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Thick black green scab like coming from nose when blowing sinus pain and pressure and headaches?

Thick black green scab like coming from nose when blowing sinus pain and pressure and headaches?

Sinusitis?: It sounds like you may be dealing with a sinus infection. You need to see your doctor to be evaluated and given the appropriate treatment. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Been having headaches & migraines for a year all day every day. Face and neck become numb. I've had MRI head scab done and nothing showed what's wrong?

Been having headaches & migraines for a year all day every day. Face and neck become numb. I've had MRI head scab done and nothing showed what's wrong?

Migraine: Often times, MRI of the head for migraine headache will be normal. That doesn't mean you are not having migraines. You should discuss this with your doctor or a physician that specializes in migraine. ...Read more

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Scabs up my nose, why?

Scabs up my nose, why?

Dryness, infection: It is very common for the front of the nose to be infected due to local irritation, nose blowing and dryness. Mucous will form in the nose which can lead to scabbing and irritation. You might want to try some Bacitracin ointment inside your nostrils several times a day. There is also a product called ponaris oil which is like chapstick for the nose. This can be very helpful as well. ...Read more

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What causes scabs to form in my nose?

What causes scabs to form in my nose?

Dry: Most of the time, the nose is crusty because it is dry. See an ENT for exam. Simple measures to help include nasal saline mist or nasal gel. Other problems may be present that need attention, so see md. ...Read more

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Headache feels better with pressing above nose. Sinus?

Headache feels better with pressing above nose. Sinus?

Sinus headache: You may have a sinus related headache. There are sinuses above the nose/forehead, below the eyes. When they get inflamed by a virus, allergies, or bacteria. It can cause a headache, along with typical upper resp symptoms. You should feel better with OTC remedies for your headaches and sinus congestion and hopefully start feeling better over the next week. If not, def see your PCP. ...Read more

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My nose burns and I have a slight headache what could b causing this?

Allergy: This could be related to allergic rhinitis causing inflammation in the sinuses. If it continues or worsens, or of you start to develop other symptoms with your headache, you should see your pcp. ...Read more

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When diving I suffer from headache just over my nose. Why? What can I do?

When diving I suffer from headache just over my nose. Why? What can I do?

Sinus headache: First, you need to figure out the real cause of your headache pain. It has been estimated that approximately 70% of migraine headaches overlie the sinuses and are triggered by changes in barometric pressure (e.g. diving). Rec.: see your orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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When should my nose stop making large painful scabs after septoplasty. Almost 6 weeks out.

When should my nose stop making large painful scabs after septoplasty. Almost 6 weeks out.

Painful Scabs: To prevent scabs from forming which slow down the healing process, try using aquaphor ointment 2-4 times a day on the septoplasty. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had a growth removed in his nose it is now back a he is suffering with headaches?

My boyfriend had a growth removed in his nose it is now back a he is suffering with headaches?

Go back to the doc: He needs to return to the doctor who did the procedure to get it checked,. ...Read more

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Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Yes: Yes. See an ENT doc first for evaluation. He/she may refer you to an orofacial-TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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I have a headache on one side of my head and my nose is congested what's going on been like this for two days?

I have a headache on one side of my head and my nose is congested what's going on been like this for two days?

Sinus headache.: That sounds like a sinus headache to me. Could be allergies or perhaps a bacterial or viral infection. An infection would usually be accompanied by sore throat, fever, chills, sweats and muscle and joint aches. ...Read more

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I've been getting headaches every day for the past few days why do I keep getting them it starts from my nose to my head?

I've been getting headaches every day for the past few days why do I keep getting them it starts from my nose to my head?

Headache specialist: New daily persistent headache always represents a particular diagnostic challenge. See orofacial pain practitioner or a headache specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I get headaches and my nose blocks up after being around smoke, perfume why is this what is it and what can I do about it?

I get headaches and my nose blocks up after being around smoke, perfume why is this what is it and what can I do about it?

VASOMOTOR RHINITIS: Is possibly your problem! This is not the same as allergy but is just as "pesky" Try OTC (First Aide) a steroid nasal spray.EG "NASOCORT" (just an example)
Hope this helps!
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My nose has been running constantly on one side only for two weeks. The fluid is clear and thin and sometimes causes a headache. What is this?

Cad: Could be a CSF cerebrospinal fluid leak. You need an ENT and a ct of the sinuses or and temporal bone if the ENT does not visualize the spot that is leaking. Sometime special dye study is done for leaks. ...Read more

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Hi...I've been suffering from sinusitis since last 6 months...headache for last 6 months in evng till mrng.nose blocked in mrng.head becomes heavy.

Hi...I've been suffering from sinusitis since last 6 months...headache for last 6 months in evng till mrng.nose blocked in mrng.head becomes heavy.

Be seen: You need to see an ear nose and throat doctor. People with your complaints often have chronic sinusitis. Likely will need a trial of 3 weeks of antibiotics or a surgical intervention ...Read more

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I feel disoriented most of the day, I have been getting headaches more frequently and more intense. Nose doesn't bleed but feels like it will start to?

See your doctor: Way many things can cause what you describe. See your medical doctor for a history and physical examination. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Running nose and headache?

Running nose and headache?

Allergies: This is very common for seasonal allergies. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Not exactly normal: A headache when blowing the nose is not really normal. However, a brief and mild headache is less likely to be something serious than a severe and lasting headache. Sometimes a low-grade sinus infection may be aggravated by blowing the nose, and that might explain the headache. If these headaches continue -- and certainly if they worsen -- an exam by your family physician is advisable. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a headache & my nose hurts?

What should I do if I have a headache & my nose hurts?

See a neurologist: If your nose hurts every time you have a headache then nose pain is part of your headache. The medications to treat the headache will control your nose pain as well. However, if nose pain and headaches occur at different times then you have 2 different issues. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be concerned about a mild headache after falling and breaking my nose?

Do you think I should be concerned about a mild headache after falling and breaking my nose?

Get it checked out: Although it is totally reasonable to have a headache after falling and breaking your nose you also need to make sure you didn't hurt your head — definitely get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I get this headache out of nowhere, that makes my head feel like its being squeezed and it feels very cold, mostly behind my nose. Should I be worried?

Don't worry: You have had the tests to rule out dangerous things. Your doctor will next need to figure out what to give you to ease the headache when you get it. How long does it last, do you have a prodrome or feeling that comes on before the headache starts tht would allow you to take medication to prevent it. Do you have nausea and photopobia with the headache. The doctor is trying to decrease the HA ...Read more