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Irritation Inside The Nose
I had irritation inside my nose, i also had boils inside it 3 wks ago, and often times i sneeze. what should i do?
May be: A form of vestibulitis, which are inflammatory changes sometimes infectious in nature, of the front part of the inside of the nose. You could try the application of some dilute hydrogen peroxide on a Q-tip followed by some vaseline or consider seeing your doctor, as he/she may prescribe an antibiotic ointment to allow this to heal. ...Read more
Nasal Itching: Itching of the nose can be caused from many different causes. Some if the common include skin disorders, such as eczema. Allergies can cause itching, too. This usually happens as a result if histamine release, which is how your body reacts when you have allergies. Either bacterial or viral infection can cause, too. These usually have other symptoms, as well, such as significant congestion. ...Read more
Get a diagnosis: Nose "irritation" is a very non-specific complaint. In order to know what to do, you have to have a physician who can do a complete examination of the nose and related structures (ears, nose, sinuses, throat) and understand the immune system. Then you will hopefully have a diagnosis and get the proper treatment. ...Read more
Betazole: Yes you can use it for your nose, especially if you have nasal allergies. ...Read more
Possibly: Much of the answer depends on a detailed history. Is there a family or personal history of allergies? How long has it been going on? Any different exposures to allergens (i.e. New pets, new house, new job etc.) any other associated symptoms? You need to see your primary care physician or an allergist to give you a better answer. ...Read more
Skin irritation from both sides of chin up to nose. Very reddish feels like skin tightening. Getting worse past days. What could be cause? 60 years
Body lotion: Yes some lotions contain irritants espeically if you have an inflamed nose already. ...Read more
What is the best cream to apply on a dry red nose after blowing and wiping it because of a cold? Is vaseline good for the relief from irritation?
Several options: Vaseline is not a bad choice, but it basically just provides a barrier. Can also consider zinc oxide or an otc Hydrocortisone cream. Generally things will improve within a little time after the runny, stuffy nose resolves. Consider also a nasal decongestant to reduce the need to blow and wipe your nose. ...Read more
Can nerve related problems around nasal area cause irritation, dryness and congestion in lining of the nose? And please advice what may be the cure
Scabbing and pain with cuts in the nose also skin irritation and bloody noses what could this be and what can I do?
Infection&congestion: Probably you have a bad sinus and nostril infection. Besides keeping it clean , dry, apply neospotin ointment for now. If congested take some decongestants . If not improving , you must a doctor for evaluation and possible antibiotics, before you get complications. ...Read more
After about a week of using Flownase nasal spray I am getting irritation in nose when I use it. Should I stop?
Yes: please, it can be from a faulty technique or some other problem in your nose that requires medical attention. If steroid nasal sprats are used improperly, they can cause dryness of nasal septum and sometimes nose bleeds. for now use saline nasal washes till you see an ENT for evaluation, good luck ...Read more