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Swelling Under Nose
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I think I may have broken my nose. How should I be able to tell if it is for sure or not and how should I make the pain and swelling go down.?
Broken nose?: If you think you may have a broken nose, especially if it's painful and swollen and black-and-blue, then you really need a X-ray to make sure that it's not broken. ...Read more
My nose has been swelling on and off for 9 months now, the tip area is hard and it feels like the swelling is getting worse, what should I do? Thanks!
Nose swelling: Hello, the nasal swelling you are experiencing needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It could be an infection that needs medical therapy. ...Read more
Nose swells bulbously from touching it, washing, any contact, still for a year, after pushing too hard from nasal shaping excercises one year ago. I did nose excercises throughout 17-19, til one day it started swelling from contact and never stopped.
See an expert: You should see an ear nose and throat surgeon or plastic surgeon. Obviously, something has happened to the structure of your nose that may or may not be repairable. ...Read more
Possibly: If you are having problems with excessive crusting, you should address this rather than constantly picking the nose. I recommend something called ponaris oil. It is hard to find but very effective. In my practice, I have seen cases where the person has picked a hole through the septum, so be careful. ...Read more
Most common pimple: So apply heat and see if it doesn't go away. ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red. What's gonna be? Is it a dangerous thing?
Swelling: He may have an infection in his nose see your doctor for help. ...Read more
Slight swelling of nose. Feels like extra cartilage in tip. Tip Softer/puffier than used to be. No other symptoms.?
Needed...How and When did you notice this "change"
Google "Body Dysmorphia"...just a thought.
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Last week My son hit my nose with his back head, bleeding and swelling was there which stopped later. When I touch my top part of nose I have pain. Pls a?
Bone contusion: Is the most likely cause of the persistent pain and may take a few weeks to settle down, but it is also possible to have nasal bone fracture. If your nose looks distorted or you have blockage of your nasal passage, then consult yourPCP or ENT to evaluate. Non displaced fractures heal well without treatment, but now is the time to realign the tissue if displaced. ...Read more
Nose pain @ r tissue around lateral crus. Inside of nose swelling. No history of injury. Pws that side. Prev light smkr of 20 yr, quit 3 yr, started again?
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is soft tissue infection. Go see your family doc to see if you have an infection of your nose and are in need of antibiotics. In meantime, warm compresses are good if you think you have an infection while cold compresses (or ice packs) are good for injuries. What is pws (http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/pws)? No good reason to start smoking again. It's time to quit (again). Good luck! ...Read more
Nose fracture: Ice packs are helpful to reduce swelling. Head elevation also helps. Afrin nasal spray cvan be used to help the nasal congestion which is usually present for a few days. Be sure to be checked by an ENT within 5-7 days after the swelling goes down to see if surgery is needed. If you wait more than 10-14 days, surgery may be much more difficult and invasive. ...Read more
Nose swelling: It can be a sinus infection. If it doesn't go away quickly, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: The time depends upon: where on the nose your sustained the trauma, how hard you were hit (did you have a nose bleed), has your nose lost symmetry (even though swollen) if so could be broken. Generally if it were just a good bump to the nose, the swelling should in majority resolve in a week or more. Did you get black eyes? That would indicate a hard blow and broken blood vessels...Hard to tell... ...Read more
I woke up with facial swelling fr in my cheek, next to my nose. There is no pain but I don't know what is causing it.
Swelling: Likely due to position when sleeping should resolve shortly after being up and about. ...Read more
My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red. What's gonna be? Its dry and sometimes he bleed
Infection?: It's a common site of infection, and perhaps he bleeds because he rubs the nose because it either itches or hurt. He does need to see his doctor to be sure and to get treatment. ...Read more
I had gotten my nose piercing done few years back, and now a swelling is being formed in that area... What could it be? Please help!
Infection?: It is possible that the nose ring has caused an infection, or rather the opening of the skin to respiratory bacteria has caused it. It could possibly be chronic irritation from movement of the ring which is creating a fibroma (a chronic irritation causing excess tissue to be formed). I know it is a popular cosmetic look for youth, but really it is unwise for a number of reasons. ...Read more
I have a swelling on my nose from the bridge and its paining, can't even blown my nose nor touch that area. This is happened since 4 days.
Needs evaluation: Sometimes a nasal infection not necessarily a sinus infection can do this. It usually requires an antibiotic to alleviate it. It could be an external problem with the skin of the nose, but there should be redness of the skin or some sign of localized irritation. See a doctor for rx. ...Read more
The tip of my nose has been swelling up for over a year. There's a foul smell & the tip is now round & stretch. I used to pick. Swelling is noticeable?
How long does swelling last after a septoplasty? And is it visible swelling, or mostly inside your nose? I don't want to go out in public until it's not noticeable, because I don't want to have to explain that septoplasty is not the same thing as a nose j
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
This is unusual: Your swelling should be resolved by one year. I would return to your surgeon and ask them for advice. ...Read more
Is it possible to shift your nose bone from a collision without causing bleeding, swelling or any pain?
Son hit nose in another kids head very minor swelling no bleeding or black and blue. Tender how likely broken?
Nasal trauma: Only examination and X-ray can R/O fracture. ...Read more