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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
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
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
I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face?
Not uncommon: The trigger for this irritation can be many things. Allergies, nasal mucus that becomes contaminated with skin germs, the debris off your fingers, etc. A habit of itching this can also lead to a cycle of itch/scratch/itch. Newly healing skin tents to be fair because the pigment producing cells in the deeper layers take time to even up skin tome. ...Read more
Betazole: Yes you can use it for your nose, especially if you have nasal allergies. ...Read more
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
Fires: Eye irritation can become quite pronounced with prolonged exposure to smoke and fire. ...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?
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 sprays 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
When I sneeze, air's expelled from my mouth, not nose. Yet, the tickle's gone after 1 or 2 sneezes. How does sneezing remove the irritation?
I get severe allergies every time I smell any strong sent. I feel the permanent irritation in my nose. It feels like permanent movement in my nose.
Allergies: I would suggest your allergies exist and are exacerbated by the strong smells. Given this is recurrent you should be seen by physician. ...Read more
I feel irritation at times and difficulty breathing from right nostril, around area of nose close to eye/and forhead, air feels cold, what may be cause?
I have a skin irritation around just the lower area of my nose around my nostrils that is itching, with redness and scaling. I saw my doctor after it?
I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face...i suspected eczema so in tried all sort of antifungal and antibacterial tube creams but its not working instead its spreading?
Can you see a dermat: Can you see a dermatologist? First stop experimenting. The "antifungal" and "antibacterial" creams which you fail to identify may be irritating and probably cause allergic reactions. These will itch. The more you use them the worse you will get. Prolonged inflammation may cause loss of pigment. You might try hydrocortisone cream, but the most important thing is to STOP EXPERIMENTING. ...Read more
I think I've got some allergy as I keep sneezing and hav irritation in my nose and itching in my eyes. It happens around feb-apr every year since 2yrs.
Allergies: Sounds like allergies. You are most likely correct, especially that it is seasonal. It is something in the environment. Most likely blooms at this time of the year. ...Read more
1 or 2 times, runs clear liquid from l.Nose if I bend down. Slight head pressure in back side head, eye irritation, nasal polyps is there. Any serious?
My nose has been running constantly. It soaks through the paper I keep sticking up there because the intense irritation and itch in my nose and throat, it burns and drives me crazy..
It is a allergy you have to be taking allergy medication allthe time, it is not cold or virus that will go away in a week or two.
take zyrtec during the day and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night.
drink hot tea with lemon and honey avery day.
take a table spoon of local honey you get from a farmer market. ...Read more
Cancer sore: Nobody knows the actual cause of these annoying lesions. They are often brought on by stress, including underlying infection. It is probable that you have a virus causing upper respiratory tract inflammation in your tonsil and nose and probably have a sore throat as well. These should clear up in about 8 to 10 days. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
My 11 month old daughter has swollen eyes and keeps rubbing her eyes. She has a runny nose, she cries and closes her eyes. I do not see any irritation?
Inflammation: Sounds like the eyes and nose are inflamed. That could be due to allergies for which anti-allergy strategies would be best, or viral infection for which only comfort measures seem to help, or less likely a bacterial infection for which antibiotics are a good idea. ...Read more
Lymph nodes in arm, runny nose when I bend down, eye irritation. Please suggest what happened to me?
Have you had Mono?: Sounds like a viral infection. You should be checked out by your doctor anyway. Does not sound very serious however, just very uncomfortable. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I am experiencing sinus and facial pressure and ear pressure as well as Eye irritation. No stuffy nose. No facial pain?
Since I was a young teen I have had problems with my breathing, it's a tight pain sensation in my windpipe area which comes and goes. I also feel I may have allergies as I wake up every morning with a blocked nose and also have eye irritations - I have a
See allergist/ENT: You may have a condition known as vocal cord dysfunction when the vocal cords closes up instead of opening up when you breathe and this should be confirmed by your ENT. As for your nasal congestion, consider seeing an allergist who may also be able to establish whether you have a vocal cord issue. ...Read more