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Lump below nose, what is this?

Lump below nose, what is this?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small firm white lump in nose; always on separating wall and hollow when removed. Reoccurs and doesn't clear on own. What could it be?

Small firm white lump in nose; always on separating wall and hollow when removed. Reoccurs and doesn't clear on own. What could it be?

Otolaryngologist: Because this keeps recurring in one spot only on the nasal septum, I suspect some sort of cyst rather than a mucus plug. An otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate this lesion for you. ...Read more

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I have a lump in nose, causes stuffy nose, slight pain when touched. ?

I have a lump in nose, causes stuffy nose, slight pain when touched. ?

See a doctor : You might have an infected cyst in your nose. You need to see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a growing lump in my nose and don't know what it is. What should I do?

I have a growing lump in my nose and don't know what it is. What should I do?

See your doctor: It all depends on where it is in your nose. It may be something as simple as a pimple or polyp, or something as serious as a tumor. Please see your doctor so that you can be properly evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have a lump inside my nose at the tip on the right side. I'm not sure how long it has been there. What do you think it is?

Depends: It can be your normal nasal turbinate that is swollen and now you can see it, or it could be a scab on the septum. Either way, if it bother you, see your doctor about it. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my nose. Its not painful at all i can press hard on it. Only been there for a couple hours? Worried its serious?

I have a lump in my nose. Its not painful  at all i can press hard on it. Only been there for a couple hours? Worried its serious?

Uncertain: There are normal lumps such as turbinates, small deviations in the nasal septum, lower lateral and alar cartilages. Painful lumps may indicate infection. Polyps may also present in this fashion. This should be evaluated by an Otolaryngologist however to assess it's seriousness if it persists. ...Read more

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I keep getting a lump in my nose every few weeks and can't touch the out side of my nose at all the pain is very bad the lump is hard ?

I keep getting a lump in my nose every few weeks and can't touch the out side of my nose at all the pain is very bad the lump is hard ?

Staph. infection: This is likely a staph. bacterial infection. The elimination takes awhile because you are likely a "carrier" Do 4 things over the next 6 mo. and your carriage rate will be reduced >90%: 1. triple antibiotic oint. in both nostrils nightly. 2. Wash with Dial or Lever 2000 soap for showers. 3. Take a bath twice weekly w a CAPfull of bleach added to water. 4. TMP/SFX DS antibiotic twice/day x 20 days. ...Read more

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Have a persist pimple like lump near the nose hole but inside, it lasted few weeks, what do I do?

Have a persist pimple like lump near the nose hole but inside, it lasted few weeks, what do I do?

Furuncle?: could be an infection inside the lining of your nose try to put a warm wash cloth on it and apply some neosporin, Because it has been there a while would see your doctor if this doesn't help in a week ...Read more