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How do I cure the nasal crease also known as alergic salute?

How do I cure the nasal crease also known as alergic salute?

Time: And treatment of the cause, rhinitis, see an allergist if you have access to one or an ENT, the crease itself will take time to fade after the symptoms are controlled and no more salutes, a dermatologist though can tell what to apply to help the area of hyper-pigmentation, good luck ...Read more

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Light dark Transversal nasal line ( at the middle of the nose) how to remove it .Got this line since childhood.Please help.

Light dark Transversal nasal line ( at the middle of the nose) how to remove it .Got this line since childhood.Please help.

This is the mark of: chronic allergies caused by touching,rubbing,pushing up on your itchy,runny nose causing a crease.Treat the allergies,relieve the symptoms,stop the touching and it may fade away.If not,c a Dermatologist.Now u know how to make a diagnosis of Chronic Allergic Rhinitis from across the room without any History,Physical exam,lab tests,or X-Rays.What a diagnostician! ...Read more

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What to do if I have redness around crease of my nose?

What to do if I have redness around crease of my nose?

Red nose : it sounds like some irritation. Do you blow your nose a lot? An emollient cream may help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry skin in the crease sides of my nose is it due to using mk?

What to do if I have dry skin in the crease sides of my nose is it due to using mk?

Moisturize : First of all, what is MK? You're describing a dry skin condition. This is relatively common. Hypoallergenic moisturizers are useful. Sometimes, anti-inflammatory topical medications like hydrocortisone or other stronger prescription anti-inflammatories are helpful. See an ENT, dermatologist, or a facial plastic surgeon for advice . ...Read more

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I have redness in the creases of my nose. No flakes or itch, just red. Can I use anything to help?

I have redness in the creases of my nose. No flakes or itch, just red. Can I use anything to help?

Requires exam/photo: Skin conditions cannot be diagnosed online and require visualization. The redness can be found in multiple skin conditions, especially rosacea. Please get examined and treated. ...Read more

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I have some kind of bump in the crease of my nose that has been there for years. It will not pop. It really has no color to it. But its noticable.

I have some kind of bump in the crease of my nose that has been there for years. It will not pop. It really has no color to it. But its noticable.

Difficult to say.: It is not likely that this "bump"is anything serious. Since you had it for years. If you don't like it, from a cosmetic standpoint you can go your Dr. have it removed. Good luck ...Read more

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I have this hard painful bump like right under my nose on the right side close to the crease, bigger than a black/white head, it's just a small bump?

I have this hard painful bump like right under my nose on the right side close to the crease, bigger than a black/white head, it's just a small bump?

Cyst: At your age it is probably a little cyst. It may disappear on its own. If it does not let your doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a black head on your nose crease?

How do you get rid of a black head on your nose crease?

Depends: You can buy a blackhead extractor at the drugstore and gently press it over the blackhead until it pops out. If you can't get it out you will have to visit the doctor. Either the doctor can extract it or you might have to use a medicine like retin a (tretinoin) and slowly remove the layers of skin until it comes out. ...Read more

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I was wiping my face when the side of my nose (alar crease area) started to bleed rapidly and it won't stop. What happened? How to stop bleeding?

I was wiping my face when the side of my nose (alar crease area) started to bleed rapidly and it won't stop. What happened? How to stop bleeding?

Hope you are well?: Bleeding like you described is unusual. I hope you have managed to stop it with gentle pressure on the bleeding spot.
If the bleeding continues, you should go to the ER to find if you have any health problems which makes you more prone to bleeding.
Give us a follow up and tell us what you have done about this problem so far?? ...Read more

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What can be done about an allergy nose crease (on bridge of nose)?

Control allergies: You need to control your allergies well to avoid rubbing your nose and with time, the crease may partially heal, in some individuals it can leave a permanent mark. ...Read more

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What to do if I have oily skin on my nose and tons of blackheads especially i the creases of my nose. What is a good homemade facial?

What to do if I have oily skin on my nose and tons of blackheads especially i the creases of my nose. What is a good homemade facial?

See a dermatologist: NO homemade facial will help you. Prescription meds and mechanical extraction of them will help. Tretinoin and adapalene gels are very useful for this. Blackheads are NOT DIRT. They are comedones--large, blocked oil glands--open to air. They are oxidized by exposure to air. The oxidized sebum is dark. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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Does nose size have in crease your sense of smell? How about your ears?

Does nose size have in crease your sense of smell? How about your ears?

No: Your sense of smell is dependent on your olfactory nerves, that is the nerves for smell and the adequate flow of the scent through your nose to the nerve endings. The nerve endings are at the roof of your nose. This is not dependent on the size of your nose. ...Read more

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Hi.. I have dark skin in the creases of my nose and also on my chin below my lower lips, what can I do about it pls?

