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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 more
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
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?
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 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
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 more
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?
Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! All the best! ...Read more
Have scabs and puss bumps in nostrils which are creating holes in nasal cavity what could this be?
Staph Infections: This is serious. I hope you are getting appropriate antibiotics and are taking them. There is no reason to wait. This can be very serious. ...Read more
Hi, you need to see a dermatologist to make sure it's nothing serious,
Good luck. ...Read more
Skin Wound: Keep the area moist with aquaphor oinment. The skin heals faster when it is kept moist. ...Read more
Had cryo on bridge of nose for s/k 1/3. Tore off scab with towel while drying 1/11 and it bled. No blood today. Still heal ok? New scab form?
Relax: Will heal ok. Lubricate with aquaphor or vaseline. No bandages. No antibiotics or antiseptics. Water is good. ...Read more
Have a scab in my nostril that tends to rip off when I blow my nose, rebuild, and repeat the cycle. What can I do to get this area to heal properly?
I have a sore on the inside of the tip of my nose that will not heal, I believe it forms scabs though they look like mucus. What should I do?
Antibiotic ointment: Apply it twice a day for 5 days and try not to rub or pick at it. If it doesn't improve see your doctor for a look ...Read more
Recent nose pierce. Bump beside it. Popped it. Now became a red, bloody boil with large, dark, protruding scab covering for three weeks that won't heal?
Scab: If all the redness has subsided and there is no longer active inflammation, nature will eventually remove the scab. I don't recommend your removing as it is a protective structure. However if there are signs of continuing skin infection such as redness tenderness, pus drainage, you must seek medical attention by a physician as infections in this area of the face require proper and prompt treatment ...Read more
I popped this big pimple on the side of my nose. It scabbed over and I was putting aloe vera on it. How can I get the scab to heal faster? Photo day near
You can: You can get your doctor to use duoderm on the wound. ...Read more