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I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

Nose Knows: Does it hurt? Is there surrounding redness? Have you had any trauma to the nose? It you have no other symptoms, it could just be a prominent medial crural footplate (nasal cartilage). If it hurts, drains pus or gets bigger, you may want to get it checked out by an ENT doctor. Importantly, don't mess with it. If it is a normal structure, manipulation with your finger can lead to an infection. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

Need exam..: Difficult to say with your description. Would need to be evaluated by a physician in person to determine etiology. Could be nasal polyp, swollen turbinate, or other growth. See your doctor for a more comprehensive physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

Nasal lesion: A common lesion is Squamous Papilloma ( wart) and it tends to enlarge with time. See an ENT doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

See your PCP: for consultation. She/he may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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I had a bump on the inside of my right nostril the tip of it was white. while blowing my nose i popped the white. bump is still there and is painful?

I had a bump on the inside of my right nostril the tip of it was white. while blowing my nose i popped the white. bump is still there and is painful?

Pop!GoesTheNostril: Sounds like it was a little pimple or infected hair follicle (doncha just love them nose hairs?). So you blew the top off and out came the pus. Yummy. But there's still infection there.It's still swollen, but will go down with time. Just don't pick at it,apply a thin smear of antibiotic ointment and then hope for the best. But if it starts getting worse, get it checked out. That's a sensitive area ...Read more

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I have a small white bump on my right upper conner eyelid like closer to my nose .It has been their for awhile .Dosent hurt unless pressure .

I have a small white bump on my right upper  conner  eyelid  like closer to my nose .It has been their for awhile  .Dosent hurt unless pressure .

See your doctor: This type of bump is usually a benign condition, such as a skin tag or blocked oil gland. An eye doctor or dermatologist can evaluate it for you and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

Inflamed pinguecula: You may have had a pinguecula (a white /tan bump on the white of the eye related to sun exposure /allergies/ and other irritants) that is now inflamed. If the eye is red and painful you should get an eye exam to determine the exact cause and etiology of your pain ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

BLEPHARITIS V STY: Based on symptoms it may be blepharitis vs STYE . Warm compresses will help. But you need to be examined it may require topical and oral antibiotics. If it is a STYE it may need to be injected or removed. ...Read more