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Throbbing ache in forehead then nostril cleared up , not congested in nose , but ears still stuffy & forehead ache .How could I treat this naturally?

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

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Why is my nostril sore inside all the time?

Why is my nostril sore inside all the time?

Vestibulitis: 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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Cold sore INSIDE nostril. How to treat??

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

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I have a hard very sore lump in my right nostril, what could it be?

May be a Polyp: Need to see an ENT specialist to examine. It may be a benign polyp or some other mass. It's hard to say without being seen and examined- evaluated. ...Read more

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Have a sore inside nostril it's brown and it hurts could it be cancer?

Have a sore inside nostril it's brown and it hurts could it be cancer?

Nasal Sores: Sores in the nose can cause a discomfort and pain. They can be scaly, crusty and can bleed when picked at. Nasal sores can be caused due to bacteria, virus or due to other reasons. Nasal impetigo and herpes simplex virus are the the most common reason behind sores in nose. ...Read more

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What causes recurrent sore spots inside both nostrils when under stress?

Pimples or herpes: Yep. Either you pick your nose when you're stressed or you have a breakout of herpes. Try and get them looked at one time when they're in full bloom - should be easy to sort out. In the interim try not to get so stresses... ...Read more

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Inside of nostril is sore and I have a minor headache. What could be wrong?

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

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Had a nasal papiollma removed 2 weeks ago. Nostril still a bit sore is that usual?

Had a nasal papiollma removed 2 weeks ago. Nostril still a bit sore is that usual?

Sore nostril: If the papilloma was removed from the nostril, then yes, this is normal. It takes a while to heal. Most biopsies and procedures in the nose take a couple of weeks to heal to the point that there is minimal discomfort or pain. ...Read more

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My nostril has been cracked now for over 6 months and will not heal. It is getting deeper and is very sore?

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

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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?

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