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How Can I Stop Getting A Sore Nose When Wearing Glasses
Eye glasses make a sore on the bridge of my nose that has been there for years and won't get well. What can I do?
Evaluation needed: Glasses should fit comfortably although some with nose pieces may impress a sort of trench on the site of contact. But the area should not be swollen, crusty or painful. First check with the optician who made the glasses and see if the fit is way off. Then check with your ophthalmologist so the lesion can be diagnosed as that is an area where skin cancer can occur. ...Read more
The nose piece on my eye glasses made a sore on the bridge of my nose that has been there for years, and won't get well. What do I need to do?
See your physician: Any time you have a sore or lesion that is not healing quickly as expected you should see your physician to have it evaluated. It is important to make sure it's not infected or something dangerous like a skin cancer. Your overall health and nutrition status will also affect your wound healing. ...Read more
Patience: You probably have a bruise on the bridge of the nose. Assuming that the vision is fine, there are no cuts or anything which might endanger the eye, and the nose is not fractured, then you just have to wait it out. Ice for a couple of days and then it will get better. A modest pain reliever might help like tylenol (not Aspirin as it can stimulate bleeding.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dark marks on my face that I just can't get rid of. They are mostly near both sides of my nose due to wearing glasses. What can I do?
Ecchymosis: If the marks are in fact due to constant pressure from the glasses, you will need to consider changing your glasses, using contacts or giving your skin as much rest as possible and changing the rest position of the glasses often. You can also try applying Arnica lotion you can get from health store (GNC, Whole foods, etc.) since it may be due to ecchymosis rather than PIH. ...Read more
For years, the left nose piece on my glasses would cause a open sore on my nose. Now, I have had glasses that the nose piece doesn't rub the bridge of?
I have a very sore bump on the side of my nose. Does not appear to have any exudate, just raised and very touchy. Right where glasses sit .
Painful papule: Try using benzoyl peroxide acne products on it or antibiotic ointment after washing throroughtly. If this doesn't help and you have a history of significant sun exposure, please visit your primary care physician or dermatologist. I do not have information about your current age, which helps with differential diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a cyst come up on the outside, in the middle of my nose. I know it isn't a zit, becuase I can move it. It does become sore when my glasses slide down on it. What causes this? Does it have to be removed?
No: It has no affect.Get a more detailed answer ›
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