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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burn (Heat Or Fire) (Definition)

A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more


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So everytime I blow my nose it burns my nose and it gets dry does that mean I'm getting sick?

So everytime I blow my nose it burns my nose and it gets dry does that mean I'm getting sick?

Not necessarily: This could be a problem with dryness of the mucus membranes of your nasal passages caused by lack of adequate humidity from too hot an environment. Try irrigations of your nasal passages with warm salt water and if your house is too dry, use less heat and/or add a humidifier for your bedroom.At bedtime run a thin line of Vaseline to your nasal passages. ...Read more

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My nose burns?

My nose burns?

More details.: Is this old or new? Is your nose running? Fever or cold symptoms? Do you use drugs? Burning in the nose generally comes from inflammation. A good otolaryngologist can get to the ottom of the cause. ...Read more

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My nose burns and I have a slight headache what could b causing this?

My nose burns and I have a slight headache what could b causing this?

Allergy: This could be related to allergic rhinitis causing inflammation in the sinuses. If it continues or worsens, or of you start to develop other symptoms with your headache, you should see your pcp. ...Read more

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Hello i have every morning really dry bloody and hard shaped mucous discharge from my nose. also during the day inside of it burns and hurts?

Hello i have every morning really dry bloody and hard shaped mucous discharge from my nose. also during the day inside of it burns and hurts?

Dry air?: Often this is due to dry air in your bedroom, mouth breathing over night, or chronic allergies. I would try a humidifier in your sleeping area, apply a thin layer of antibiotic ointment inside your nostrils before sleep, and consider seeing an allergist to see if you are indeed allergic to something. ...Read more

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My nose burns when i wear spectacles. Could it be because I have a broad nose?

My nose burns when i wear spectacles. Could it be because I have a broad nose?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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The dry air from heater makes my nose stuffy and burns. Can this cause sinus problems?

The dry air from heater makes my nose stuffy and burns. Can this cause sinus problems?

Dry air: YES - the purpose of your nose (besides the sense of smell) is to condition the air you breathe in - low humidity (from winter air or electric heat) can cause your sinuses to swell and produce more mucus to help condition the incoming air. Try a humidifier - even the inexpensive ones can help. Another option would be saline sprays/gels available over the counter you need moisture ...Read more

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My skin on the face became very dry especially around the nose and mouth. It burns wen I apply any cream. Why s this and which specialist should I visit?

My skin on the face became very dry especially around the nose and mouth. It burns wen I apply any cream. Why s this and which specialist should I visit?

Perioral Dermatitis: Certain medical conditions, such as perioral dermatitis and contact dermatitis, can affect the skin around your nose, mouth and eyes. This type of dermatitis primarily affects adult women as men rarely develop this condition. The exact cause is not quite understood but is believed to be related to poor hygiene, certain facial creams and topical creams and ointments. You may need oral antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more