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Scab Inside My Nose
I had a septoplasty around 8 months ago, and during recovery i picked the scab inside my nose a lot, and now my nose hasn't healed and is swollen?
Sounds: Like you created a chronic irritation. You should probably revisit with your ent. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Yes it is: Petrolatum (vaseline) is also ok. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My mucous membrane just inside my nose scabs over and never heals. I can get the scab off which is thin but it comes back. Shouldn't this be biopsied?
See ENT: They are specialists and will be able to get you the best treatment and or tell you if the area needs to be biopsied. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have cuts in my nose that won't heal. They scab over and are painful. Weird smell inside my nose sometimes too. Chest is tight and hard to breathe.?
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I have little scabs inside my nose that don't hurt when i touch them, but could they be cold sores? I don't get them there but have blown my nose a lot
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I have a indent inside my nose on the cartilage if there is a scab over it will it get better or worse I use a lot of nose spray i'm scared its hole?
Don't worry: There is little cause for alarm. The key is to leave it alone, don't fuss with it, pick at it, or put anything into your nose, and it will likely be fine. Stay away from nasal decongestant sprays (and especially do not snort Cocaine or other drugs). See an ear nose and throat specialist if pain or bleeding occur. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Thanks for asking!: Vasoline can help with scabs in the nose but, it is very thick and may impair your breathing ability. I would recommend something that is really made for the nose, over the counter at your local drug store. Then prevent getting scabs in the nose if you can. ...Read moreGet help now ›
How can you prevent a scab developing on the inside of your nose? I have been getting these ever since I was little and it hurts to touch your nose.
Moisturize: Using nasal saline gel may help moisturize the area enough that the nasal mucosa heals. At times, these sores are perpetuated by bacterial infection and resolve quickly with topical antibiotic creams. Try to keep it moist and if that doesn't work, see your doctor. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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