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Extra Skin Growth Inside Nostril
I have several raised skin growth inside my nostril-on the bridge side. Feels exactly like a booger but I can't remove it out. Pick nose prior to this?
Try aquaphor on: Cotton tip applicator, if doesn't work you need to see ENT ...Read more
What is used on a large skin cancer removal wound (nose) that is healing naturally to help with new skin growth and/or for there to be less scarring?
Ask the DR!!!!!: Was it a MOHS procedure? Graft? Sutures? Dressing? Forget about magic pills or vitamins to reduce scars: they are bogus claims. Usually WATER is best for routine cleaning. Keep it lubricated with vaseline or Aquaphor. Bacitracin and neosporin are useless. Worse, they are common sensitizers which may cause allergic reactions and interfere with wound healing. Your surgeon MUST have carefully instruc ...Read more
I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?
Red rash around nose: Dry, red, itchy rash around nose could be seborrheic dermatitis or perioral dermatitis. They are treated differently. Topical steroid creams that help seborrheic dermatitis would make perioral dermatitis significantly worse. Heavy moisturizers can make perioral dermatitis worse too. It is usually treated with topical rosacea meds and oral antibiotics. Please see dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
My right nostril sometimes bleed first thing in the morning or throughout the day when I'm bending my head over, what could be the issue?
Nasal irritation?: This or allergies can cause bleeding. The inside of the nose can be very dry. The nose will bleed more when head is in down position. It is not uncommon early in AM Do you pick your nose or blow hard? Try some petroleum jelly in the nose both sides at night and see if this will help to stop the AM bleeding. If your nose is irriated or itchy then will need to see ENT. ...Read more
A small bump between the nostrils about pin head size and 1mm tall. It is shaped like a pin point point. Was painless but now hurting. What is it?
Cyst: This may be a small inclusion cyst I was suggest you try applying some moist heat but the condition should settle itself eventually without doing anything else ...Read more
About 14 years ago I was in a store. When things begin to fall off the shelve and hit my head. Since then my right nostril bleeds. On and off. Why?
Nose?: If you remember, did any of those things hit your nose? If there was a break of the bridge or septum of the base of the nose, there could be a vascular angulation that would be prone to bleeding from pressure. You may want to get an Xray of the nasal bones to see if there's an old fracture. ...Read more
I have a small, skin coloured bump on the outer edge of my right nostril. Had it approx. 18 months? Bleeds when picking it. What could it be? I'm 28
Likely benign: Some form of trigeminal irritation of a terminal nasal nerve branch which is hypersensitive for any number of reasons & activates the trigeminovascular system of the brainstem in the mildest of ways to produce what could be interpreted as a very subtle "knock on the door" of what under other scenarios could become a migraine headache. If you don't have headaches I'd just watch this for now. ...Read more
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
My right nostril is stuffy and the right side of my head hurts. It's been a couple of days. What to do?
Sinus infection?: Sounds like sinus problems with pressure in the sinuses. It may even be infected and give little other signs. ...Read more
I held one nostril and blew my nose too hard and it made my head hurt for a minute but now it feels ok. Do you think I'm fine?
I do: I think you are going to be fine. Appears your pain was transient and is now gone. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi, I have the inner first part of one of my nostrils sore like the first layer of skin peeled. Can I put any ointment, as it's been a month now?
Olive oil: Not evidence based medicine, but it is very effective. You need to moisten the inside of my sore nostrils with an olive oil. Apply gently on a cotton swab before going to bed. ...Read more
After I took oxyelitepro just 1 pill not more now my head feels tight and one of my nostril block alternative for 2 months what could be going on!
I have loads of little black dots under my skin on my nose, around my nostrils and my chin, I've tried everything to getnrud and nothing can you help?
I have a pimple in my nostril should I be concerned. I've had it a couple days and now it looks like a white head. In afraid it's something serious.
Watch & wait: It is unlikely to be any thing serious. Keep an eye on it. Do not try to pop it. If it bleeds, gets bigger, interferes with breathing, it would be time to see a doctor. ...Read more
The small skin coloured papule on the side of my nostril does not get bigger but when scratfhed it does bleed and won't go away. What could this be?
Unusual growth: At your age, there are a lot of reasons for things to appear on the face including acne, enlarged pores, etc. You may have a simple skin tag there that is excess skin that protrudes like a tag. It would bleed if traumatized. Get to a doc and have them remove it. It is simple and fairly painless procedure that will end your worries. ...Read more
For the last 2 or 3 years on the inside of my left nostril I have had hard dry skin. I have been peeling. What can I use as inside noseis soreandruns?
The nostrils, if your finger was inside your nose, will the skin stretch and will your nostril be a different shape?
NO: But it is socially unacceptable to spend much time with your finger up your nose. ...Read more
Right side of face is tender & fore head is tender, right nostril is stopped up and right stop up sometimes. And neck hurt?
See your doctor: You should see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
I have a cold, and when my right nostril is blocked the right side of my head gets a massive migraine. Same for the left. Why?
Nose block is common and its temporary.
u don't have migraine as it seems acute sinusitis- no drainage of sinus and so it will get inflamed
one sided pain for one sided maxillary sinusitis is common. More severe blockage in cold can give severe pain. Take STEAM TAKE ANALGESIC OR ANTIBIOTIC AS YOUR E N T, MD ADVISES ...Read more
I seem to have dry skin round the nostrils of my nose and sometimes it goes red and inflamed. I was wanting to know what causes it?
Hi. My left nostril feels like there's a tiny pebble in the tip of it and the left side of my head/brain is tingly? Is this just a sinus issue?
Issue?: This IS an issue and should be evaluated by an ENT specialist. ...Read more