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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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My nose feels really dry and I have a bump in each nostril. any ideas?

My nose feels really dry and I have a bump in each nostril. any ideas?

Nasal saline: irrigation twice daily can help the dryness. Humidifiers may help if home very dry. Shower run for a bit to humidify the area You may be feeling the normal turbinate tissue. Be seen by ENT to solve ...Read more

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Hi i had swollen itchy eye lids 2 weeks ago now my eyes and around my nose feels so dry and itchy..what could this be? Thank you

Hi i had swollen itchy eye lids 2 weeks ago now my eyes and around my nose feels so dry and itchy..what could this be? Thank you

Allergies...: Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help,What can I do to prevent this?

My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help,What can I do to prevent this?

Dry nose: Use pine my IN the nose. Big dollup of ointment and it will liquify and flow down the back of the throat. You can also use Ayr nasal fell and fill the nose with it. It will run backward. You can also try biotene mouthwash. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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I had allergy issues this week since sunday soar/itchy throat sneezing watery eyes nose stopped up my nose is dry feel cut inside nose how to heal it?

I had allergy issues this week since sunday soar/itchy throat sneezing watery eyes nose stopped up my nose is dry feel cut inside nose how to heal it?

Antihistaminics: You may use over the counter anti-histaminics, especially the non-drowsy ones, like loratadine (claritin) or cetirizine (zyrtec). use daily during your allergy sea on. It takes a week to feel full relief. You may use the ones with decongestants if you do not have high blood pressure, heart problems or pregnant, also OTC nasal steroids (nasacort) can help ...Read more

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I feel my nose so dry hurts when i breath through my nose i can't smell nothing my head hurts....

I feel my nose so dry  hurts when i breath through my nose i can't smell nothing my head hurts....

Sinus infection?: Try using some saline sprays or gel . If this does not help, see your doctor since you may well be having a sinus infection. ...Read more

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What kind of cream can i put up my nose? i have had allergy problems stuffy nose soar/itchy throat started sunday my nose is dry inside feel a cut

What kind of cream can i put up my nose? i have had allergy problems stuffy nose soar/itchy throat started sunday my nose is dry inside feel a cut

Allergies: To keep your nasal passages moist, apply a small amount of vaseline to the end of a Q tip and twirl inside the nostril. An alternative would be to treat your seasonal allergies. Try over the counter Loratadine, one tablet daily if you have a runny nose, itchy or watery eyes. Take pseudoephedrine if you have a stuffy nose. Salt water nasal spray will also keep your nasal passages moist. ...Read more

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I work cleanin houses i thought id add that jus incase chemicals could have a bit to do with it but ive been sneezin alot lately nose feels dry some d?

I work cleanin houses i thought id add that jus incase chemicals could have a bit to do with it but ive been sneezin alot lately nose feels dry some d?

Sneezing: I feel it's highly likely that you're experiencing a reaction to either cleaning materials or dust. Try avoiding strong and pungent cleansers and just use water when possible. Some house cleaners will not use most types of cleaning products because of reactions to them. ...Read more

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My nose is starting to get really dry and it has the pain on the inside corners and it like stays there. What can I do to relieve pain?

My nose is starting to get really dry and it has the pain on the inside corners and it like stays there. What can I do to relieve pain?

The best thing to do: is to approach it systemically...get better hydrated by boosting your water intake. OTC saline nasal sprays may help; also use a humidifier or steam vaporizer. Avoid applying vaseline or any type of cream or ointment; small amounts can be inhaled and get into your lungs over time leading, rarely, to lipoid pneumonia. Use only a water-soluble preparation, apply sparingly, avoid lying down afterward ...Read more

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Every night when I go tobed my nose is almost immediately stuffed and dry. Would anyone have a suggestion on why this may be, or a solution?

Every night when I go tobed my nose is almost immediately stuffed and dry. Would anyone have a suggestion on why this may be, or a solution?

Stuffy nose at night: Most likely reasons for stuffy nose at night is probably related to either dust mites in pillow and mattress and/or to animal dander. Worthwhile to see allergist to find out what allergic to and how to avoid. ...Read more

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Septoplasty post op 11 days nose feels very stiff and dry what can I do?

Septoplasty post op 11 days nose feels very stiff and dry what can I do?

Mositurize: You can flush with saline spray and use a basic lubricant like vaseline to maintain your nasal moisture as you recover and heal. Your symptoms are normal and expected. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I heal a dry nose and chin?

How can I heal a dry nose and chin?

Depends on cause: There arena variety of reasons why your skin may appear dry. Some may be medically related to medications or from sun exposure. Dry skin may benefit from exfoliation . This may be related to excessively oily skin and may require medical treatment with retinoids. Mositurizers, while providing some benefits, may not be the best solution and could make the situation worse. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nose is dry?

What does it mean when your nose is dry?

Nasal dryness: Nasal dryness may be due to nasal septal deviation, medication side effects, infection, dry environment, autoimmune disorders. Treatment is geared at the etiology of the condition. Often nasal saline gel improves symptoms. Purified Sesame oil may also help. Chronic symptoms with crusting and/or bleeding should be evaluated by an Otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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