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Tip Of My Nose Is Red And Swollen
See below: What you are describing sounds like Thrush (oral candida infection). If you have no risk factors (like AIDS) the treatment is Nystatin (OTC), swish and swallow 4 times daily for 2 weeks. If that doesn't work, you will need to see your physician for a prescription medicine to be taken orally. ...Read more
Big red spot at the tip of my tongue. My tongue is pierced. No signs of infection no pain no discharge just the tip of my tongue is red and smooth?
Tongue spot: Tongue piercing is a VERY bad idea. Remove any metal piercing from the mouth. You may be reacting to the metal. Nickel is notoriously allergenic. The mouth is the dirtiest part of the human body. Piercing the tongue is a gateway for bacteria (and other nasties) to enter the blood stream. I have seen people lose their tongues as a result of weird infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?
Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have dry crusty nose and sinuses and a dry scratchy throat. My throat is red but there is a black spot in the back of my throat behind my tonsils an?
Get in to see a Dr.: Infections are either viral related and/or bacterial in nature. You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam and determine what best course of treatment is right for you. Good luck. ...Read more
The tip of my nose is really tender, warm, and slightly swollen. it's Hard like there is extra cartilage growing. my nose looks huge. septum, lat.crus?
What is this red raw rash under my nose, around my mouth and on my chin? It started around the sides of my nostrils and just underneath my nose.
It is better to get: This medically evaluated (directly) then to guess based on this description. Take care. ...Read more
Many reasons: Too much sun may irritate the skin, especially, the nose. Are cheeks also involved? Any new soaps, foods or shampoos. Sometimes stress, alcohol (drinks), or infection can cause this. Avoid direct sunlight, use sunscreen or zinc oxide ointment and if not improving, see dermatologist. Hat may keep sun off to some extent. ...Read more
My throat is extremely swollen and sore. The back of my tongue has huge lumps and my throat is yellowish with red spots. I have no tonsils. ?
Viral infection: The lumps in the back of the tongue may be circumvallate papillae which are taste buds. They may be inflamed. The red spots in the back of your throat may be infected lymph nodes. Although the most likely diagnosis is an upper respiratory tract viral infection, I would strongly recommend you see a physician for a culture and sensitivity of the yellow material in the back of the throat. ...Read more
Vestibulitis: Just inside the opening of the nose is some quite delicate tissue. Within this delicate skin or lining tissue, there are normal hair cells. Because of the way these hair cells sit at the opening of the nose, they are frequently irritated or dried out and can have low grade infection, called vestibulitis. This is treated with topical nasal ointment called bactroban. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What cause of painful swollen bridge nose and its itching inside. I got 1 day fever and runny nose. First swollen is the right side then became both.
Warm compresses: Warm compresses over the nose should help to encourage drainage. If you see it spead, persist, or grow, it may need to be lanced or require antibiotics. See a doctor if it does not shrink soon. It can be a carbuncle or infected hair folicle with surrounding infection or cellulitis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My eyelid is swollen. The outside corner of my eyelid is very red and swollen. This causes my eye to be half shut and also a lot of watering from my e?
Eye problem: If your symptoms are as bad as you describe, please go to the nearest Emergency facility. You may be helped there or the doctors may quickly refer you to the Eye doctor. Hope all goes well - please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Likely: If you are young, and the nasal tip is red and tender, you might have a small infection underneath and an acne pustule is possible. If you are elderly it might need an evaluation. Try applying very warm soaks with a wet washcloth every couple of hours for a day or two, but get it looked at if persistent or enlarging. ...Read more
Infection.: This is suggestive of a stye. This is an infection of the glands of the upper or lower lid. This may require an antibiotic and is important to see your doctor. Use some warm compresses three times a day until you can see the doctor. If you can not get an appt, go to the local urgent care. Best wishes. ...Read more
My throat is swollen and very red. I have a hole in my right tonsil and it has white stuff at the top of the hole in the crease. My throat hurts !
Tonsillitis: Please see your health care provider to get some antibiotics and then possibly much later if there is frequent recurrence be considered for tonsillectomy. ...Read more