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Is an open sore below nose herpes?

Is an open sore below nose herpes?

Need a visual: Hard to tell without seeing it. Advise a medical visit to ascertain and treat if necessary. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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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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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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Zit like sore on nose with clear fluid?

Zit like sore on nose with clear fluid?

Cannot tell: Not enough information for diagnosis. Unless it heals in a few days you may need an exam. If it is recurrent, suspect herpes simplex. ...Read more

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How do I relieve facial pain from a sinus infection/soreness alongside nose?

How do I relieve facial pain from a sinus infection/soreness alongside nose?

Evaluation Needed: The symptoms you have mentioned can from a myriad of pathology's so go to your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Started with sore lower nose entry and tooth ache . Now is increased largely and everywhere on my face and body is aching?

Started with sore lower nose entry and tooth ache . Now is increased largely  and everywhere on my face and body is aching?

Soon nose/tooth: Without examination cannot provide a diagnosis. Could be anything from abscessed tooth to sinus infection to many other possibilities. Start with either your General Physician or General Dentist. They will be able to begin the diagnostic process,then either treating you or referring you as required. ...Read more

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Sore cheeks, nose, painful upper teeth for the past couple of weeks. Feel I've some sinus symptoms. Main pain above a root canalled molar. Connected?

Sore cheeks, nose, painful upper teeth for the past couple of weeks. Feel I've some sinus symptoms. Main pain above a root canalled molar. Connected?

Perhaps: All your symptoms might be related to a sinusitis. However, pain above the rct tooth may not be. We can't confirm or refute that. You will have to see a local dentist to evaluate the cause of all your symptoms. ...Read more

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Zero: Unless you are highly prone to blood clots (genetic, severe dehydration, oral contraceptives), the risk of cavernous sinus thrombosis from what you are considering is close to zero. ...Read more

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I have seasonal allergies right now. Developed cold sore on nose. Have cpap machine with "nasal pillows " type mask. Is it safe to use Abriva.

I have seasonal allergies right now.  Developed cold sore on nose.  Have cpap machine with "nasal pillows " type mask. Is it safe to use Abriva.

Try a different mask: I don't think using Abreva would be a problem but that nasal pillow will severely slow healing. The CPAP company ought you provide you, on your doctor's order, a different mask which won't touch that area.
Also, are you sure it is a cold doer and not an ulcer produced by the nasal pillow? ...Read more

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Been on steroids for my sarcoid for 3 days now. In the afternoon my gums, teeth feel sore and nose stuffy. My head also feels tight. Why could this b?

Been on steroids for my sarcoid for 3 days now. In the afternoon my gums, teeth feel sore and nose stuffy. My head also feels tight. Why could this b?

Steroids?: This is not likely related to steroids although it is really WAY too early to tell. We are only talking three days. There could certainly be other confounding factors and considerations. Typical steroid course for sarcoid is long so you should watch weight carefully and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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I don't know if it's a sore throat but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny and my throats is sore and nose runny. Limited space.

I don't know if it's a sore throat but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny and my throats is sore and nose runny. Limited space.

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol or Motrin may help decrease symptoms. ...Read more

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I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

URI?: Sounds like an upper resp infection aka cold. Others you run around with have same thing? If so ask how they got better. Can never go wrong with a warm steaming shower or hot tub and using heating pad over chest and forehead. ...Read more

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Major allergies. Sore throat, nose stuffy, swollen cheeks and eyes. What kind of allergy medicine actually works?

Major allergies. Sore throat, nose stuffy, swollen cheeks and eyes. What kind of allergy medicine actually works?

Rheumatology: Rheumatology is the branch of medicine that tests and treats allergies. You should visit a rheumatologist to get allergy testing. If you are taking medicine, this could be a serious allergic reaction if your face is swollen, see an MD right away before anything else. Antihistamines work well for allergies but you want to figure out what to treat.+ Pregnancy test before any medicine if possible. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause the tonsils to be red and some soreness? Runny nose, sinus headache, and tonsil area red and sore. Thanks :)

Can post nasal drip cause the tonsils to be red and some soreness? Runny nose, sinus headache, and tonsil area red and sore. Thanks :)

Not usually: Post-nasal drips do not affect the tonsils. With the cluster of symptoms, you need to rule out the presence of sinusitis. Absent that, acid reflux may affect the lingual tonsil (that one which sits behind your tongue and not usually visible) and occasionally the oropharyngeal tonsils if the reflux reaches as high as your mouth. See ENT. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, ears are sore congested nose and a head ache. I also have been having hot and colds and when you touch my skin it is sore?

I have a sore throat, ears are sore congested nose and a head ache. I also have been having hot and colds and when you touch my skin it is sore?

Viral infection : Sounds like viral upper respiratory tract infection. Pain relief, hot fluids (like honey, lemon and ginger drink) , and rest should help. If not improving then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I cough often, and it usually sounds a bit like barking. My throat is a little sore. Runny nose. Body aches. Fatigue. Help? Worried about the cough...

I cough often, and it usually sounds a bit like barking. My throat is a little sore. Runny nose. Body aches. Fatigue. Help? Worried about the cough...

Barky cough: In children barky cough raises the spectrum of whooping cough... Although this is less likely in you, unless you've had a pertussis booster you are at risk. Get tested for that, as well as asthma, influenza. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, nose congestion, bad taste in mouth and a lump in throat feeling for more than 10 days. Is this a possible sinus infection?

I have a sore throat, nose congestion, bad taste in mouth and a lump in throat feeling for more than 10 days. Is this a possible sinus infection?

You sound sick.: This could be a sinus infection or even the flu. You may require treatment. You need to visit your PMD or consult with one of us on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Hacking cough with yellow phlegm for 5 days, progressive worse with pressure in face and fullness in ears. Throat sore runny nose. Just a cold?

Hacking cough with yellow phlegm for 5 days, progressive worse with pressure in face and fullness in ears. Throat sore runny nose. Just a cold?

Mgt: If you have had a fever > 101 for more than three days, or if this persists for another 10 days, a course of antibiotics may be given to treat sinusitis.
Most bronchitis infections are viral but if the cough persists or is associated with significant shortness of breath, fever, cough, please see your PCP. A follow up virtual appointment is available. ...Read more

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Pregnant, left side ear ache, sore throat, nose and eye hurts. What can I do?

Pregnant, left side ear ache, sore throat, nose and eye hurts. What can I do?

Possible viral: Infection. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen). Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice 2 x day. ...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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Well I have a sore nose, what do with it?

Possibilities: Possibilities include infection or irritation among others. Best to see otolaryngologist for an exam and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for a sore nose?

Are there any home remedies for a sore nose?

Sore from congestion: ? Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...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