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Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Parasites: Highly unlikely. See a doctor and have this diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was sick a few months ago & developed a sore on the front upper inside of my nose that is painful and won't heal.

I was sick a few months ago & developed a sore on the front upper inside of my nose that is painful and won't heal.

Need nasal exam: A internasal sore that has been present for a few months and has not healed does want further investigation and i recommend finding an ENT provider to evaluate and examine the inside of your nose. ...Read more

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How can I heal a sore in my nose?

How can I heal a sore in my nose?

Nasal sore: Hello, a sore inside your nose ay be related to a condition called nasal vestibulitis. This is usually caused by a staph bacteria. I usually prescribe an antibiotic ointment. Be careful with the otc ointments. See your doctor. I have seen nasal problems become much worse with the use of otc medications within the nasal amity. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I wear a c-pape machine and sometimes i get a sore on one or both sides of my mouth and my mask just covers my nose and my nose and my nose get dry like a plastic coating around my nostrils.What can I buy to help heal the sores and make my nose stop hurti

I wear a c-pape machine and sometimes i get a sore on one or both sides of my mouth and my mask just covers my nose and my nose and my nose get dry like a plastic coating around my nostrils.What can I buy to help heal the sores and make my nose stop hurti

This : This is a common problem i see with patients who use a c-pap. The proper treatment depends a bit on the exact location and clinical observation so i would recommend you consult a dermatologist. Sometimes i recommend Hydrocortisone cream with a thin layer of zinc oxide paste over that to help reduce inflammation and irritation. Other cases, just a little bit of vaseline. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have been having this nasal sore that scabs over and will not heal for 2 years how do I treat it when I have no medical insurance or money for a doc?

I have been having this nasal sore that scabs over and will not heal for 2 years how do I treat it when I have no medical insurance or money for a doc?

Chesapeake Care: The Chesapeake Care Clinic on Military Highway should be able to see you. You can call them at 757-545-5700 to schedule an appointment. If you need to be seen by a dermatologist they can arrange that. I volunteer there once a month. ...Read more

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Nose still split and sore. Treated with hydrogen peroxide and vacate in which cleared it up for only a few days. That treatment won't work any more.

Nose still split and sore. Treated with hydrogen peroxide and vacate in which cleared it up for only a few days. That treatment won't work any more.

Vestibulitis: It depends where your nose is sore, but if it is around the nostrils, you can get a low grade infection in the nostril entrance which causes redness, pain, splitting of the nasal skin, crusting and it can be stubborn. It often requires a topical antibiotic and sometimes oral antibiotic. The hydrogen peroxide may be too irritating and drying. Should see a doctor. ...Read more