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Dr. Stephen Southard
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I had irritation inside my nose, i also had boils inside it 3 wks ago, and often times i sneeze. what should i do?

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

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Scotty Bolding
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

Variable: If you have nosebleeds from irritation, you should have your ENT help you with evaluating why this is becoming a chronic condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Suffering from general flu, after running nose stopped I have throat irritation, feels like dry cough stuck inside, have problem sleeping at night?

Suffering from general flu, after running nose stopped I have throat irritation, feels like dry cough stuck inside, have problem sleeping at night?

Typical: This is a very typical symptom of viral upper respiratory infections. I would stay well hydrated, suck on ice cubes if needed. Try using some honey in hot tea, chloraseptic losenges or spray. Use a humidifier in your bedroom at night. It should pass within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Linda Brodsky
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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How do I get rid of nose irritation?

How do I get rid of nose irritation?

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

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Dr. Brian Affleck
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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I'm getting irritation or itchy on my nose, why?

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

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Body lotion causes irritation in nose but not allergic?

Body lotion: Yes some lotions contain irritants espeically if you have an inflamed nose already. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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?

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

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Dr. William Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

OTC Steroid Cream: One place to start would be to apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream from the store. Because this is your face, i would be very conservative whenever using steroid, so only apply it once a day. ...Read more

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Dr. James Sidman
Board Certified, Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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

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

Unlikely: Most likely a skin condition. In rare instances, a nerve problem relating to the sensation nerve in that area might be the problem. See a dermatologist or ENT doctor for help. ...Read more

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