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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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29f few bumps in nose. Have grown into large white masses over a week. Swollen lymph, small patchy rashes, lower back pain. Should I be seen?

29f few bumps in nose. Have grown into large white masses over a week. Swollen lymph, small patchy rashes, lower back pain. Should I be seen?

Nasal polyps?: I'm having some trouble visualizing your description, but maybe you have nasal polyps? Regardless, a physician needs to evaluate you and examine the nose. Enlarging mass in the nasal cavity should be seen, particularly in the context of changing lymph nodes, should be seen. I suspect nasal polyps and/or infection may be the cause and both require treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

Intranasal bump: Hello. It is hard to determine what to do about your problem because it's impossible for us to know exactly what your " bump" actually is. It could be an inferior septal spur, a polyp, a turbinate, a cyst, could be any number of possibilities. My point being; it is best to see your ENT physician who will determine exactly what you are referring to and what therapy is needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bump inside my nose?

What does it mean when I have a bump inside my nose?

Stop Picking!: Tiny bumps in the nose are common, and nearly all arise from one cause: picking. More precisely, excessive attention to nasal hygiene -- blowing the nose, cleaning it out with tissues, trying to remove all debris -- results in tiny scabs, forming over sore and healing areas, to be removed. This, then, keeps them from healing and eventually the body replaces the scab with scar: the bump! ...Read more

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Anything I can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Anything I can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Vestibulitis is ...: An infection that occurs in the hair bearing area inside the nose. This usually starts as a tender area on the nasal tip or inside. It can progress to an abscess and even involve the entire nose and midface. Keep the area clean, keep the fingers out and use Bacitracin ointment 3x/day around the vestibule. See a doctor if it progresses. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose for past 2 years and sometimes it hurts?

I have a bump inside my nose for past 2 years and sometimes it hurts?

Probably time to: Get it checked by your physician or an ENT specialist. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose for the past two years and sometimes it hurts what is it?

I have a bump inside my nose for the past two years and sometimes it hurts what is it?

I do not know: Without an exam I really cannot tell what it is. best for you to see an ENT dr. since it has been 2 years. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Bump forming inside my nose after piercing. What do I do?

Bump forming inside my nose after piercing. What do I do?

Septal piercing?: Perichondritis can occur with septal piercing. Keloid scar may develop with piercing. Recommend evaluation by dermatologist at this time. ...Read more

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I have a few red itchy bumps inside my nose. Is this hsv1?

I have a few red itchy bumps inside my nose. Is this hsv1?

Possibly: Very possibly. The early you institute treatment, the better response. There are a couple of prescription antivirals that work well. Also, come OTC topicals that work less well. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my nose. What can I use to get rid of it?

Intranasal bump: Hello, the bump inside your nose should be evaluated by your doctor. It's hard to make specific recommendations for an unknown condition. You may be describing a septal spur, a normal cartilage, an infectious condition or a neoplasm. See your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have "kernels" inside my nose that are extremely painful. These bumps are in between the skin and never come to a head. They make it hard to breathe?

I have "kernels" inside my nose that are extremely painful. These bumps are in between the skin and never come to a head. They make it hard to breathe?

Nasal Vestibulitis: If these "kernels" occur right around the nostril openings, it can be a small infection of the nostril hair follicles called nasal vestibulitis. These can be painful and tender bumps from an infected hair follicle. The best treatment and prevention for this is to try bactroban or Mupirocin 2% ointment in the nostrils two to three times a day. ...Read more

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While I was cleaning it had a red bump inside my nose where the pierce is but it doesn't bother me, it bleed easily since I accidentally remove it?

While I was cleaning it had a red bump inside my nose where the pierce is but it doesn't bother me, it bleed easily since I accidentally remove it?

Infection or scab: Might be getting a littrle infection at the peircing spot if a scab or sore, bleeding is from the small blood vessel or cappilarry that is prevelant in the area, just a wick of cotton with some petroleum jelly to avoid sticking and press on it will stop the bleed in a minute or so then you can pull the wick out. If gets worse will need an antibiotic,, might use over the counter antibiotic ointmen ...Read more

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Does smoking cause white bumps in nose or swollen nasal passage of red plushy thing, nose is dry too?

