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Cracked Nostril Dry Sore
My nostril has been cracked now for over 6 months and will not heal. It is getting deeper and is very sore?
Gave up smoking 3 weeks ago now the inside of my nostrils are sore scant and dry. Is this due to quitting and what can I do and how long will it last?
Moisturizer: There are a variety of moisturizing agents you can use, including lubriderm, around the area of your upper lip and nostril. Increased humidification is important, particularly in winter when we are indoors with heating systems and very low humidity. If these do not help, would consult a dermatologist. Am not sure this is related to quitting, though. Congrats on a great decision - stay quit! ...Read more
I've had a sore in one nostril for a little over a week due to dry air (i believe). What would you recommend to do to help it heal?
Hi, i'm 17 and i've had dry, red skin hich can be sore and sometimes have spots with it just under my nostrils, what is this?
Back of right side of nostril becomes sore and feels dry and breathing causes so much distress, ENT dr didn't find much, please advice of possible causes?
Dry nose: Dryness of the nose is not that uncommon. I use neti pot nasal rinses that is a great way of moistening your nasal mucosa. It is also protective against colds, helps allergy symptoms, sinus infection, etc. It's a safe home procedure especially in light of normal ENT exam. ...Read more
There is a sore in the lower septum of r nostril (no bumps but just feel sore and dry) and have runny nose on the r side only. What should I do?
I wear a c-pape machine and sometimes i get a sore on one or both sides of my mouth and my mask just covers my nose and my nose and my nose get dry like a plastic coating around my nostrils.What can I buy to help heal the sores and make my nose stop hurti
This : This is a common problem i see with patients who use a c-pap. The proper treatment depends a bit on the exact location and clinical observation so i would recommend you consult a dermatologist. Sometimes i recommend Hydrocortisone cream with a thin layer of zinc oxide paste over that to help reduce inflammation and irritation. Other cases, just a little bit of vaseline. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Had sore red eyes few days n very watery but feel dry inside eyes also tired eyes. Also runny left nostril ? What is it an what will help
Corners of my eyes are dry and cracked as well as my feet and the bottom of my nose around the nostrils and my philtrum. I drink plenty of water. ?
Vestibulitis: We generally refer to this as vestibulitis. Most common cause is trauma to the tissues (picking your nose, wiping your nose with an abrasive paper towel, etc). If you get this, gently apply an antibacterial ointment (like bacitracin) to your nostrils several times a day and avoid trauma! if it does not get better in a few days, see your doctor to rule out other possible, serious problems! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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