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I had a cold this past week that I'm just getting over. Now, I notice I have a little hard lump at the tip of my nose inside my right nostril. it's painful to touch but if left alone pain will go away, I'm worried what this could be?

I had a cold this past week that I'm just getting over. Now, I notice I have a little hard lump at the tip of my nose inside my right nostril. it's painful to touch but if left alone pain will go away, I'm worried what this could be?

An infection: I suspect that this is from a bacterial infection (likely staph) which was likely introduced when you picked or blow your nose when you had the cold. See your doctor who may Rx you a topical antibiotic ointment for the lesion. Although your body may eventually fight it off , it may also spread if left untreated. ...Read more

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I have a small white hard lump in my right nostril ?

I have a small white hard lump in my right nostril ?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump growth on one nostril, could it be cancer?

I have a hard lump growth on one nostril, could it be cancer?

It would be unlikely: Because of your age alone, it would be unlikely. However, you should see your physician to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a hard very sore lump in my right nostril, what could it be?

May be a Polyp: Need to see an ENT specialist to examine. It may be a benign polyp or some other mass. It's hard to say without being seen and examined- evaluated. ...Read more

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There is a hard lump up my left nostril. Was wondering what it could beans if this is the cause to my constant sinusitis and headache.

There is a hard lump up my left nostril. Was wondering what it could beans if this is the cause to my constant sinusitis and headache.

Nasal obstruction: This needs to be looked at by an ENT doctor. You may have a pseudocyst, foreign body, tumor, or other form of partial obstruction to sinus drainage. That will, if present, cause sinusitis and headache. Go and get seen . Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump on the bottom inside my Right nostril. Help?

I have a small painful lump on the bottom inside my Right nostril. Help?

Probably: folliculitis, but infections inside of nose can spread rapidly to cavernous sinus and brain. You need to see a doctor to determine if you need to be on an antibiotic. ...Read more