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Sore Inside Nostril Throbbing
Throbbing ache in forehead then nostril cleared up, not congested in nose, but ears still stuffy & forehead ache. How could I treat this naturally?
Sinus headache: A frontal headache in a 24 year old female could be due to a sinus infection or sinus congestion. An option for natural treatment is a saline sinus rinse you can purchase over the counter, like a NetiPot or saline flush. If your headache persists however, please see a physician. ...Read more
When I stand up or bend down and pick my head up I get a throbbing sensation on the left side of my head and that spot is sore. What can it be? Serious?
For the padt week I have had a very sore throbbing nose I have been getting a lot of pus out with a needle any ideas thanks?
You NEED to: See your doctor as soon as you can. Your nose is infected and need antibiotics either orally and / or topically. Stop messing with the sores to avoid spreading infection to the brain or getting serious consequences! Practice good hand washing ...Read more
I have a dime size lump in back of my head and today at base of my head right side is sore to touch and throbbing a bit and swollen as well. Size of r?
Seek Medical Care: Generally a headache is responds to standard over the counter pain medications. If it is a true migraine (aura, severe pain with relief in a dark room) you may be a candidate for Botox (r). The sore muscles may be an indication of tension headaches and the pain behind the eyes, possible sinus disease. Neurologists are specialists in headaches. If you have frequent headaches, you see a md. ...Read more
I was hit in the head recently and my temple is very swollen and my jaw is sore and my head throbbing what can this mean?
Closed Head Injury: Depending on the injury you sustained, it is possible that you have a simple contusion or more significant fracture. If your symptoms do not resolve, you have nausea/vomiting, vision changes or loss of consciousness it would be wise to seek the advice of your physician for testing and evaluation. ...Read more
I have a pounding throbbing headache which pulses at the bottom of my head, I also get sore eyes when looking at light why is this?
Viral meningitis?: If this is a new symptom, these symptoms could mean meningitis, especially if you also have fever. That's not necessarily as alarming as it sounds: most meningitis is caused by viruses and not especially dangerous. But play it safe and see a doctor immediately -- go to an urgent care center or emergency department if your personal physician is not immediately available. Good luck! ...Read more
4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?
Feeling exhausted and have tingling numb feeling in right front side of head and face. Neck is sore and stiff also throbbing headache?
Many symptoms: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
Throbbing headache in back of head and forehead and throbbing in face, sore neck, ringing in ears and vision affected?
WBC @ 13, finished Zpk 6days ago& I'm still woosey/light headed and headache/throbbing in my temples, down the back of head behind ears& eyes feel sore?
See your doctor: Again. It doesn't sound like your infection has been completely resolved. You may need another round of something else, especially if your eyes feel sore. Don't delay. ...Read more
I have a really sharp pain in my left ear and going up into my head! It's really painful and more than just ear ache, it's more like a sharp pain and throbbing/surges. I also have a really sore throat! Any ideas? Xx
Pain in the face and eye with radiation in association with a sore throat are likely infectious in nature.
Other symptoms of sinusitis include discolored nasal discharge, nasal congestion, upper dental pain, sinus pressure and fevers.
I would suggest seeing your doctor for an exam and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
I have a wheezing dry cough, mouth sore on the back of my throat, I'm tired easily, I feel dehydrated, and my head is throbbing. What do I have?
Respiratory infectio: This is likely an acute viral upper respiratory infection. You should try pushing fluids, decongestants, and cough syrup such as Delsym or Robitussin (guaifenesin). You also may want to see your doctor to obtain prescription for an inhaler that can help with wheezing. You can try ibuprofen for aches and pains. ...Read more
Throbbing in left side of head above ear (worst in morning) sore upper teeth and left cheek, stuffed nose in morning, ears and throat occasionally sore. What could it be?
Sinuses: It could be your sinuses. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
We generally refer to this as vestibulitis.
Most common cause is trauma to the tissues (picking your nose, wiping your nose with an abrasive paper towel, etc).
If you get this, gently apply an antibacterial ointment (like bacitracin) to your nostrils several times a day and avoid trauma! If it does not get better in a few days, see your doctor to rule out other possible, serious problems! ...Read more
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How long ago did this happen. Did you hurt yourself? Are you having a cold? You may watch and wait. If it does not get better in a week or so, see a doctor.
