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I have been getting permanent recurring inside nose sores. Almost a year or less. No flu. No sneezes. Today my nose is bleeding. Should I be alarmed?

I have been getting permanent recurring inside nose sores. Almost a year or less. No flu. No sneezes. Today my nose is bleeding. Should I be alarmed?

Nose abscess: It sounds like a Staf infection of the nose, you are likely to get abscesses all over your body and nose. Go and see a GP about antibiotics and a local nose Antibiotic ...Read more

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Ana 1:320, pain all over, mouth sores, nose sores, extreme fatigue. Pcp thinks lupus, but my dsdna was 1 point away from equivocal. Could it be lupus?

Ana 1:320, pain all over, mouth sores, nose sores, extreme fatigue. Pcp thinks lupus, but my dsdna was 1 point away from equivocal. Could it be lupus?

RASH?: You certainly describe symptoms of such, but an immunologist and histo-pathologist must be brought into the diagnostic mix. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes sores in your nose?

What causes sores in your nose?

Many causes: From dryness to infection. I would put some antibiotic ointment in your nostrils each day in the morning and evening, and see if it gets better in a week. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause sores in nose?

What could cause sores in nose?

Nasal sores: Sores in the nose could be caused by vitamin b deficiency, irritation (cocaine users) and infection. More common infections are caused by viruses (herpes) and and bacteria (staph, strep). ...Read more

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What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

Bloody crusty sore: These are caused by bacterial infection, usually staph but can be sreptococcal as well. You need to see your doctor, get a culture done.
It is treated with Bactroban (mupirocin) Cream or ointment to be used locally and depending on the lesions you may need oral antibiotics.
The condition is caused folliculitis. ...Read more

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What causes sores in my nostrils. It's like something is eating away the skin in my nose. Help! ?

What causes sores in my nostrils. It's like something is eating away the skin in my nose. Help! ?

Be Seen!: You need a thorough physical exam by an ent. It might be something simple as a cellulitis or a complicated as an aggressive lymphoma which can cause destruction of the septum. But only a physical exam and biopsy (if necessary) will determine the cause of your symptoms. While you are waiting to be seen start with applying neosporin to your nose three times a day. But please be seen. ...Read more

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I have sores in my nose could this cause enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and collar bone?

I have sores in my nose could this cause enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and collar bone?

Yes, but...: Sores in your nose can make your neck lymph nodes enlarged. But the lymph nodes above your collarbone are less likely to be enlarged from sores in your nose. These lymph nodes can be enlarged from something going on in your lungs, chest wall, thyroid, or mouth. Cancer of the lymph nodes (lymphoma) makes them rubbery and swollen but not painful. If these don't get better soon, see a doctor! ...Read more

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Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

Hv had phlegm stuck in back of throat for 3wks after clearing sores in nose with kenacomb oint dr says allergies is 3wks too long what causes this flm?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes recurrent sores or blisters on the head?

What causes recurrent sores or blisters on the head?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It could be infection or auto-immune process. It would be prudent to see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What can cause clear mucus from sinus and nasal sores?

What can cause clear mucus from sinus and nasal sores?

Allergies: Given the time of year and the fact that your mucous is clear/white, you probably are having mild allergy symptoms or you could have caught a cold. Either way, rinse your nose with saline and you might want to try an anti-histamine. They are all over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Develop sores in head/scalp after taking 800 mg ibu 2x/day & over time. Feels as though nerve endings reach down into my head/cause travelling pain.?

Develop sores in head/scalp after taking 800 mg ibu 2x/day & over time. Feels as though nerve endings reach down into my head/cause travelling pain.?

Dermatolo. Can check: If a person is getting sores on the scalp, a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) can check to see if there is a bacterial infection such as folliculitis. If there is an infection, oral antibiotics may be needed. If the doctor thinks there is some relationship to some Ibuprofen the patient is taking, the doctor will likely switch to another pain or inflammation medication. ...Read more

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What could cause weird nasal sores that cause pain and bleeding?

Nasal vestibulitis: An infection of the lining of the nose can make it feel raw and bleed a bit. Use of nasal sprays sometimes causes these symptoms as well. The treatment is usually a prescription nasal ointment, mupirocin, and sometimes an antibiotic like doxycycline. Sometimes the infection is mrsa, (methicillin resistant staph aureus) which can be serious, and contagious. ...Read more

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Sores all over the top of my head, red colored and sometimes itch and bleed. What could be the cause of this and what could they be?

