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Nostrils Crusty Antibiotics
Nose picking? : It is really unusual to have scabs in your nose without trauma. You can get nose bleeds with allergies or other reasons. Sometimes people get nose bleeds with blood disorders. You can also get nosebleeds with blood cancers like leukemia. If you don't pick your nose, you need an evaluation ...Read more
I've had nasal cellulitis a month. I'm taking antibiotics and use Bactroban in nostrils. Rash on cheeks spread to eyelid. Will Bactroban help eyelid?
Bactroban (mupirocin): No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ears, throat, nasal passages, & inside chest and lungs itch! 2 antibiotics and 1 steroid no relief. 4 months now.
See a specialist: If you have not seen a specialist yet, i would recommend following up with an ear, nose and throat doctor or doctor specializing in allergies. If you have already seen a specialist, i would make sure you follow up again for further testing. Don't give up! take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Boil on toe,clear jelly like pus. Treated with antibiotic ointment. boil dry up but grow again in 2 weeks.
Have severe sinus infect. taking 600mg Cefdinik daily.Big adenoids, Bloody nose down throat, rust smell, scratchy throat. Just a bloody nose draining?
Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?
Allergist or ENT: Your nasal symptoms can very well be due to the drugs you are on, lexapro, geodon (ziprasidone) or trazodone, all can cause dry mucus membranes hence dry nose, trazodone can cause nasal congestion too, when seen please mention that you're on those medicines, meanwhile, please keep using saline nasal wash liberally, for an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more
Post nasal drip: Nasal drainage into your throat is the normal pathway nasal mucus takes. You feel this if the volume of mucus is great, like when you have a cold or rhinitis, or when the mucus is thick. Keep yourself hydrated and use saline nasal rinse to thin, and decrease the sensation of mucus passage. If you have allergies, use your medications. ...Read more
Woke up with eye mucus & crust on lashes; both eyes. Eye's aren't red; no pain. Stuffy nose, voice sounds congested; no cough. Sinus infection?
Probably not: Most sinus infections do not cause eye symptoms like you are describing. That sounds like an infection/irritation of your eyelashes called blepheritis. That can be treated with baby shampoo rinsing of the eyelashes. The other symptoms are most likely from allergies or an early respiratory infection. Sinus infections when they do occur do not usually need antibiotics. ...Read more
3yr old has congested wet cough, nasal congest.,no fever,clear nasal mucus,irritated throat, taking antibio's for yeast inf.Cold? Concern? Treatment?
Antibiotics: Antibiotics as you know do not treat viral infections. Most upper respiratory infections are caused by viruses and will clear by themselves in a few days. Encourage lots of fluids, try sitting with her in a hot steamy bathroom to loosen phlegm and mucus, and call your pediatrician if she seems ill or sicker. ...Read more
Crusty sore under my 11 month old's nose. He has runny nose which is irritating it. Tried aquaphor & neosporin & it's not getting better. See dr?
Yes: Just to make sure it is not anything serious i'd go to the doctors if it hasn't improved. ...Read more
Extreme throat pain. Ears conjested. Tongue hurts. Teeth hurt. Sinus pressure. Runny nose. Drainage from eyes. Bad cold? Or need antibiotic?
Acute sinusitis: Can be caused by vital or bacterial infection. Is a common condition, but if you have signs or symptoms that may indicate a serious infection: severe headache confusion, double vision, stiff neck shortness of breath call your pcp. In any case is always good to see your doctor preventing future complications and decide for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Persistent thick dark green mucus from nose. One blocked nostril, sinus pain. 3 rounds of antibiotics. Just viral and wait it out? Been 2mths
Doesn't sound viral: Presuming you were on appropriate antibiotics, it sounds like you have chronic sinusitis. You might consider seeing an ear/nose/throat specialist (otorhinolaryngologist) to help determine if an anatomical issue such as a nasal polyp or a foreign body is responsible for the persistent infection. Good luck! ...Read more
Sore & painful throat with redness, nose drainage, and clear/yellow mucus with streaks of blood? Sinuses maybe? Smoker (ciggs)
Bad cold??: How long have you had these problems? Sounds like there is a lot draining gown your throat as well. Do you have fever? Body aches!? Do your upper teeth hurt? If you have been sick longer than 10-14 days you should see your dr as you might have developed a sinus infection . Use a cool mist humidifier in your bedroom, try not to blow, keep you nose moist with saline spray . Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps too. ...Read more