Does smoking cause white bumps in nose or swollen nasal passage of red plushy thing, nose is dry too?

Ans: Well smoking can lead to sinus issues and this sounds like what you may have. You can try steaming but you sound like might have an infection so perhaps best to see your doctor ...Read more

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5 months ago I got hit by a golf ball in the nose but It just hurt for a second and it was fine. It was just an underhand toss. I realized it after two weeks that i have a tiny bump I had never seen before. Its like a bone but only on the right side of my

5 months ago I got hit by a golf ball in the nose but It just hurt for a second and it was fine. It was just an underhand toss. I realized it after two weeks that i have a tiny bump I had never seen before. Its like a bone but only on the right side of my

Should be fine: Doesn't sound like you need to worry about this. Even if it is related to the golf ball incident, there's nothing that needs to be done. If you're worried about something else, see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a cluster of bumps in nose and on forehead, doesn't look like acne. What can I do?

I have a cluster of bumps in nose and on forehead, doesn't look like acne. What can I do?

You can schedule an: Appointment with your dermatologist. Definitive diagnosis is needed to determine tx plan. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms a sign of more than likely?: white bumps in nose, sores in mouth; burning rectum

What are these symptoms a sign of more than likely?: white bumps in nose, sores in mouth; burning rectum

Diagnosis: There is no way to make a diagnosis on the internet. You are going to have to bite the bullet and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Is there a std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Here are some...: What presented is not enough to derive a right Dx. And how to figure out what might cause all your reported symptoms requires collecting detailed history, conducting proper physical exam, & giving reasonable tests as needed. Then how? Please follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Dco for right Dx / Rx... ...Read more

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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

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Had septoplasty 2 weeks ago, hit my nose today at the top, not really hard, it hurt only a min and there's a small bump come up, not painful, worried.

Had septoplasty 2 weeks ago, hit my nose today at the top, not really hard, it hurt only a min and there's a small bump come up, not painful, worried.

See your doctor: See your treating doctor for a look at the septal surgery site to see if any shift or damage of the septal position might have occurred. This is just smart precaution, particularly considering that swelling typically results from such a blow, which may not have damaged your repair. ...Read more

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I have this hard painful bump like right under my nose on the right side close to the crease, bigger than a black/white head, it's just a small bump?

I have this hard painful bump like right under my nose on the right side close to the crease, bigger than a black/white head, it's just a small bump?

Cyst: At your age it is probably a little cyst. It may disappear on its own. If it does not let your doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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Small liquid filled bump on top of nose. Oozes clear liquid when popped. Won't go away for half a year. Becomes rosy when squeezed. What could it be?

Small liquid filled bump on top of nose. Oozes clear liquid when popped. Won't go away for half a year. Becomes rosy when squeezed. What could it be?

Sorry: I am sorry that you are having problems, however, doctors on this public site cannot diagnose or prescribe. We do not have access to be able to ask further questions and get answers. We cannot comment on any medication unless you provide the name. You need to take your questions to HealthTap Virtual Consultation. If you are in Texas, I will be glad to help you. www.healthtap.com/DrJones. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my nose. You can't notice it unless you get a side view of it but it still bothers me. Will constantly pressing down on it help?

Nasal bump: If it has been there a while, pressing on it won't help. You could have your doctor look at it to evaluate it to determine the best doctor to see about it. If it was from a recent trauma, time will be the best thing, but massaging it sometimes helps. ...Read more

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I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

HypertrophicScarInf: It may be a hypertrophic scar like keloid, granuloma or allergic reaction to the nose ring if it contains Nickel.
I suggest you get it checked by your Doctor and do not take it off till you see the doctor
If infected may need local or oral antibiotics after cleaning and draining the bump by the doctor. Do not try to sqeeze or drain the bump. If it is a scar, granuloma or keloid. It can be handled later ...Read more

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What would be small pimple bumps right near the nose?

What would be small pimple bumps right near the nose?

Blocked pores: These could be small blocked pores in which an astrigent available over the counter would help. It could also be a small skin infection known as impetigo which would require an antibiotic. Get your doctor to check these. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more