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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?

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?

Exam: First thing you need to do is have it examined . It could be simply a result of allergies or eczema or a sign of skin cancer to wegeners granulomatosis. See a doc ...Read more

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What causes a congested left nose nostril . Looks red inside and blocked as if its almost skin to skin contact(narrowing) also makes it hard to breath?

What causes a congested left nose nostril . Looks red inside and blocked as if its almost skin to skin contact(narrowing) also makes it hard to breath?

Septal deviation: A deviation can b congenital or acquired by injury. This can b corrected surgically by an ENT surgeon. Get in 2 c 1. ...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.?

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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I have a hard white bump on the inside of my left nostril. It doesn't hurt unless i touch is and it's been there for a while. What might it be?

Folliculitis?: It sounds like folliculitis, which is basically an infected hair follicle. You would need to have a doctor take a look in order to confirm, however. ...Read more

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Small solid white lump 1cm up inside nostril on skin. First noticed after rhinoplasty 10 years ago! What could it be?

Small solid white lump 1cm up inside nostril on skin. First noticed after rhinoplasty 10 years ago! What could it be?

Rhinoplasty Lump: You should consult with your rhinoplasty surgeon. Lumps after surgery can be from scar tissue, permanent sutures, cartilage grafts or just the new shape of your tip cartilage. If the lump is painless and not growing, then it is likely benign. However, any new lumps in the nose must be evaluated to insure it is nothing dangerous. The best person to do this is your rhinoplasty surgeon. ...Read more

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The nostrils, if your finger was inside your nose, will the skin stretch and will your nostril be a different shape?

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

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I have a cluster of small hard bumps on the edge of my left nostril aren't like spots r hard yellow inside Bleed If manage to get one.. What is this?

I have a cluster of small hard bumps on the edge of my left nostril aren't like spots r hard yellow inside  Bleed  If manage to get one.. What is this?

Bumps in nose: sounds like tiny sebaceous cysts that are forming - and if "popped" drain. You might try some topical over the counter antibiotic cream. However, MRSA can be colonized in the nose and requires a prescription antibiotic cream to erradicate. I would make an appointment with your doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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