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Scab Inside Nose Won T Heal
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.?
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 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
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 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?
Yes it is: Petrolatum (vaseline) is also ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nose sore: First try to moisten it with a little vaseline or petroleum-based ointment. Vaseline works nicely and there isn't any antibiotic or other drug to which to have a possible reaction. Then, use some saline. For you, i would recommend trying the new saline gel that several companies make. Apply the vaseline twice a day to the affected area and use the saline at least four times a day. ...Read more
Scabbing and pain with cuts in the nose also skin irritation and bloody noses what could this be and what can I do?
Infection&congestion: Probably you have a bad sinus and nostril infection. Besides keeping it clean , dry, apply neospotin ointment for now. If congested take some decongestants . If not improving , you must a doctor for evaluation and possible antibiotics, before you get complications. ...Read more
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
Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area accompanied by cough?
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
painful scab inside the nose NOT from lupus or herpes? How to treat, when to see Dr? Neosporin ok?
4 DAYS NEOSPORIN: GIVE IT ONLY 4 DAYS IF NO IMPROVEMENT SEE ENT DOCTOR. DONOT TRY TO PEEL IT OFF YOURSELF ...Read more
Dry nose. Have hard scabs in nose that bleed sometimes. Hurts to blow nose. Live in colorado very dry climate. How can I soften nose to prevent?
Sometimes impetigo: Sometimes scabs in the nose may just be from dryness, but other times, they may become secondarily infected. If vaseline or neosporin don't work, there is a chance it could be an impetigo infection. In such which case you would need to have an appointment for evaluation and a possible a prescription for something like mupirocin (an antibiotic) ointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I'm on lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 12.5 mg and adderall it 60 mg could these two together be drying my nose giving me hard burgers and scabs in nose? Advice?
Possibly, slightly: Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has some mild nose-drying (diminishing secretions) tendencies, but the other medicines don't especially. But it would be most useful to review this with your prescribing doctor, since you are getting some annoying symptons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer