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Popped pimple inside nose and started bleeding. In "Triangle of Death" what should I do. Should I be worried?

Popped pimple inside nose and started
 bleeding. In "Triangle of Death" what should I do. Should I be worried?

Don't worry: Have you been watching Dr Oz??? Anyways, don't worry. The fact that it started bleeding probably reduces your risk of infection rather than increase it, because the blood "washes" bacteria away from the break in the nasal passage. If your nostril starts to get sore or swell, turn red or any other sign of infection, then get on antibiotics right away. Just watch for signs of infection. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Having nosebleeds every 3rd day, pimple like object inside nose. Had same thing in 2011. What could cause these?

Having nosebleeds every 3rd day, pimple like object inside nose. Had same thing in 2011. What could cause these?

Periodic nosebleeds: Possible staph aureus colonization and bleeding from site of infection. Are you bleeding or bruising anywhere else? If not unlikely true bleeding problem. Pimple makes me think something more local/infectious. ...Read more

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I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a pimple-esque blemish on my nose?

How can I get rid of a pimple-esque blemish on my nose?

Blemish on Nose: First and foremost, have the spot checked by a dermatologist at your earliest convenience to ensure a pimple is what you're dealing with. You may be seeking treatment for something that is not a pimple. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this enormous pimple on my cheek by my nose?

How can I get rid of this enormous pimple on my cheek by my nose?

See dermatologist: This may require steroid injection or extraction but that needs to be done by a dermatologist. Attempting to remove it yourself by squeezing can leave behind a deep scar. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

How to get rid of a ingrown pimple inside my nose?

Vestibulitis: You can try over the counter antibiotic cream, but they very often do not work well. If you see your doctor, you can get a stronger treatment that will be more likely to work. Feel better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the pimple I have on my nose without using any creams?

How can I get rid of the pimple I have on my nose without using any creams?

Nasal pimple: My best advise is to see an aesthetician who can perform an extraction after prepping your skin. Alternatively a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may be able to inject an anti-inflammatory if appropriate. Good luck! ...Read more

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Get rid of pimples on forehead and blackheads on the nose ?

Get rid of pimples on forehead and blackheads on the nose ?

See derm: Your dermatologist can put you on a treatment program that will get rid of the lesions and keep them away, but you must stay on the treatment. Isotretinoin is the only treatment that might give you a permanent cure. ...Read more

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I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

I have a ingrown pimple under my nose. How do I get rid of it?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses over the nose should help to encourage drainage. If you see it spead, persist, or grow, it may need to be lanced or require antibiotics. See a doctor if it does not shrink soon. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on the inside of my nose, and i'm not sure how to get rid of it somewhat quickly and cheaply...How can I do this?

I have a pimple on the inside of my nose, and i'm not sure how to get rid of it somewhat quickly and cheaply...How can I do this?

Try bacitracin: You can try Bacitracin ointment inside your nostril several times a day for the next 2 days. If it helps keep using it, if not see your doctor as you might need abnormal antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have a cystic pimple on the side of my nose i don't know how to get rid of it?

I have a cystic pimple on the side of my nose i don't know how to get rid of it?

Pimple on nose: Do not squeeze it (can drive bacteria inward) apply warm compresses to bring to head & let open & drain naturally. Can also apply acne med like benzoyl peroxide &/or topical antibiotic. If large & have other pimples, see pcp/dermatologist for more extensive treatment to help prevent acne scars. ...Read more

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I have flat like bumps on my nose, it's kinda like a pimple that has been deflated, how would I get rid of that?

I have flat like bumps on my nose, it's kinda like a pimple that has been deflated, how would I get rid of that?

Nose lesion: I would see a dermatologist to make sure it is not a Basal Cell skin cancer, These often appear like a pimple that does not go away. ...Read more

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How can I get rid if small tiny pimples on my nose

Salicylic acid: Use products containing salicylic acid, glycolic acid. Biore strips. Have extractions done by derm or aesthetician. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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