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Best way to reduce swelling on your nose?

Best way to reduce swelling on your nose?

Depends on source: Nose swelling can be of traumatic origin, or other explanation, an md can help you sort it out. Swelling usually responds to ice and
advil. Find the source, and treat that. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Should I worry about a nose break with a child without swelling?

Should I worry about a nose break with a child without swelling?

Broken nose: If there is no breathing obstruction or nose bleed correction can wait until the child is older. If cosmetic correction is needed then surgery should be considered for the present. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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I. Have swelling, redness and pain on my nose?

I. Have swelling, redness and pain on my nose?

Staph: Common infection from pimples on outside or hair follicle inside.
Local warm compresses, may drain. If internal a dab of neosporin ointment can be of help.
If worsening may need systemic antibiotic.Feber, chills, dangerous. ...Read more

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Could septoplasty swelling make nose look crooked?

Could septoplasty swelling make nose look crooked?

Septoplasty swelling: Could make your nose look different but once the swelling goes down, you nose should be what it was prior to your procedure. If your nose is truly crooked after a septoplasty, you should be discussing this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Need to know if you get nasal swelling from picking nose?

Need to know if you get nasal swelling from picking nose?

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

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I have a swelling on my outer side of the nose what could it be?

I have a swelling on my outer side of the nose what could it be?

Most common pimple: So apply heat and see if it doesn't go away. ...Read more

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I have a large swelling developing on my nose, its getting larger by the week?

I have a large swelling developing on my nose, its getting larger by the week?

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

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Slight swelling of nose. Feels like extra cartilage in tip. Tip Softer/puffier than used to be. No other symptoms.?

Slight swelling of nose. Feels like extra cartilage in tip. Tip Softer/puffier than used to be. No other symptoms.?

More info: Needed...How and When did you notice this "change"
Google "Body Dysmorphia"...just a thought.
Ask again with more info

Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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What helps swelling from a broken nose?

What helps swelling from a broken nose?

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

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My nose is aching and swelling. What may be the cause?

My nose is aching and swelling. What may be the cause?

Many causes: A nose that aches and swells could be from trauma, a cold or a sebaceous cyst. Too many to describe here. If it continues, see your md. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

Nose swelling: It can be a sinus infection. If it doesn't go away quickly, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does the swelling last after getting hit in the nose?

How long does the swelling last after getting hit in the nose?

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

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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

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

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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!

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

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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.

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

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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

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

A: A standard septoplasty uses an internal incision and doesn't tylically lead to external nasal swelling. Talk to your surgeon about what type of dressing he or she uses as this shuold give you a more accurate sense of what to expect after your surgery. ...Read more

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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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My nose is swollen after 1 year rhinoplasty, how to reduce swelling?

My nose is swollen after 1 year rhinoplasty, how to reduce swelling?

This is unusual: Your swelling should be resolved by one year. I would return to your surgeon and ask them for advice. ...Read more

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Is it possible to shift your nose bone from a collision without causing bleeding, swelling or any pain?

Is it possible to shift your nose bone from a collision without causing bleeding, swelling or any pain?

Not likely: An injury that would result in the shifting of the nasal bones would cause pain, swelling and usually bleeding and bruising. The nose is made up of cartilage and bone, both would require fracturing to change position. Fracturing is associated with pain and swelling. ...Read more

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I have swelling of my upper right lip under my nose. Not sure what caused it but I really need help to get it to go away.

I have swelling of my upper right lip under my nose. Not sure what caused it but I really need help to get it to go away.

See Dermatologist: This may be and inflammed hair follicle or a cyst, but you should see your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment, . ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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