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Valacyclovir: Whether in a nostril or on lips or face, the standard recommendation for recurrent oral or facial herpes is valacyclovir (Valtrex®) 2 grams twice, 12 hours apart. Acyclovir also OK, but more doses. Do it ASAP; after 2-3 days, nothing will speed healing. If this is an atypical location for you, best to see doctor or clinic to confirm the diagnosis. But don't wait to treat; no harm if not herpes. ...Read more
Yes: If it is, in fact, it is a cold sore, it is contagious, both orally and on the genitals. ...Read more
My nostril has been cracked now for over 6 months and will not heal. It is getting deeper and is very sore?
Bacitracin: Try this: clean with cotton swabs soaked in hydrogen peroxide and then apply a thick coating of Bacitracin ointment. Do this 3-4 times a day. If you do not see an improvement within 2-3 weeks you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Hi I've a very sore outer left nostril it is very red tender to touch and slightly inflamed any ideas what it may be?
Red Nose: This very likely Is an infected pimple, keep it clean and do not ever squeeze it, try avoiding to touch it, it very well disappear within 5 days, if not you will need antibiotics ...Read more
I am experiencing head pain, left low towards neck (quality: dull or aching sensation, throbbing sensation) can't turn head to right without pain.
I've had a sore like spot on the bottom inside of my right nostril for over a year now, it seems to never heal. It scabs but doesn't totally heal why?
Ulcer: For a sore that is not healing, you need to see a dermatologist. It could be because the sure is being picked at or related to other causes that would need treatment. ...Read more
I have sinusitis taking flucoxilin for it, some pus and blood has drained from it leaving an open sore in my nostrils how long does it all clear up?
Left nostril seems to pulsate, does this make any sense. If so what could this possibly be. Sometimes it gets better if I blow my nose. Is this something serious or possibly allergies.
A little unusual...: Nope, Teresa, I've never heard that one before. Could it be rebound from overusing decongestants such as Afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray (or illicit drugs?) You are describing blood vessel congestion which normally wouldn't clear with nose blowing. No, you ought to have rhinoscopy done - a fiberoptic examination of your nose to rule out foreign body or a vascular growth/abnormality. Call an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Nasal soreness: Greetings. The inside our noses sometimes get inflamed and possibly infected with the staph bacteria that normall loves inside our nostrils. This is called nasal vestibulitis and may benefit from a topical application of an antibiotic ointment called mupiricin. This is an antibiotic that requires a prescription. See your ENT doctor for confirmation. ...Read more
My 3year old has a sore inside edge of his left nostril. He keeps picking at it and it bleeds. Not sure where its from. What can I do?
Impetigo: Impetigo is a common skin conditions in young children, and is usually caused by nose picking. Treatment consists of topical antibiotic ointment and rarely oral antibiotics. We recommend having your child seen by their doctor so that proper diagnosis and treatment can be initiated. ...Read more
I have a sore in my left nostril that looks white and hurts I also have blood in the left what could cause this I have had this for a few months?
Sore in nostril: It's hard to tell what caused it based on no much information provided. If it's been there for many months without improvement, you should see a doc locally. ...Read more
Hi, I'm 17 and I've had dry, red skin hich can be sore and sometimes have spots with it just under my nostrils, what is this?
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
I had a septoplasy 5months ago now it seem like I have a small cut inside nostril that is sore. I have an unopened napestin tube. Will that help.
Definitely see a doc: Definitely see a doc who operated on you. ...Read more
Hello. I have had a sore nose for about two weeks. There is increased mucus production and light bleeding when I put a tissue inside my nostril.
See ENT: See ENT doc for evaluation/recommendations.Get a more detailed answer ›
After using nasonex (mometasone) for the first time it feels like I has this irritated painful sore in nostril. How long will it take for this to go away?
Not likely related: Nosebleeds are only rarely related to headaches, except in cases of very high blood pressure or severe sinus infection (sinus tumors are even more rare). A unilateral throbbing headache in a young lady is very likely to be migraine. If you have significant nosebleeds, or if you have sinus congestion, drainage, etc. You should see a primary or ENT doctor. See neurology for headaches if they are bad. ...Read more