Sores on scalp: A number of conditions could cause this, like a bacterial infection of hair follicles (folliculitis), a fungal infection of the scalp, acne, inflamed seborrheic dermatitis and a number of others. All of these need an evaluation by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Some of these conditions could lead to scarring and hair loss. Please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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What can cause scabs and sores in nostril?

What can cause scabs and sores in nostril?

Infection/dryness: This may be due to an infection in the nasal vestibule, where hair is located, or may also be due to dryness. Best to see your otolaryngologist fof exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would dry skin cause sores to disappear and then re-appear on your head?

Would dry skin cause sores to disappear and then re-appear on your head?

Seborrhoic dematitis: Patches o seborrhoa can heal and then break down. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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What could cause scalp sores if there is no head lice or dandruff?

What could cause scalp sores if there is no head lice or dandruff?

Fungal Infections: One of the most common causes for scalp sores are ring worm on scalp otherwise called Tinea capitus. Bacterial infections can also cause sores on the scalp ...Read more

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My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

Need to see a doctor: It could be a skin infection and the knots could be enlarged lymph nodes reacting to the infection.
It could be also some sort of dermatitis.
You will need to take the baby to your pediatrician for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you have an allergic reaction to a bridge.? I had a bridge put in 4weeks ago, and since then I have sores (kankars) that cause a burning when I eat anything, and when I brush, I have a lot of bleeding.

Can you have an allergic reaction to a bridge.? I had a bridge put in 4weeks ago, and since then I have sores (kankars) that cause a burning when I eat anything, and when I brush, I have a lot of bleeding.

Allergies: Allergies are rare to dental materials, but I have come across a couple. One is to nickel and the other to an acrylic temporary material. Nickel is a metal used in crown and partial denture alloys.
About 1 in 5 people are allergic to nickel.
Have you ever had an outbreak before like this? If so, this may be your answer: aphthous or herpetic ulcers. Trauma can cause an onset.
For the immediate short-term, ask your dentist for magic mouthwash.
Next, get to your dentist to have the situation evaluated. If he/she can't give you the answer you need, you will have to go to an allergist. ...Read more

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Foul smell in nose, sores through both nostrils with light bleeding and pus. Strong Antibiotic cleas it but it comes back. What could this be? 1yr+now

Foul smell in nose, sores through both nostrils with light bleeding and pus. Strong Antibiotic cleas it but it comes back. What could this be? 1yr+now

Chronic sinusitis: Requires ENT evaluation. You may have sinus abscesses or infected, degenerating nasal polyps. You will need sinus cultures and fiberoptic nasal exam. ...Read more

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What r sores in your nose from?

What r sores in your nose from?

Usually infection: Dryness is a possibility and is treated with saline spray to cleanse followed by saline gel or sesame oil. Sometimes the hair follicles or lining inside the nostril get infected which can cause painful cracks or pimples. This usually responds to twice daily application of a small amount of otc Bacitracin ointment just inside the nostril. Avoid inhaling any petrolatum ointment as lung damage may. ...Read more

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I keep getting sores up my nose?

I keep getting sores up my nose?

? bacterial infection: See an ear and nose dr to see if you need a topical or oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nose blockage?

What is the cause of nose blockage?

Many causes: A few are deviated septum, nasal polyps, swelling due to allergies/irritation... ...Read more

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What causes my nose to get bright red?

Rosacea?: An occasional red nose is normal because the nose contains many small veins and capillaries. However, repeated flushing of the nose may be a sign of rosacea, especially if redness of the face is accompanied by other findings such as sensitive skin (stinging, burning), papules, pustules, broken capillaries or red gritty eyes. Other conditions such as lupus can mimic rosacea. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Did doing drugs cause my nose to bleed?

Did doing drugs cause my nose to bleed?

Depending on: Which drug it was, this may be the cause. ...Read more

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Recurrent painful sores inside my nose?

Recurrent painful sores inside my nose?

Infection: This may be nasal vestibulitis...An infection, usually staph, or a viral infection. .... Best to see your otolaryngologist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more