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Sore Or Ulcer Inside Nostril Wont Heal
I continuously develop open ulcers (started as just one in one side and now there are multiple in both sides) in my nostrils (which are extremely painful, even if I touch my nose from the outside), and now I'm seeing white closed lesions throughout my nos
My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. Theres a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!
Tough to know: Several possibilities could explain these symptoms and include infection, environmental exposure, malignancy, and even systemic disease such as vasculitis. Suggest one-on-one discussion with a physician who will ask targeted questions and get more information about you. As a start, you could consider a virtual consult on Health Tap. ...Read more
My son 7 years old. Today one time nose bleeds due to presence of small ulcer in front of nostril. What should do
Antibacterial: Ointment or cream will likely help. To doctor's if worsens or not improving in 2-3 days. ...Read more
The inside of my nostrils are red & seem swollen. I have what looks like ulcers inside too. 2.5 wks ago Dr said it was HSV -1,but I disagree. Causes?
Maybe still herpes: Your doctor may be right. Herpes could do this, especially if recently exposed and this is your first infection with HSV1. But recurrent herpes usually wouldn't last so long. If the doc suspected herpes, you should have been treated with an anti-HSV drug like valacyclovir; failure to improve would be against herpes. Maybe other virus? Staph or strep infection? Suggest you return to same doctor. ...Read more
My nostril has been cracked now for over 6 months and will not heal. It is getting deeper and is very sore?
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
ENT doctor: An ENT doctor would be in a good position to do an exam and determine what treatments would be necessary. There is a wide range of causes for the symptoms you describe, some of which are more annoyances, and some of which are more serious conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Their any way to permanently heal "aphthous ulcer" (canker sore)? Is there something wrong inside my body?
No Prevention known: Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain and accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of trea. Dment. Biolase waterlase iplus or md works well in my practice, of the lasers I have tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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