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Tip Of My Nose Is Red And Swollen
Why would the tip of my nose swell just out the blue? Its so swollen it hurt to touch. Sometimes with redness and other times its not.
The tip of my nose has been getting swollen slowly for the past 1 1/2. Tender, mild needle like pain. No redness. The tip is stretching. I use to pick?
I woke and the bridge of my nose was swollen, I can breathe fine through it. There is no redness, and little pain. I may have bumped myself in my sleep but I wanted to make sure it wasn't serious.
Nasal Swelling: Apply an ice pack for a couple of minutes a few times today and see if the swelling regresses. If it worsens or doesn't improve then consider seeing a doctor. Also, take a picture since this can help the doctor. ...Read more
Lside nose swollen and painful but NO redness bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and cephalexin 5 days now pain is worse and swelling spread to Rside and under eyes. Help?
Serious!: The location of this infection is the real problem. Infections in the region of the nose, forehead and upper lip can spread quickly and even track back to the brain. You may need IV antibiotics. Please return to your doctor or hospital right away. ...Read more
Symptoms: I have Throat redness, Red swollen tonsils, Swollen uvula, gary furry tongue and runny nose, what is wrong?
Bad pain L side of head & L eye w/swelling of eye, redness, L earlobe swollen & runny nose + congestion. L face feels funny. Cluster headache? Sinus?
One side of my nose is red and swollen making it hard to breathe while the other side is just red and a bit swollen for months, what can I take?
Possible infection: Sometimes the inside of the nostrils becomes infected and can cause the tip to become red and swollen. It usually improves with antibiotics applied inside the nostrils or oral antibiotics. If these measures don't work then may be autoimmune attack or vasculitis affecting cartilages. Since these can affect any cartilage in body then see md. ...Read more
Sounds like: An infection. Nose infections need prompt treatment because it can spread directly to brain. See a doctor asap. ...Read more
Tip of my nose has become swollen and shiny. It's bright red and very painful. So inflamed it makes it difficult to breathe. I also have a migraine.?
Need to have an exam within the nose. You may have a infection, foreign body, polyp etc.
The Migraine headache will go away with sleep. It can be prevented after a thorough work up at the doctors. With medication you can take at the first start of the Headache and avoid the visual changes and painful Migraine headache. ...Read more
The bridge of my nose is red on the sides and swollen. I have developed a mold- like smell in my right nostril also. What is going on?
Post-Operative: If you just had sinus surgery in the recent past you must get back into the ENT surgeon asap for evaluation. There is nothing else about it. ...Read more
2 lymph nodes under my ears are swollen, hard, and immovable for 3 weeks now. The tip of my nose is also swollen but not red or hurt. What could it be?
Swollen lymph nodes: Lumps on your neck are most commonly due to infection/inflammation related to viral or bacterial illness. Depending on your age, smoking status and characteristics of lymph nodes, one should have a heightened suspicion to confirm there is no tumor or even cancer. Older, smokers, with firm lymph nodes that continue to enlarge would need specialist evaluation and biopsy. ...Read more
The left tip of my nose is swollen and red, it hurts a lot when I touch it. Its givin me a headache on the left, left eye and ear started hurtin too.
My nose is always red. When I say always, I mean always. What could be causing this and how can I treat it? I feel no pain, it is not swollen.
Nose: Good question. Many causes for this. You should see a dermatologist to evaluate it ...Read more
The bottom middle part of my nose is swollen and kinda red to me and, ever time I move my face it hurts more and when it's touch it hurts too?
Sounds like an: Infection. Infection in nose can be serious, because it can spread to your brain. Consult with your doctor asap. ...Read more
Why does the inside of my nose get red, swollen and stuffy? I tried salina and it burned. Is that normal?
Swollen nose: Maybe you have allergic symptoms- have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Is it okay if saline nasal rinse hit the middle nose septum if it's red and swollen or will that help it?
