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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


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I'm feeling sad about my appearance since I got in a car accident and messed up my nose.?

I'm feeling sad about my appearance since I got in a car accident and messed up my nose.?

Do not worry: With advance in technology, with plastic surgery, I believe that your nose can be repair, do not worry so much-be patience, and think positive ...Read more

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My ears are messed up from blowing my nose, how do I fix it? Feels really stuffed and uncomfortable.

My ears are messed up from blowing my nose, how do I fix it? Feels really stuffed and uncomfortable.

Clogged ears: If your ears do not unclog, you might have fluid in your ears. Seeing your doctor or an ENT should help. ...Read more

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The sides of my nose close to corners of my eyes are throbbing and I have a congestion headache but I’ve taken sinus infection meds and still throbs. Am I dehydrated? Is my nose messed up?

The sides of my nose close to corners of my eyes are throbbing and I have a congestion headache but I’ve taken sinus infection meds and still throbs. Am I dehydrated? Is my nose messed up?

See doctor: If congestion is indeed causing your headaches, you will need to get the nose open even though the sinusitis may have a role for the headaches. Have you tried a nasal steroid? If nasal steroid does not help within a few days or you are getting worse, it is best to contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Can't breathe through nose after taking over the counter mess?

Can't breathe through nose after taking over the counter mess?

Stop it.: I suspect you are taking OTC nasal decongestant which should be used sparingly and not more than 3 days. Stop this as it may causes worsening nasal co gestalt. Log in on healthtap consult site for further treatment. Or see your physician. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

Get checked: This could be an abcess (boil) and should be examined and treated by a physician. It may be treated with hot applications or it may need antibiotics and drainage. In view of the swelling, pain and tenderness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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There is a lump on the back of my head, on the right side andit just popped up yesterday and I have been messing with it so it is bigger now. What should I do?

There is a lump on the back of my head, on the right side andit just popped up yesterday and I have been messing with it so it is bigger now. What should I do?

Probable infection: Either a furuncle (deep infection) or sebaceous cyst (which can get infected). Have it looked at. You may need antibiotics, lancing, or both! ...Read more

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Will stopping smoking mess with your head?

Will stopping smoking mess with your head?

Quit smoking: That's a very general question. I'll give you a very general answer to start with. Yes it will mess with your head most likely. I should not be negative though because the more negative approach one has the less likely they will be successful. For some people is quite easy but it has a reputation for being one of the most addictive substances. Therefore many physical symptoms of withdrawal. ...Read more

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I have a hard knot on top back part of my head. It has been there a while only time it hurts is when a mess with it. Doesn't bother all the time?

I have a hard knot on top back part of my head. It has been there a while only time it hurts is when a mess with it. Doesn't bother all the time?

Hard mass: If the mass is boney hard, it may be an exostosis of the skull which is a benign growth and is usually present since birth or for as long as you can remember. If it is less firm, it could be an inclusion cyst which is also benign. It will have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis, however. ...Read more

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I got cramps in my head and I got pills for like stress from my Dr don't know if they work I can't sleep at night I messing it to stop?

I got cramps in my head and I got pills for like stress from my Dr don't know if they work I can't sleep at night I messing it to stop?

See your Doctor: Talk to your doctor if the pills to help reduce feelings of stress aren't working. Living in constant stress can't be easy and we know it is very unhealthy. Headaches can be common. Get your doctors help. This is hard to fix but well worth the effort. The next step is to followup and review treatment. ...Read more

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Hi! Yesterday I had a root canal on my front tooth. I just hit that tooth on my sister's head... Will it be fine or did it mess up something? Thankyou!

Hi! Yesterday I had a root canal on my front tooth. I just hit that tooth on my sister's head... Will it be fine or did it mess up something? Thankyou!

Fine: I am sure that was a little sore however the tooth should be fine as long as the build up or temporary filling are still in place and no part of the tooth chipped. See your dentist or endodontic specialist to be sure. ...Read more

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Can head injury mess your brain up and cause you to think the complete opposite of the truth?

