Doctor insights on:
Many causes: Nasal ulcers can occur due to a variety of things. Nasal sprays, when sprayed on the septum (the divider between l and r halves of the nose) can cause irritation and ulcers. Physical trauma (e.g., nose picking) can cause ulcers. Cocaine will stop blood flow to the lining of the nose, leading to ulcers. Vasculitis can cause bleeding or ulcers. Discuss your symptoms with an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more
Montelukast and levocetrizine dihydrochloride tablet montgro-l has been prescribed for chest and nasal congestion and duodenal ulceration. Is that ok?
Infection risk: The nose is one of your primary lines of defense against disease. The nasal membranes filter most of the airborne viruses, bacteria, pollutants, and other nasty stuff that you're constantly inhaling into it. When those membranes are damaged, the nasties go directly into your air passages and increase the chances that you will get sick. ...Read more
Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus). If not going away it should be looked at by an ent. Frequently treated with Mupirocin ointment, sometimes in combination with Doxycycline antibiotic pills. ...Read more
I've had severe reoccurring ulcers in mouth for years.Im having outbreak in my vaginal area nasal and mouth now.What could cause this?
Be seen: Many things can cause ulcers such as infections (herpes/hiv), habits/toxic exposure, and even medications. Once ulcers start to appear i worry about some unusual systemic causes. One rare cause that can cause ulcers in the mucous membranes is behcet's syndrome. The best way to determine what is going on is to have someone do a good history and exam. Good luck! sounds painful. ...Read more
I have been dealin with Post Nasal Drip 4 about 2 years.Drs have given me sinus sprays,acid meds,allegy stuff.Nothing works Now I got script 4 glycopypyrrolate 2 treat ulcers WHY? Have no ulcers ever!
GERD?: It sounds like your doctor thinks you have acid reflux or peptic ulocer disease-possible;hoever, I would strongly advise the need for formal allergy skin testing. Certainly ask about leukotriene inhibitor therapy( to prevent allergies) and antihistamine or immunotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never had a cold sore.Get ulcers inside mucous membrane mouth nasal vag. Only. Was diagnosed with herpes.How? Neg. Herpes tests. Help!
On Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Bactroban for nasal foliculitis. Day3: Sore throat and lip ulcers. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) switched. Day4: Sane w/ more ulcers. Skip Bactroban tonight?
Ask your doctor: The doctor who prescribed these meds is properly the one to ask. In fact, he/she may be highly annoyed with you upon finding out that you asked a lot of remote-access doctors who don't have a doctor-patient relationship with you instead of him/her. This is not really responsible behavior. Don't be afraid to call your doc and ask. He/she would want you to. If he/she doesn't, find another doctor. ...Read more
I continuously develop open ulcers (started as just one in one side and now there are multiple in both sides) in my nostrils (which are extremely painful, even if I touch my nose from the outside), and now I'm seeing white closed lesions throughout my nos
My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. Theres a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!
Tough to know: Several possibilities could explain these symptoms and include infection, environmental exposure, malignancy, and even systemic disease such as vasculitis. Suggest one-on-one discussion with a physician who will ask targeted questions and get more information about you. As a start, you could consider a virtual consult on Health Tap. ...Read more
Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?
I have these horrible nose sores. they are like ulcers, they pop and pus comes out. Ive been to numerous ENT no one knows what its from.
What are some symptoms people have of hiv after being infected with it for3 years I have one lymph nose swollen in groin painless ulcers under tongue ?
Possible, unlikely: HIV almost never would cause these as the only symptoms. If you also have fever, weight loss, dry skin, or others, HIV could be responsible. But your symptoms really don't matter: if you have HIV, follow your doctor's advice. If not but have been at risk (which you probably have been, otherwise you wouldn't ask in the first place), get tested. You cannot rely on symptoms to know if you have it. ...Read more