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My Nose Numbness
I was trying to get small bugs out of my nose so i grabbed a bobby pin and body spray.Stuck up my nose.Bled.Experiencing numbness in face.Help?
Amphetamine?: Please go see your doctor today. Not the er. Your family doctor. If you, by chance, have been using amphetamines please admit that to your doctor as well. ...Read more
Different things: It could be allergies, a cold, migraines, too much caffeine, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, alcohol, medication side effect, temperature changes, or having slept on your face in a strange way. It may involve some trigeminal nerve involvement you may want to get it checked out by a family doctor or a neurologist if it persists! stay safe! ...Read more
Probably not: Numbness in the nose is a rare symptom and I am not sure what that is but it very unlikely to be the result of sinus disease. A stuffy nose can be nasal allergy and depending on how long the nasal stuffiness has been present could just be a viral infection. If these symptoms persist see either an allergist or an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Can undissolved stiches cause some discomfort numbness, stiffened tip & base of nose after a septoplasty/inferior turb surgery? I'm 14 days post.
Potentially: You can expect swelling after an extensive septal surgery; sutures that were placed can accentuate it somewhat, but the majority is likely related to the surgery itself. Close followup with your surgeon is necessary so he/she can help manage the swelling in the postoperative period. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers