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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?
Sounds: Like you created a chronic irritation. You should probably revisit with your ent. ...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
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 an 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 noses 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?
Not possible to say: Without looking at them. Most likely local irritation and dryness, but you need to make sure it is not more serious condition. Show them to your doctor or ENT specialist just to be sure. ...Read more
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
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.?
See a PCP: There are several reasons for nasal lesions, most common are bacterial and viral infection. However, finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. See a PCP for examination, diagnosis and treatment options. Take good care. ...Read more
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
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
THE SCAB WILL FALL OFF
Septal piercing?: Perichondritis can occur with septal piercing. Keloid scar may develop with piercing. Recommend evaluation by dermatologist at this time. ...Read more
SCAB FROM BLACKHEADS:
THERE IS NO QUICK WAY. . . UNLESS YOU WANT A BUNCH OF SCARS!
WASH 2 or 3 TIMES DAILY AND THE SCABS WILL COME OFF BY THEMSELVES. ...Read more
Typical: Your sinuses do not tolerate water very much, and that makes them hurt. ...Read more
Let it fall off: The Best way to deal with a scab is to let it fall off on its own. After a cut, the scab forms as a result of bleeding with platelets and clotting factors creating a barrier to stop bleeding and to facilitate wound healing underneath. If you pick the scab before the healing is done, the body has to start all over again. Depending on how wide the cut and scab is, it will take a couple of weeks. ...Read more
Hi, you need to see a dermatologist to make sure it's nothing serious,
Good luck. ...Read more