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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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What can I do about lupus nose sores?

What can I do about lupus nose sores?

See details: Are you talking about skin involvement on the nose or sores inside the nose? The treatments are very different. Inside the nose, see an ENT specialist. Skin lesions, see a dermatologist. Do not try to self treat. ...Read more

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Every time i smoke meth i get nose sores can i do anything to help it?

Every time i smoke meth i get nose sores can i do anything to help it?

Yes: Sure. Never touch the stuff again. Meth is not necessary for life. Meth is not required for anything. Be strong enough to never associate with people who use it or sell it (means staying away from certain people, permanently). The nose will heal up the best it can. If there are residual nasal problems, one's primary care doctor or ENT specialist can evaluate. ...Read more

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Have had chronic nose sores for over a year. Was once tested for staff infection came back positive was treated with ointment and still have sores?

Have had chronic nose sores for over a year. Was once tested for staff infection came back positive was treated with ointment and still have sores?

Nose sores : when it occurs in your nose it is always painful. The most common reason is bacterial infection resulting into a boil. If the cause is infection, you should take prescribed antibiotics. Also eat a balanced diet to ensure strong immune system. It is very important when the sores recur frequently. ...Read more

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In the past month my ANA has gone from neg to 1:320 to now 1:640 and my C4 is borderline low. Severe joint pain nose sores why can't I get a diagnosis?

In the past month my ANA has gone from neg to 1:320 to now 1:640 and my C4 is borderline low. Severe joint pain nose sores why can't I get a diagnosis?

May be autoimmune: Your indicated pregnancy; was that recent? A C4 can be elevated if PG somewhat so a "borderline low" C4 may be significant. Your increasing ANA test titer in concert with your joint pain and nasal symptoms suggest the possibility of a "connective tissue" disorder. Thyroid disorders can also be associated with a positive ANA but considser seeing a Rheumatogist to see if a diagnosis can be made. ...Read more

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What can be done over-the-counter for painful mouth and nose sores? Awaiting possible sle dx'

What can be done over-the-counter for painful mouth and nose sores?  Awaiting possible sle dx'

Several things: You can try Bacitracin in the nose, abriva on the lips. In the mouth you can gargle with warm salt water. If you are getting a lot of these sores frequently you should visit your doctor. ...Read more