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Forward Tilting Nostrils (Overview)

Forward tilting nostrils are a clinical finding in which the nostrils are angled more upwards than normal, making them more able to be visualized from face on. This can occur in several inherited conditions.


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What does the smell of toast or smoke in the nostrils mean when there are not any odors in the room to cause the scent?

What does the smell of toast or smoke in the nostrils mean when there are not any odors in the room to cause the scent?

Couple things: Could be that you inhaled those substances recently and they just made their way to your smell receptors. You could also have an infection. Some infections will carry this odor which tend to be bacterial. Your doctor may treat you with an antibiotic. ...Read more

Forward Tilting Nostrils (Overview)

Forward tilting nostrils are a clinical finding in which the nostrils are angled more upwards than normal, making them more able to be visualized from face on. This can occur in several inherited conditions.


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One of my nostrils is always blocked , I don't have a cold, How do I treat this?

One of my nostrils is always blocked , I don't have a cold, How do I treat this?

Nose: if its new maybe allergic or a polyp. if its been there for awhile it may be a deviated septum. see an ent to check it out ...Read more

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For the last few years, one of my nostrils is always blocked, but they switch back and forth. It's not always the same one. How can I cure it?

For the last few years, one of my nostrils is always blocked, but they switch back and forth. It's not always the same one. How can I cure it?

Normal nostrils: The nose has bony ridges inside each nostril called turbinates that swell as a result of normal blood flow patterns. Turbinates help humidify the air you breath. The swelling alternates from left to right on a normal cycle (every few hours typically). It usually does not require treatment unless you also suffer from allergies or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Cellulitis on nostril treating w Oregano oil. Appeared yesterday. Will topical application work to clear up or do I need to ingest as well ?

Cellulitis on nostril treating w Oregano oil. Appeared yesterday. Will topical application work to clear up or do I need to ingest as well ?

See doctor: Cellulitis any where is a serious matter and on the face it is doubly serious. Oregano oil is not a treatment for cellulitis. Please see your doctor or go the hospital for a proper treatment. ...Read more

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Having intense itching inside of both nostrils. What could it be and any home treatment recommendations?

Having intense itching inside of both nostrils. What could it be and any home treatment recommendations?

Dryness: This time of year this is likely dryness. Another possibility is allergy. Try taking an antihistamine and using a saline nasal gel. If you are using anything directly in your nose like neosporin, stop, you're probably allergic to it. ...Read more

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I have this pinkish/reddish thing inside my left nostril it doesn't hurt but its hard when i touch it. What could it be and how do i get rid of it.?

Nasal polyp: It could be a nasal polyp which you'll see in the upper nostril coming down it also might be one of your turbinates which is part of the normal anatomy and they can look red and round. You could have a foreign body in your nose he would probably remember putting something up. Start with your PCP good Health ...Read more

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After taking 1 pill only of oxyelitepro im sick for almost 2 months my symptoms head pressure middle chest pain nostril blockage shat going on !

After taking 1 pill only of oxyelitepro im sick for almost 2 months my symptoms head pressure middle chest pain nostril blockage shat going on !

Bodybuilding: You must read the side effects of this very dangerous drug. It's being marketed as an aid to bodybuilding and loss of weight. Stop using it and consult your physician asap. Don't believe all the ads and quick remedies you see advertised. Trust your physician before the quacks. Thank you for asking. ...Read more

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How can I prevent collapsing nostrils etc?

How can I prevent collapsing nostrils etc?

Nostril collapse: Nostril collapse is most often secondary to over resection of cartilage during surgery. If this is what you are experiencing, additional nasal reconstruction can help you. ...Read more

Nostril (Definition)

Also called naris, is one of the 2 ...Read more