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Painful red lump on inside of nose?

Painful red lump on inside of nose?

Vestibulitis: The most common cause of a painful red lump on the inside of the nose is vestibulitis, which is an infection of the hair follicles of the inside skin of the nose where the hairs grow. The treatment is oral antibiotics, an antibiotic cream and careful cleaning. This should be examined by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I ve had a head chest cold for weeks and a few days ago a hard lump developed between the tip of my cheekbone and nose it is red and painful to touch it is very deep under the skin and the size of a chick pea ?

May be unrelated...: ...To your recent chest cold; i would suggest that your doctor examine the lump as it could well be an abscess or perhaps something related to the upper teeth; something that comes up so quickly with tenderness usually suggests something infectious so your doctor would be the first person i would see. ...Read more

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I have a very painful red lump the size of a pea between my left eye and nose, any idea's what it could be?

I have a very painful red lump the size of a pea between my left eye and nose, any idea's what it could be?

Folliculitis: If I have to guess, being painful and red, it is an infection or inflammation and that area has hair and hair follicles so i would guess folliculitis, or acne. If it is an infection, you need to see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small lump like feeling under my nose and it hurts very badly. All you can see in a mirror is redness. And its right under my nose opening.

I have a small lump like feeling under my nose and it hurts very badly. All you can see in a mirror is redness. And its right under my nose opening.

Likely Staph: It sounds like possibly superficial infection of skin. If there is crusting or and drainage, antibiotics will help. Usually, any antibiotics that cover Staph infection and topical mupirocin cream will probably help. ...Read more

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What are these red lumps inside my nose?

What are these red lumps inside my nose?

Inside your nose: Hello, i think what you are seeing inside your nose are the structures called turbinates. They filter, warm and humidify the air that you breathe through your nose. These are normal structures. Check with your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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Nose often feels blocked, esp on left side. When I look in it I see two big swollen 'lumps' in my left nostril that look quite red. What is this?

Nose often feels blocked, esp on left side. When I look in it I see two big swollen 'lumps' in my left nostril that look quite red. What is this?

Nasal obstruction : You could have a variety of problems affecting your breathing through your nose. The 2 red lumps could be the inferior and middle turbinates, polyps in the nose, or other lesions. You also may have a deviated septum affecting breathing on the left side. See an ENT for exam and recommendations. You can be helped with this and should breathe better soon. ...Read more