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Why do I have sores in my nose that won't heal?

Why do I have sores in my nose that won't heal?

NEED FOR EXAM: May be due to an infection, but as they are not healing, should see an otolaryngologist fof exam and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more

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I have sores in my nose that wont heal. I thought maybe its from the dry air, but its going on now for a month what can I use to heal them?

I have sores in my nose that wont heal. I thought maybe its from the dry air, but its going on now for a month what can I use to heal them?

Rx nasal sores: You could try otc antibiotic ointment which could be applied 3 times daily but i'd recommend getting a checkup so that the sores can be visualized to rule out anything more serious than a simple nasal excoriation or abrasion. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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I wear a c-pape machine and sometimes i get a sore on one or both sides of my mouth and my mask just covers my nose and my nose and my nose get dry like a plastic coating around my nostrils.What can I buy to help heal the sores and make my nose stop hurti

This : This is a common problem i see with patients who use a c-pap. The proper treatment depends a bit on the exact location and clinical observation so i would recommend you consult a dermatologist. Sometimes i recommend Hydrocortisone cream with a thin layer of zinc oxide paste over that to help reduce inflammation and irritation. Other cases, just a little bit of vaseline. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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Painful scabbing in nose that won't heal, the scabs are bloody?

Painful scabbing in nose that won't heal, the scabs are bloody?

See ent doc: You should see a ear nose and throat doctor because this could be caused by a cancer. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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Spot on side of nose that won't heal, should I be concerned?

Spot on side of nose that won't heal, should I be concerned?

Can't state since: There is little info here. The prudent approach would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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