Nasal saline: It is perfect to do this. You can make your own by mixing 1 tsp salt (not mortons) to 32 ounces of water. Use a syringe and use 50 cc to each nose 4 to 5 times a day. Use some bacitracin in the nose for ointment. It will soften the lining of the nose. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
Infection probable: See a doctor now.Get a more detailed answer ›
A can of hairspray fell on the bridge of my nose and now it is red, swollen and bumpy, what do I do?
Ice: If this happened in the last 2 days, you want to apply ice to the area off and on every 20 min for a few hours. If it has been more than 3 days or if the bump is really bad, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
My nose is ALWAYS red. No other part of my face. It's not swollen nor does it hurt. It's just always red. Any ideas as to why?
My nose is ALWAYS red. No other part of my face, just my nose. It's not swollen nor does it hurt. It's just always red. Any ideas?
You may have rosacea: It is possible that you have rosacea. There are many other possible reasons that your nose is always red. Without seeing it and knowing more information it is difficult to provide you with a better answer. Please feel free to schedule an appointment with me or another physician to discuss this further. ...Read more
My nose gets really dry; the passages appear to be red and swollen. What can I do to remedy this? I've tried nose sprays; they make things worse.
Saline nose spray: Dry nasal passages can be due to dry ambient air in the home (get humidifier), meds (even non prescription, check with doc), dehydration (stay well hydrated). Can try nasal saline sprays (watch out for neti pots, some cases of fatal fungal infections-must be very clean). Avoid otc decongestant sprays (have rebound effect, habit forming, cause other problems). No relief: see md. ...Read more
Nose often feels blocked, esp on left side. When I look in it I see two big swollen 'lumps' in my left nostril that look quite red. What is this?
Nasal obstruction: You could have a variety of problems affecting your breathing through your nose. The 2 red lumps could be the inferior and middle turbinates, polyps in the nose, or other lesions. You also may have a deviated septum affecting breathing on the left side. See an ENT for exam and recommendations. You can be helped with this and should breathe better soon. ...Read more
Nasal Vestibulitis: When the tip of the nose is painful, red and swollen, it is often due to infection of the tip of nose where the small hairs on the inside of the nose are involved. This is a form of folliculitis or infection of these small nasal hairs. It often requires treatment, but the best form of treatment is a topical antibiotic ointment. You'll need to see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
How to treat a red swollen middle nose septum. My left nostril middle nose septum is red & swollen so what should I do to treat this?
Red, swollen septum: Greetings, your red swollen septum could be irritated from your allergies. Do you take medication? If not, over the counter antihistamines could help remove allergy and irritation. Does the nasal septum hurt to touch it? If so, this could've an infection and would need antibiotics quickly. See your ENT doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Entire right nostril is very swollen and red. The pain is really very bad! No sign that its a pimple and I haven't fallen or banged my nose? Help!
? Infectious process: Appears some kind of (?) infection. You should see a doctor asap. ...Read more
On the left side of my nose near tip and side it feels sore like I hit it but I didn't it also looks lil red and kinda swollen? Getting nervous : (
Vestibulitis: Can be associated with a dry nose, picking inside, scratching inside, or using q-tips inside the nose. You can get a low grade bacterial colonization of the hairs inside the nasal skin (vestibule). This can cause internal irritation and the outside can get red and swollen. See an ENT for treatment, usually with ointments and antibiotics. However, other problems need to be ruled out. ...Read more
After a week of my. Nose hurting looked inside to find it is 3/4 swollen. It burns without touching, Red&a white bump. Should I wait for or go to a dr?
Please set up an appointment with an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Me and my coworker are chefs and today he came into work with a bump inside his nose that looks red and swollen looks like a spider bite, what is it?
Just looked in right side of nose. Very red and swollen. Hurts to sniff or touch outside of nose. Its big like a polyp. Have clear discharge. Whatisit?
You'reJustTooNosey..: Sounds like an infection. And it can really hurt in there. There are lots of nerve endings and not much space for swelling so it can hurt bad. And if you keep touching and squeezing it you're in for a world of hurt. Plus, that whole area is a bad place to get an infection because if it spreads, it's "straight to the brain, " as they say. So get it looked at ASAP by someone who "Nose" what to do. ...Read more