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Sore On The Inside Of Nostril
I have a horrible cold sore inside of my right nostril. I have also had right eye pain that has coincided with the cold sore. Related possibly?
Cold sore: Nasal lesions and eye pain can be associated with viral diseases the most serious being Herpes Zoster or shingles. Cold sores can also cause this. Touching your cold sore before touching your eyes can cause eye infections. Herpes Simplex infections could also cause this. Serious eye infections eye damage can result. Seek immediate medical attention if you have redness or decreased vision. ...Read more
Pins and needles on top lip also nose really sore inside the left nostril.. Any ideas or reasons for this?
An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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