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Enlarged Nose Alcohol
Zoloft (sertraline): Unheard of. Wondering if that would be a self-image issue, being distorted. ...Read more
Is it true that Zoloft (sertraline) causes a permanently enlarged nose in women after only two weeks?
Zoloft (sertraline): Not true.Get a more detailed answer ›
Blood: Drinking alcohol often causes a temporary reddening of the nose, especially in fair-skinned people. Alcohol dilates the small blood vessels, or the capillaries, allowing more blood to accumulate and making the nose look red. Chronic alcohol leads to permanent dilation of the blood vessels and a chronically red nose. ...Read more
No: Do not worry--it may cause a little burning feeling for a brief period of time. ...Read more
Nosebleed: One possibility is that during the alcohol binge you got into a fight, and someone punched you in the nose. Alcohol can also act like a blood thinner, causing your platelets to be less "sticky" and not clot well. This is apparently more common in male drinkers than women. If you drink often, you may even have less platelets, period. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh21-1/42.pdf. ...Read more
No: The exact cause of formation of keloid still a mystrey.There are some associated factors, eg, ethnicity, type of wound, individual prediliction, etc. ...Read more
I had a pimple on my nose, popped it with a needle, burned the needle and put it in alcohol, some black stuff from the needle got in the pimple should?
How is it now?: The black smoke residue from burning is not dangerous. I hoe I have understood your question. ...Read more
Ive had this sore near my nose for a while, i used alcohol swabs and its going down and so are my daily headaches, any connection or is it coincidence?
Probably coincidence: and your sore is "going down", BUT you are 55 so not too young for skin cancers, especially if you have been out in the sun a lot during your life. If the sore does not go completely away, you should be checked by a dermatologist. If the headaches return and continue you should be checked by a generalist. ...Read more
Stop drinking ..: Stop drinking so much. The veins on your nose are small things compared with your liver and overall health! ...Read more
I used to drink alcohol but I stopped now I have been feeling weak and bleeding from my nose what could be the problem?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
It seems i get little red blood spots on my nose after drinking alcohol, is it related? They go away in a few days. Why does this happen?
My brother had nose bleeds for 3 days then he had a seizure. They sat he was coming down from alcohol. Is this possible never had one ever before?
Absolutely: If he is a heavy drinker and then stops, then that is when a seizure is most likely to occur. ...Read more
Hi! My Nose is very plugged due the pollen allergy. I just wondered if it is safe to put 32 - 40% alcohol liquor into my nose with out making damage?
Ethanol and the nose: Ethanol is a toxic substance. Alcohol in drinks is very damaging to all parts of the human body, causing cancer, fatal liver disease, brain damage and death. The nasal mucosa is very delicate tissue and also absorbs drugs rapidly and well. You might lose your sense of smell and you would have severe nasal burning, as well as probably get intoxicated, perhaps die. DON'T EVER do this. NOT SAFE! ...Read more
Tiny sore pimple w/head inside nose bottom. Cleaned with alcohol on Q tip (held breath but could smell it for a few seconds anyhow). Tx? Muiprocin?
Itchy eyes: You may have an allergic response to the alcohol or a preservative in the alcohol. As long as you have no shortness of breath, it is ok to try some artificial tears, or an allergy drop such as zaditor (ketotifen) (over the counter). If symptoms persist, call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more