Hi.. I have dark skin in the creases of my nose and also on my chin below my lower lips, what can I do about it pls?

Dark skin: Dark skin in skin creases could be genetic, due to sun, or due to an underlying immune issue (like Lupus: which is unlikely but possible. See MD to be sure no other signs of Lupus. Otherwise keep out of sun (hat, sunscreen), avoid doxycycline pills, and use make up if needed ...Read more

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In the creases between my nose and mouth I have dry red skin that feels stretched. I expholiate and moistureise which doesn't help. What will help?

Dry red skin: You are probably over exfoliating eliminate the exfoliator for now. If it doesn't go away in two weeks see your dermatologist. It could have some component of seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?

I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?

Mederma for scars: Mederma is an over-the-counter medication that is indicated for the use of scar reduction. It should not be used to treat any other dermatologic conditions. It would be useful to visit your doctor for assessment of your condition. ...Read more

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I had a micro laser peel 3days ago. I have tiny white head bumps on the bottom crease of nose. I use aquaphr and on valtrex (valacyclovir). What could it be?

I had a micro laser peel 3days ago.  I have tiny white head bumps on the bottom crease of nose. I use aquaphr and on valtrex (valacyclovir). What could it be?

Colloid milia: These are probably colloid milia. They are very common after ablative laser procedures with occlusive care like aquaphor and vaseline. Gentle washcloth action should help remove them. ...Read more

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My ENT told me the crease on my nose is cause by rubbing my nose upwards with a tissue. Can I use wrinkle cream to get rid of it?

My ENT told me the crease on my nose is cause by rubbing my nose upwards with a tissue. Can I use wrinkle cream to get rid of it?

In addition: To the other answers, this may be a so-called "bunny line", which is a wrinkle that happens in the upper part of the nose with "squinching". If that's the case, Botox works really well to eliminate it. ...Read more

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Im 4 months pregnant and I have peeling burning skin around the creases of my nose, and dry itchy flakey skin . Is this normal? And why?

Im 4 months pregnant and I have peeling burning skin around the creases of my nose, and dry itchy flakey skin . Is this normal? And why?

Yes: It's normal to experience these types of dry skin changes in pregnancy. Drink lots of lots of water, that may help. You may want to try a moisturizer on your face if you haven't already. Why, is because your metabolism is on super drive providing energy and nutrition for the developing baby. ...Read more

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All my life I have suffered from very dry skin (worsens in the winter months) on my face an very bad dandruff on my scalp and hair line. it gets red an very dry an sometimes painful on my eyelids an the crease of my nose an chin .. recently it spread to

Dry skin: Hello~ the most important thing to do here is see a dermatologist to tell you if you psoriasis or not. If not for dry skin use: Aveeno (oatmeal) bath, and Aveeno (oatmeal) skin moisturizer, and Head and Shoulders to wash hair for dandruff. But see Dermatologist.thanks ...Read more

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Symptoms and treatments of and for seborheic dermatis of penis also have it on scalp nose creases neared area ears is aquaphor good or something else?

Symptoms and treatments of and for seborheic dermatis of penis also have it on scalp nose creases neared area ears is aquaphor good or something else?

Same treatment: Dear MickL, the skin on the penis is the same skin as on the rst of your body. Therefore the same treatment which works in other places will work for you. ...Read more

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How can I stop nasal drip?

How can I stop nasal drip?

Depends: Nasal drip can be from many causes. Allergies are high on the list. Some get this with cold weather. Some get it with a cold. Some a condition called vaso-motor rhinitis. See your pcp or allergist and get checked. Antihistamines may help. Certain nasal sprays (atrovent) may help. Nasal steroids may help. You may need immunotherapy (allergy shots). Avoid the cold. ...Read more

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My wife have nasal post drip?

My wife have nasal post drip?

Treatments available: There are many treatments that can help her such as prescription inhaled corticosteroids for one example. Have her see a dr, get officially diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal just on one side?

What causes post nasal just on one side?

Depends: Have you had surgery in your ears or craniotomy? Do you have a severely deviated septm with allergies. If you had surgery, your postnasal drip on one side could be spinal fluid. If you have a severely deviated septum, instead of having drainage through your nostril, it goes backwards. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can be taken for consistent post nasal?

Post nasal drip: Salt water washes twice daily and saline mist up to 4x/day. Seeing an allergist to find out what you are allergic to and then focusing on an effective treatment option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Yes: I do not know of any medical reason to have the nasal walls removed if your nasal passages are normal.
Chronic cocaine use will erode the nasal passages. Not sure if that applies to you.
An Ear, Nose and Throat specialist would be the physician of choice to see. ...Read more