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The Inside Of My Nose Itches
Any advice? I have had this cough and mucus in my nose. And the inside of my nose itches. What could it be?
Allergies are common: Based on the few symptoms you mention, it is possible that allergies are causing your symptoms. As allergies - like to pollens, molds, animal dander or mites - often irritate and inflame the lining of the nose causing itching and nasal secretions, which can go 'backwards' into the back of the throat causing you to cough. You should seek help from your doctor about possible causes and treatments. ...Read more
Infection: You should get checked it may be an infection of the skin or hair follicles of the nose. ...Read more
My daughter (3yr) says her nose itches sometimes say it hurts and is constantly picking her nose due to it. What could it be and how to help her?
Allergies: This is very suspicious for allergies. Them you get into that vicious cycle of rubbing and irritating it, picking at it and irritating it more and on and on and on. If this is a year round problem, she may need to be on a nasal spray or allergy med. If seasonal (for me, when trees bloom in spring), try to avoid contact with the irritants. And be all means, keep her away from second hand smoke! ...Read more
I have these "fits" I guess you can say where my nose itches a lot on the inside. It itches when I'm inside at school and at home. What could it be?
Allergic rhinitis: Itchy watery nose associated with sneezing is usually a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Make notes of when these symptoms occur, to help you identify what might be triggering it. Over the counter antihistamines (Zyrtec, Claritin) may help. Some people are very sensitive to fragrances and fumes, which is another cause. ...Read more
My nose itches a lot as if something is irritating it. I have heard that if you have worms then your nose can itch. Is it true? Its weird. Please help
Histamine Release: What you are experiencing is not uncommon with opioids such as hydrocodone in vicodin, lortab and norco, codeine, morphine and similar meds. Certain patients do better with different drugs. A mild antihistamine like Phenergan (promethazine) can sometimes help with the itching and/or nausea which occur with opioids. ...Read more
Allergies: Sounds like allergies, but for a proper diagnosis you need to see a doctor to get examined. They may be related to a cold also. ...Read more
Allergy: To me it sounds like you have allergic rhinitis. The symptoms are very suggestive of that disorder. Your nose membranes can react to different types of substances called allergens. They cause swelling and redness and a lot of mucus. Pollens for instance are being attacked by your bodies immune system as harmful and causing a severe inflamation. Most of us have no problem. ...Read more
Tear gas: Evacuate area immediately. If any tear gas contacted your skin, eyes or mucous membranes irrigate with tap water. Try not to rub eyes. If it was sprayed on your clothes, remove them and wash in machine. Sorry this happened to you. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Can I be allergic to spicy food? My nose itches every time I eat spicy food and sometimes I also cough and choke. Could it be some kind of allergy?
Could be: Patients are allergic to shellfish. This could be a manifestation of an allergy. ...Read more
I have to sneeze about 20 times a day, and my nose itches incredibly at times, outside and lots by the hairs. Itching my head makes my nose itch also?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My nose itches a lot and its a bit red, which is causing a lot of sneezing. Moreover, my throat hurt which makes it hard to swallow.
Hi doctor. The roof of my mouth and nose itches at the same time. Sometimes I sneeze when I try to scratch with my tongue. Could this be an allergy?
I'm 24years old, my ears throat nose itches, I feel like some thing hurts. Happens 10 times a day. But no cold, no fever. Is this a problem or just allergy?
See a doctor: This is not a problem which can be approached on the internet. You will have to be seen and examined, and perhaps tested for allergies.. ...Read more
Inside of my nose is peeling, raw and very itchy. Back of throat itches as well. Could this be from allergies?
Steroid creme: Often, and itchy nose or itchy ears is related to allergies. If you are dealing with a runny nose that is deeply itchy, use a steroid nasal spray to shrink the tissues and decrease discharge. If your nose and ears are itchy just on the outside, use a q-tip to apply some over the counter steroid creme. Just swirl the steroid creme on the inside of the nose or the ears once a week ...Read more
I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face?
Not uncommon: The trigger for this irritation can be many things. Allergies, nasal mucus that becomes contaminated with skin germs, the debris off your fingers, etc. A habit of itching this can also lead to a cycle of itch/scratch/itch. Newly healing skin tents to be fair because the pigment producing cells in the deeper layers take time to even up skin tome. ...Read more
The tip of my nose has grown bigger over a year and droops more. Not red, just bigger. I rub it when it itches sometimes, could that be why? I'm 25
Why is my skin red everyday I wake up its in between my eyebrows and on my cheeks and near bottom corner of nose it never itches but it just looks bad?
Rosacea?: Without a photo, it is hard to say. One likely possibility is the skin condition called rosacea. It can be aggravated with alcohol and prone to flare ups from time to time. Rosacea is associated with an increased propensity toward acne and styes. To get an accurate diagnosis, you will most likely need to see a doctor in person or upload a high res photo. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My nose burns and my face itches, and occasionally burns too. I have put lotion, oil, and ice on it... It still hurts.?
Some inflammation?: Facial sensations of burning and itching may be from some inflammation/irritations. A person with such symptoms may benefit from Hydrocortisone 1% cream twice a day for a week. Meanwhile, she can make an appointment with her primary care doctor or a dermatologist to have her face looked at. Sometimes, certain ingredients in foods, plants, cosmetics, soaps, etc... Can cause such symptoms. ...Read more
I have a rash that has appeared on my chin and beside my nose. The spot on chin itches. What can I do to help it from home?
I got a 2nd degree partial thickness burn on nose 10 months ago. Still itches and hurts. Does this mean that it is still healing.
Need for evaluation: A partial thickness burn should have healed long ago. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Ringworm is in my nose 2.spreading like crazy after treating it. For 2weeks and it itches so bad. If it itches does it mean it's spreading??
Ringworm: In general, I would normally tell a patient that if rigworm itches it does not definitely mean it is spreading ...Read more
Allergies: Allergies cause the typical nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eye symptoms. They can cause irritation or itchiness in the throat as well. You should get evaluated by ENT doctor who does allergy testing and also get a detailed head and neck exam to check your throat for other potential problems. ...Read more
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out why this is happening. Once that question is answered, then the appropriate treatment can be dispensed. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
I have a headache that goes from one ear to the next across the front of my forehead and face and down to my nose. My thought also itches a lot?
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more