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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 a sore in my left nostril for the last 6 weeks that will not heal. Please help?

I have a sore in my left nostril for the last 6 weeks that will not heal. Please help?

ENT doctor: An ENT doctor would be in a good position to do an exam and determine what treatments would be necessary. There is a wide range of causes for the symptoms you describe, some of which are more annoyances, and some of which are more serious conditions. ...Read more

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I've had a sore in one nostril for a little over a week due to dry air (i believe). What would you recommend to do to help it heal?

I've had a sore in one nostril for a little over a week due to dry air (i believe). What would you recommend to do to help it heal?

Very small amount of: Moisturizer. Let me emphasize, very small amount of moisturizer applied to the nostril at night. Do not use more than a trace as larger amount can get in the lungs and cause trouble. Try a humidifier, especially in your bedroom. ...Read more