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How can I treat an ulcer inside my nose? It's painful.

How can I treat an ulcer inside my nose? It's painful.

And possibly: DANGEROUS.....Spread of such ulcers can be dangerous and I suggest you seek ENT (Ear Nose Throat) Doctor as soon as you can!!!!!(possible infection and cavernous sinus spread ) HOPE this helps!! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Nasal ulceration: Nasal ulcers can occur in either discoid or systemic lupus. They can be very painful and sometimes get infected. See your rheumatologist who might want you to visit with an ear, nose and throat doctor for continued care. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between a pimple in/around nose and a nasal ulcer?

How do you tell the difference between a pimple in/around nose and a nasal ulcer?

Nasal lesion: A pimple has a red convex surface with an occasional papule (white spot with pus) in the center. An ulcer has a concave surface, but it too can be red. If it does not go away within a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause a sore in your nose similar to a mouth ulcer?

What would cause a sore in your nose similar to a mouth ulcer?

Herpes: Herpesvirus can cause sores in the nose as well as the mouth. Also can be caused scratching in the area as well. Other viruses and bacteria can be causes of sores. Finally diseases such as crohn's disease can also cause sores in any mucosalized area. ...Read more

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My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. Theres a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!

My nose feels like its been punched and there are what looks like ulcers in my nostrils. Theres a funny smell too. Had it for 4 plus weeks. Help!

Tough to know: Several possibilities could explain these symptoms and include infection, environmental exposure, malignancy, and even systemic disease such as vasculitis. Suggest one-on-one discussion with a physician who will ask targeted questions and get more information about you. As a start, you could consider a virtual consult on Health Tap. ...Read more

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PCC refer me to derm-1mm wide flat, non-ulcer, non painful spot on nose that bled a mth ago. Looks like tiny cut that didn't heal. Is it BCC or squam?

PCC refer me to derm-1mm wide flat, non-ulcer, non painful spot on nose that bled a mth ago. Looks like tiny cut that didn't heal. Is it BCC or squam?

Go see Derm: It is more like Basal cell but only a biopsy can tell for sure. Derm specialist can decide whether it is benign or cancerous, but a biopsy may be needed if there is sufficient suspicion of cancer. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more