn't bother me, it bleed easily since I accidentally remove it?

Infection or scab: might be getting a littrle infection at the peircing spot if a scab or sore, bleeding is from the small blood vessel or cappilarry that is prevelant in the area, just a wick of cotton with some petroleum jelly to avoid sticking and press on it will stop the bleed in a minute or so then you can pull the wick out. if gets worse will need an antibiotic, , might use over the counter antibiotic ointmen ...Read more

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Does smoking cause white bumps in nose or swollen nasal passage of red plushy thing, nose is dry too ?

Does smoking cause white bumps in nose or swollen nasal passage of red plushy thing, nose is dry too ?

Ans: Well smoking can lead to sinus issues and this sounds like what you may have. You can try steaming but you sound like might have an infection so perhaps best to see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a cluster of bumps in nose and on forehead, doesn't look like acne. What can I do?

I have a cluster of bumps in nose and on forehead, doesn't look like acne. What can I do?

You can schedule an: Appointment with your dermatologist. Definitive diagnosis is needed to determine tx plan. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms a sign of more than likely?: white bumps in nose, sores in mouth; burning rectum

What are these symptoms a sign of more than likely?: white bumps in nose, sores in mouth; burning rectum

Diagnosis: There is no way to make a diagnosis on the internet. You are going to have to bite the bullet and see a doctor. ...Read more

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29f few bumps in nose. Have grown into large white masses over a week. Swollen lymph, small patchy rashes, lower back pain. Should I be seen?

29f few bumps in nose. Have grown into large white masses over a week. Swollen lymph, small patchy rashes, lower back pain. Should I be seen?

Nasal polyps?: I'm having some trouble visualizing your description, but maybe you have nasal polyps? Regardless, a physician needs to evaluate you and examine the nose. Enlarging mass in the nasal cavity should be seen, particularly in the context of changing lymph nodes, should be seen. I suspect nasal polyps and/or infection may be the cause and both require treatment. ...Read more

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Is there an std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Is there an std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Here are some...: What presented is not enough to derive a right Dx. And how to figure out what might cause all your reported symptoms requires collecting detailed history, conducting proper physical exam, & giving reasonable tests as needed. Then how? Please follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Dco for right Dx / Rx... ...Read more