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Scab Inside My Nose
Yes it is: Petrolatum (vaseline) is also ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 more
I have flat, dry, & hard scab-like "boogers" that form only on my septum up inside my nose with horrible nasal passage congestion for months now. Help?
Dry nasal crusting: Greetings. Fancy words for "boogers". These episodes happen from xcessive dryness. Saline nasal spray and AYR gel may be the answer. Sleep with a humidifier and drink more water. If these suggestions fail to resolve the issues, see your ENT. An antibiotic covering Staph may be needed. ...Read more
Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?
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 more