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Hard Skin Inside Nostril
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?
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?
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
Hello I have a hard bump in my right nostril on the inside . My whole right side of my nose is swollen and hurts to touch my nose and my nose feels hard and it's giving me a head ache also the pain is starting to move near my eye and cheek it's giving me
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?
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
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.
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