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Recurring Scab In Nose
I have what feels to be a scab on the top of my head. Every other day or so I pick it off. It does not hurt and has been reoccurring for some time?
PICKED SCAB ON SCALP:
FIRST OF ALL, STOP PICKING!
NEXT, SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
THERE IS NO WAY OF TELLING WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING YOUR SCALP.
BUT ABOVE ALL: STOP YOUR PICKING! ...Read more
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
Absess on breast can I treat at home as originally pin head opening now open with scab can I prevent it reoccuring?
Abcess: It's best to have your physician examine you if there is continuing redness and tenderness or persistent drainage. ...Read more
Dryness, infection: It is very common for the front of the nose to be infected due to local irritation, nose blowing and dryness. Mucous will form in the nose which can lead to scabbing and irritation. You might want to try some Bacitracin ointment inside your nostrils several times a day. There is also a product called ponaris oil which is like chapstick for the nose. This can be very helpful as well. ...Read more
Scabs in nose: Have you tried using an ointment in your nose daily? ...Read more
Skin Wound: Keep the area moist with aquaphor oinment. The skin heals faster when it is kept moist. ...Read more
My nose is constantly dripping, even at night, all night, and now my nose has developed a nasty scab, What should I do?
Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read more
My nose is swollen it hurts a lot and have clear scabs in it on the right side just appeared like two days ago.....what should I do?
Painfull scab up nose that sometimes goes then comes back can be bloody sometimes I pick it to releive it then goes comes back week later?
See an E.N.T: His should be examined, you may need a biopsy depending on what the lesion looks like. ...Read more
My nose feels like there's something blocking it, it hurts and feels like a scab. When I blow it nothing comes out but I know something's in there! ?
Crusting in Nose: You may have a simple infection of the nasal hair follicles but there could be a sign of a sinus infection or other issues. Try an otc ointment such as Bacitracin or polysporin. Avoid neosporin - it can cause a serious rash. Consult your doctor or ENT specialist if it continues. ...Read more
See your doctor: While vaseline can help soothe scabs in your nose, you may require an actual treatment in order to get rid of them. Many people carry staph aureus bacteria in their nose. Others carry the herpes virus in their nose. Your doctor can culture the affected area to help you treat the scabs more effectively. ...Read more
What do you expect?
A scab is your body's way to stop bleeding. So removing a scab may lead to more bleeding. Try not to p;ick. Instead keep your nose moist with an ointment. If the problem persists, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more