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How can i get relief from swelling & soreness inside nose?

How can i get relief from swelling & soreness inside nose?

Otolaryngology visit: I would Imagine that you have allergies. Possibly a prescription for allergies will be helpful. I would advise a visit to a PCP. ...Read more

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Have small tender sore inside nose. Do they usually heal on their own? I'm scared of antibiotics due to C Diff history. Do I need to stop Flonase use?

Have small tender sore inside nose. Do they usually heal on their own? I'm scared of antibiotics due to C Diff history. Do I need to stop Flonase use?

Nasal lesion: Discuss with doctor stopping Flonase for now and using possible Astelin (azelastine) or antihistamine spray. For the lesion you could use a topical antibiotic like Mupirocin if it is bacterial and not too large. .If it is viral like herpes could use topical antiviral or pills ( they are not associated with Cdiff, as far as I know). Follow up with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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I woke up with a sore inside my nose and by the next day the whole inside of that nostril was swollen and so sore what could it be?

I woke up with a sore inside my nose and by the next day the whole inside of that nostril was swollen and so sore what could it be?

Get it checked out: I would see a doctor asap. It could be infected, and one of the most common causes of such infections is mrsa- a resistant staph. In the meantime, wash you hands well after touching that area (best not to touch it if you can help it). Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I have a 1/8 inch white sore inside my nose, straight back into the sinus cavity. I have allergies, nasal spray addiction, cpap and deviated septum. ?

I have a 1/8 inch white sore inside my nose, straight back into the sinus cavity. I have allergies, nasal spray addiction, cpap and deviated septum. ?

Need ENT: evaluation to determine the nature of the lesion. There are a number of possibilities and visualization is required to distinguish between them. A biopsy may be required. ...Read more

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I sometimes get a sore lump just inside my nose, what could it be, last a few days then goes, ?

Nose lump: Sore lumps inside the nose usually are an indication of common minor condition. One of the more common is a little folliculitis or infection of the hair follicles. Inside the nose we call it vestibulitis. You could also have a very dry spot that causes a small crack in the delicate tissues inside the nose. These can be quite painful. Best to have it looked at to make sure. ...Read more

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What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

Infection: The pimples or pustules inside the nostrils are caused by infections with staph or sreptococcal bacteria it is called folliculitis and can be treated with local antibiotics like Bacitracin over the counter or prescription bacroban.Sometimes you need oral antibiotics as well. ...Read more

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Could a sore inside front of nose be from staph infection?

Could a sore inside front of nose be from staph infection?

Possibly...: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic  Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Could be: It can cause nasal irritation, or irritate the already inflamed nasal passages, hold it for now, use saline nasal washes, if problem persists, see your doctor ...Read more

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Have weepy painful blisters inside nose. Tried neosporin and cold sore treatments. No help. Am immunosuppressed. Had these blisters before, finally went away after weeks. Worry it could get worse.

Have weepy painful blisters inside nose. Tried neosporin and cold sore treatments. No help. Am immunosuppressed. Had these blisters before, finally went away after weeks. Worry it could get worse.

Herpse Simplex : Painful nose blister are commonly cause by the herpes simplex virus, usually type I, the same virus that causes cold sores. The condition may be more severe & difficult to treat in the immunosuppressed patients. Bacterial infections such as impetigo may cause a similar process. Various form of topical and oral treatments are available. ...Read more

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What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

Several disorders: Without more details, including how long you have suffered this symptom i would have a tough time giving you a specific answer. Breathing thorough the mouth (because of nasal congestion) and reflux of stomach acid are common causes. Assuming that you have been bothered for a while, other causes need to be considered. ...Read more

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My son got head bumped in the nose. It bled for an hour and now hes complaining that its sore when he touches it. Is this normal?

My son got head bumped in the nose. It bled for an hour and now hes complaining that its sore when he touches it. Is this normal?

Very common: A big bump to the nose will often cause bleeding. Sometimes a nosebleed is brief; sometimes the clot that forms in the nostrils can continue to ooze for a while. Try to encourage him to leave it alone; the more he fusses with it the more it may ooze. If this is the first time this has happened it's likely no big deal. By tomorrow you might try to clean it out in the bathtub. ...Read more

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