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Reducing Inflammation In The Nose
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Dry, scaly and flaky skin at around and at my nose. There is no inflammation. It occurs always.Please help.
What causes nose/facial redness and inflammation when there is an artificial heat source(ie, indoor heating, or flourescent lighting)?
Tiny bumps with white stuff in them in t-zone and sometimes inside nose. Slight tingling but no itching or inflammation. Goes away and reoccurs?
Glandular : Your symptoms appear to be related to some type of glandular activity in the skin, perhaps from sebaceous glands. As long as they are not inflamed- reddened, pus, local swelling - then just watch it. If inflamed or if you have cosmetic concerns, then see an Ear Nose Throat specialist or dermatologist for evaluation. Hope that helps. ...Read more
What can i do or use to get rid of my first blind pimple on my nose? I know i can't get results over night, i want to reduce redness & inflammation.
For a little over a week my nose has been stuffed up, and whenever I blow my nose to clear it up, it's a mixture of blood and mucus. This is only happening in one nostril. Is this a nasal inflammation or something else?
Nasal drainage: A runny nose is common with any cold. However, if there is bleeding, your nose is likely dry and you may be blowing your nose too forcefully. You are better off using a saline rinse when you feel like blowing your nose and applying a saline based gel to humidify the nose. If the symptoms persist, I recommend you see a physician. ...Read more
I have blocked nose everyday. My ENT surgeon told me I have chronic inflammation of the turbinates & need surgery. Does it has any repercussions pls?
Turbinates: There are many different procedures to reduce turbinate hypertrophy, The goal is to reduce hypertrophied tissue while maintaining the mucosal surface, as the turbinates serve an important function. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr said i ve non allergic rhinitis, i ve no runny nose/sneezing only nasal congestion & chronic inflammation of nasal lining, was it a correct dignosis?
Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?
Neti pots can: reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Address the cause: Understanding and treating the cause of the nasal inflammation is a sure way to decreasing the symptoms. Control of environmental allergies, avoidance of nasal irritants such as smoke, smog, perfumes, and cleaning agents may also be helpful. Correction of non-allergic causes is also suggested, such as deviated nasal septum, nasal polyps, turbinate hyptrophy and conchae. ...Read more
Saline rinses: Buffered saline nasal rinses have been shown to be as good, if not almost as good, as medicated intranasal steroids in relieving the subjective degree of nasal obstruction (snot-20 questionnaire). A simple mixture of sodium bicarbonate, sea salt and distilled water is all that is needed to relieve much of the nasal congestion that is felt on a daily basis. Failing this, an ENT evaluation is needed. ...Read more
Absolutely: One function of the nose is to trap large particles from getting into the lung. Saline irrigation of the nose restores humidity, helps clear thick secretions and crusting, also removes pollen and other substances that stick to the lining of the nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are three main causes of inflammation in the nose: allergies, infection, and autoimmune disorders, in which your immune system is attacking your own tissues. The first two are far more common. Persistent inflammation is most likely due to allergies and is often seasonal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers