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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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I was itching my nose and it felt like the cartilage at the tip of nose broke/dislodged. now it is extremely tender & painful. What should I do?

I was itching my nose and it felt like the cartilage at the tip of nose broke/dislodged. now it is extremely tender & painful. What should I do?

See a doctor: You must of have been itching very hard. If the cartilage was dislocated you may need medical treatment. An ENT physician or your primary MD. ...Read more

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Small sore in one nostril for about 3 months, keeps scabbing and I keep pulling it off. Located towrds tip of nose. Allergy season=runny nose=a bother?

Small sore in one nostril for about 3 months, keeps scabbing and I keep pulling it off. Located towrds tip of nose. Allergy season=runny nose=a bother?

Sore in Nose: Picking the scab off may be the reason this is not healing. Try leaving it alone and see if it heals. Place a small bit of Neosporin or even vas aline on it a couple of times a day. This will keep it moist and prevent the scab which is irritating you. If kit continues to not heal then you should have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Have soreness redness some swelling on underside & tip of nose due to infection/pimple inside r nostril near edge. Some puss now scab. What do I do?

Have soreness redness some swelling on underside & tip of nose due to infection/pimple inside r nostril near edge. Some puss now scab. What do I do?

Herpes? Impetigo?: This could be a herpes outbreak (cold sore, fever blister). Or maybe impetigo, a superficial infection with strep or staph bacteria, either of which might need an antibiotic prescription. See a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis, and for effective treatment if it's herpes. ...Read more

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When I move the tip of nose from side to side, it cracks. I feel no pain, I have never broken my nose, and it has become a habit. Is this harmful?

When I move the tip of nose from side to side, it cracks. I feel no pain, I have never broken my nose, and it has become a habit. Is this harmful?

No: It sounds as if you are experiencing overlapping of the cartilages. Occasionally , this may occur as a result of laxity. Many people believe there nose gets longer as they age but it really is due to laxity of the cartilage and loss of support causing the tip to fall and making the nose appear longer ...Read more

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Why is the lining of my nose always sore?

Why is the lining of my nose always sore?

Probably from trauma: The inside of the nose is very sensitive to irritation and inflammation. Unfortunately once it's irritated and inflamed we tend to pick it and irritate it further. This can cause superficial infections inside the nose. Get some Bacitracin ointment from your pharmacy and with a clean finger rub it inside your nose four times a day for several days. If this does not help see a nose doctor. ...Read more

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Well I have a sore nose, what do with it?

Well I have a sore nose, what do with it?

Possibilities: Possibilities include infection or irritation among others.Best to see otolaryngologist for an exam and appropriate treatment. ...Read more