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What could cause weird nasal sores that cause pain and bleeding?

What could cause weird nasal sores that cause pain and bleeding?

Nasal vestibulitis: An infection of the lining of the nose can make it feel raw and bleed a bit. Use of nasal sprays sometimes causes these symptoms as well. The treatment is usually a prescription nasal ointment, mupirocin, and sometimes an antibiotic like doxycycline. Sometimes the infection is mrsa, (methicillin resistant staph aureus) which can be serious, and contagious. ...Read more

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What can cause clear mucus from sinus and nasal sores?

What can cause clear mucus from sinus and nasal sores?

Allergies: Given the time of year and the fact that your mucous is clear/white, you probably are having mild allergy symptoms or you could have caught a cold. Either way, rinse your nose with saline and you might want to try an anti-histamine. They are all over-the-counter. ...Read more

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What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

Bloody crusty sore: These are caused by bacterial infection, usually staph but can be sreptococcal as well.You need to see your doctor, get a culture done . It is treated with Bactroban Cream or ointment to be used locally and depending on the lesions you may need oral antibiotics. The condition is caused folliculitis. ...Read more

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I have sores in my nose that crust i've been told it could be bacterial. Could a bacterial infection cause enlarged lymph nodes ?

I have sores in my nose that crust i've been told it could be bacterial. Could a bacterial infection cause enlarged lymph nodes ?

See below: You are probably a nasal staphylococcus aureus carrier and have a bacterial shinitis. Nasal Bactroban Ointment and hibiclens soap showers and shampoos may help. Bacterial infections can cause enlarged lymph nodes in the area of lymphatic drainage from an infection. ...Read more

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What causes sores in your nose?

What causes sores in your nose?

Many causes: From dryness to infection. I would put some antibiotic ointment in your nostrils each day in the morning and evening, and see if it gets better in a week. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause sores in nose ?

Nasal sores: Sores in the nose could be caused by vitamin b deficiency, irritation (cocaine users) and infection. More common infections are caused by viruses (herpes) and and bacteria (staph, strep). ...Read more

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What causes sores in my nostrils. It's like something is eating away the skin in my nose. Help! ?

What causes sores in my nostrils.  It's like something is eating away the skin in my nose.  Help! ?

Be Seen!: You need a thorough physical exam by an ent. It might be something simple as a cellulitis or a complicated as an aggressive lymphoma which can cause destruction of the septum. But only a physical exam and biopsy( if necessary) will determine the cause of your symptoms. While you are waiting to be seen start with applying neosporin to your nose three times a day. But please be seen. ...Read more

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Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have sores in my nose could this cause enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and collar bone ?

I have sores in my nose could this cause enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and collar bone ?

Yes, but...: Sores in your nose can make your neck lymph nodes enlarged. But the lymph nodes above your collarbone are less likely to be enlarged from sores in your nose. These lymph nodes can be enlarged from something going on in your lungs, chest wall, thyroid, or mouth. Cancer of the lymph nodes (lymphoma) makes them rubbery and swollen but not painful. If these don't get better soon, see a doctor! ...Read more

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Can cause serious damage by picking your noset till it bleeds. I used to drugs 15 yrs ago but as it heals it blocks my nasal passagrs do I pick it.

Can cause serious damage by picking your noset till it bleeds. I used to drugs 15 yrs ago but as it heals it blocks my nasal passagrs do I pick it.

Rhinitis: You may be suffering from atrophic rhinitis from chronic drug use, try a saline nasal spray and a saline gel, both over the counter to lubricate your nose, improve your congestion and stop the bleeding. ...Read more