Disinhibition: Head injured patients particularly those who have injuries to the frontal lobe can suffer from a condition called disinhibition. In this condition they will lose their normal social reservations and they can become downright mean and nasty. Dishonest or more likely careless responses from these patients can occur but usually disappear as the brain heals. ...Read more

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I have psychosis and it's really messing with my head. Who can I talk to about it?

I have psychosis and it's really messing with my head. Who can I talk to about it?

Mental health pro: Mental health professionals, including psychiatrists (md or do with specialty training in psychiatry), pyschologists, therapists. Your own family doctor should be able to guide you to local resources, if he or she doesn't provide mental health care. ...Read more

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I keep getting these bad headaches and its like it start messing with my eyes and I get a sharp pain in my head. I'm scared what should I do?

I keep getting these bad headaches and its like it start messing with my eyes and I get a sharp pain in my head. I'm scared what should I do?

See your doctor: Preferably a neurologist who specializes in headaches. This kind of doctor will do a thorough physical exam and offer you specific treatment options based on an accurate diagnosis. Nothing substitutes this process. ...Read more

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I have theses sore growin on my noses. They burn really bad. It's like little sores that has lil fluid and blood coming out if I mess with it?

I have theses sore growin on my noses. They burn really bad. It's like little sores that has lil fluid and blood coming out if I mess with it?

Get checked: You may have changes in the skin glands over the nose. You should discuss this with your primary medical provider or specialist in case you are risk of unsightly skin changes. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Does surgery mess with turbinates when fixing cysts/polyps and deviated septum or is that a completely different condition and treatment?

Does surgery mess with turbinates when fixing cysts/polyps and deviated septum or is that a completely different condition and treatment?

Mess?: Treating the turbinates is a different procedure from removing polyps or correcting a deviated septum. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Why is my nose so oily?

Why is my nose so oily?

From skin: The nature of your skin is oily you can not change that keep it clean as often as possible ...Read more

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How to unstuff your nose?

Neti pots can be: Very helpful to reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ teaspoon salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head and pour solution into 1nostril. Blow nose lightly and spit out any liquid that drains into your throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online for more info. ...Read more

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How to get a smaller nose?

Surgical procedure: You can consult w a facial plastic surgeon or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My nose hurts. What to do?

My nose hurts. What to do?

Nose hurts and why?: It is not clear why your nose is hurting you. You can ask your PCP to help figure it out and if he can't help maybe an ENT person can help. Once you find out why it's hurting a solution can be proposed! ...Read more

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Why does my nose get stuffy?

Why does my nose get stuffy?

Anatomy: Regardless of the reason (cold, allergies, etc), the reason your nose gets stuffy is that there is inflammation in the lining of the your nose, which then gets thicker than when there is no inflammation. The main component is from a structure called the inferior turbinates - these get enlarged, engorged with blood and thickened when there is inflammation ---> stuffy :). ...Read more

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My nose has not stop runny?

My nose has not stop runny?

Runaway running: Nose for how long? A cold usually lasts 7-10 days, but can last as long as 14 days. If your nose has been runny for longer, then could be sinus infection, allergies or non-allergic runny nose. Talk with your doc about the right problem and the right treatment for you. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you unstuff my nose?

How can you unstuff my nose?

Neti pots can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Is resetting a nose painful?

Is resetting a nose painful?

Closed reduction?: If you're talking about moving broken nasal bones back into place immediately after a fracture, if done awake expect discomfort even with the pain medication. Sometimes, it's done under general anesthesia. If it's been some time since the injury, closed reduction isn't recommended and most people wait 6-12 months then have a nasal reconstructive rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Inside of nose have bad odor?

Not good!: Sinus or dental infection or symptoms can create that problem.
Sometimes from viral, infection and damage to nasal apparatus- nerves.
Clean up, what you can about teeth, gums, with toothpaste, mouthwash etc.
If persists see ENT for special, exams. ...Read more