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Should i worry about a nose break with a child without swelling?

Should i worry about a nose break with a child without swelling?

Broken nose: If there is no breathing obstruction or nose bleed correction can wait until the child is older. If cosmetic correction is needed then surgery should be considered for the present. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I. Have swelling , redness and pain on my nose?

I. Have swelling , redness  and pain on my nose?

Staph: Common infection from pimples on outside or hair follicle inside. Local warm compresses, may drain. If internal a dab of neosporin ointment can be of help. If worsening may need systemic antibiotic.Feber, chills, dangerous. ...Read more

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I have a swelling on my nose from the bridge and its paining, can't even blown my nose nor touch that area. This is happened since 4 days.

I have a swelling on my nose from the bridge and its paining, can't even blown my nose nor touch that area. This is happened since 4 days.

Needs evaluation: Sometimes a nasal infection not necessarily a sinus infection can do this. It usually requires an antibiotic to alleviate it. It could be an external problem with the skin of the nose, but there should be redness of the skin or some sign of localized irritation. See a doctor for rx. ...Read more

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Best way to reduce swelling on your nose?

Best way to reduce swelling on your nose?

Depends on source: Nose swelling can be of traumatic origin, or other explanation, an md can help you sort it out. Swelling usually responds to ice and advil. Find the source, and treat that. ...Read more

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I have swelling of my upper right lip under my nose. Not sure what caused it but i really need help to get it to go away.

I have swelling of my upper right lip under my nose. Not sure what caused it but i really need help to get it to go away.

See Dermatologist: This may be and inflammed hair follicle or a cyst, but you should see your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment, . ...Read more

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I had gotten my nose piercing done few years back, and now a swelling is being formed in that area... What could it be? Please help!

I had gotten my nose piercing done few years back, and now a swelling is being formed in that area... What could it be? Please help!

Infection?: It is possible that the nose ring has caused an infection, or rather the opening of the skin to respiratory bacteria has caused it. It could possibly be chronic irritation from movement of the ring which is creating a fibroma (a chronic irritation causing excess tissue to be formed). I know it is a popular cosmetic look for youth, but really it is unwise for a number of reasons. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more