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Dr. David Martin
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

Dr. David Martin
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

Nose swelling: It can be a sinus infection. If it doesn't go away quickly, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be? Is it a dangerous thing?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be? Is it a dangerous thing?

Swelling: He may have an infection in his nose see your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be?Its dry and sometimes he bleed

Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Board Certified, Pediatrics
45 years in practice
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My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be?Its dry and sometimes he bleed

Infection?: It's a common site of infection, and perhaps he bleeds because he rubs the nose because it either itches or hurt. He does need to see his doctor to be sure and to get treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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Dr. James Sunwoo
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 years in practice
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I was punched in the face 5 days ago & the swelling is going down but I am numb the entire one side of my nose and upper lip. How long will this last?

Dr. James Sunwoo
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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I was punched in the face 5 days ago & the swelling is going down but I am numb the entire one side of my nose and upper lip. How long will this last?

Numbness: Usually as the swelling dissipates, the numbness soon follows. However, if you sustained injury to your infraorbital nerve, which lies in that region, It may take longer. ...Read more

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Dr. Matthew Hyde
Board Certified, Dentistry
36 years in practice
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I have an abscess in one of my upper front teeth and it is causing swelling and numbness in my face. My nose and the entire right side of my face is numb. What should I do?

Dr. Matthew Hyde
Board Certified, Dentistry
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I have an abscess in one of my upper front teeth and it is causing swelling and numbness in my face. My nose and the entire right side of my face is numb. What should I do?

Run!: Do not walk. See either a dentist, oral surgeon, or on er ; asap. You should not fool around with home care and advice from"friends".You most likely need treatment and antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Board Certified, Geriatrics
25 years in practice
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Nose pain @ r tissue around lateral crus. Inside of nose swelling. No history of injury. Pws that side. Prev light smkr of 20 yr, quit 3 yr, started again?

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Nose pain @ r tissue around lateral crus. Inside of nose swelling. No history of injury.  Pws that side. Prev light smkr of 20 yr, quit 3 yr, started again?

Cellulitis: Cellulitis is soft tissue infection. Go see your family doc to see if you have an infection of your nose and are in need of antibiotics. In meantime, warm compresses are good if you think you have an infection while cold compresses (or ice packs) are good for injuries. What is pws (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/pws)? No good reason to start smoking again. It's time to quit (again). Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I have pain, redness, and swelling on the right side of my nose that has got progressivley worse after my septoplasty. What is happening?

Dr. Alan Ali
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I have pain, redness, and swelling on the right side of my nose that has got progressivley worse after my septoplasty. What is happening?

Thanks for asking!: Not sure when the surgery was done, but i certainly recommend calling your surgeon to have that checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Gordon
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Have a swelling on outside of nose dr said not cancer, dosent know what it is.Also have slight swelling on that side of face.Also have trigeminal neura?

Dr. Stephen Gordon
Board Certified, Dentistry
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Have a swelling on outside of nose dr said not cancer, dosent know what it is.Also have slight swelling on that side of face.Also have trigeminal neura?

See another Doctor: See a dermotologist for evaluation. If the doctor does not know, then they may refer you to another doctor or clinic or biopsy the swelling for an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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