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Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Could be: It can cause nasal irritation, or irritate the already inflamed nasal passages, hold it for now, use saline nasal washes, if problem persists, see your doctor ...Read more

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How can I get relief from swelling & soreness inside nose?

How can I get relief from swelling & soreness inside nose?

Otolaryngology visit: I would Imagine that you have allergies. Possibly a prescription for allergies will be helpful. I would advise a visit to a PCP. ...Read more

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Is there a way to differentiate between a cold sore or impetigo inside nose? Get occasional cold sores on outer edge of nostril. Dangerous to brain?

Is there a way to differentiate between a cold sore or impetigo inside nose? Get occasional cold sores on outer edge of nostril. Dangerous to brain?

With impetigo: You get honey crusting sores and very contagious. Best treated with bactroban (mupirocin) / Mupirocin ointment. Need to heal the mucosa to stop the sores completely. ...Read more

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Have weepy painful blisters inside nose. Tried neosporin and cold sore treatments. No help. Am immunosuppressed. Had these blisters before, finally went away after weeks. Worry it could get worse.

Have weepy painful blisters inside nose. Tried neosporin and cold sore treatments. No help. Am immunosuppressed. Had these blisters before, finally went away after weeks. Worry it could get worse.

Herpse Simplex: Painful nose blister are commonly cause by the herpes simplex virus, usually type I, the same virus that causes cold sores. The condition may be more severe & difficult to treat in the immunosuppressed patients. Bacterial infections such as impetigo may cause a similar process. Various form of topical and oral treatments are available. ...Read more

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What would cause your nose always to have dry blood in it all the time and be very sore?

What would cause your nose always to have dry blood in it all the time and be very sore?

Infection?: This may be from a sinus infection or just excessive dryness in the nasal septum. A nasal infection may also cause soreness especially if you are a booger-picker. ...Read more

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What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

Several disorders: Without more details, including how long you have suffered this symptom I would have a tough time giving you a specific answer. Breathing thorough the mouth (because of nasal congestion) and reflux of stomach acid are common causes. Assuming that you have been bothered for a while, other causes need to be considered. ...Read more

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Can someone please tell me what can cause my nose to feel real sore and bruised? I didn't get any kind of injury to it

Can someone please tell me what can cause my nose to feel real sore and bruised? I didn't get any kind of injury to it

Infection?: If your nose is sore and bruised without trauma - I would think infection... Get it checked asap. ...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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Discovered a lump that's sore in between my eyebrows at the top of my nose. What can cause that?

Discovered a lump that's sore in between my eyebrows at the top of my nose. What can cause that?

Cyst: It could be a inflammed cyst, but could be something else. I would see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause a bloody sore nose? My nose is very dry and crusty but keeps bleeding and not healing

Can sinusitis cause a bloody sore nose? My nose is very dry and crusty but keeps bleeding and not healing

NO: Sinusitis alone does not cause a bloody nose! Its DRYNESS. ..YOU NEED HUMIDIFICATION in your bedroom at night and going into your bathroom running HOT water in shower until the room STEAMS UP!!! (2X/day)
Do this for 7-10 days and the dryness, crustiness and bleeding from that crust will stop!!!!
If not See an allergist!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

Infection: The pimples or pustules inside the nostrils are caused by infections with staph or sreptococcal bacteria
it is called folliculitis and can be treated with local antibiotics like Bacitracin over the counter or prescription bacroban. Sometimes you need oral antibiotics as well. ...Read more

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I have what I assume to be a cold sore next to my nose. Does this mean that I have herpes? I have a sinus infection right now, could that have caused it

I have what I assume to be a cold sore next to my nose. Does this mean that I have herpes? I have a sinus infection right now, could that have caused it

Cold Sore: I think it best to go to your doctor and have him/her check this out. If it is a cold sore, there is medication you can take. If it is a bacterial infection, you may need antibiotics. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Right side of my inner lining of nostril becomes sore, all the way to back of nose, ENT dr didn't find much, but I am in distres wen it happens. Causes pls?

Right side of my inner lining of nostril becomes sore, all the way to back of nose, ENT dr didn't find much, but I am in distres wen it happens. Causes pls?

Sores can be: Painful inside the nose. You need to let them heal to prevent recurrences. You may apply antibiotic inside the nostril to aid with healing process. ...Read more

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Can a sore in the nose cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can a sore in the nose cause swollen lymph nodes?

Not usually: Look for another reason for swollen lymph nodes and consult your physician. ...Read more

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My scalp is tender and sore and I have bad pressure in my head, nose, face and eyes. Doctor said it's not sinuses. What could be the cause of this?

My scalp is tender and sore and I have bad pressure in my head, nose, face and eyes. Doctor said it's not sinuses. What could be the cause of this?

Sound like Sinusitis: Your symptoms are consistent with sinusitis or sinus headaches How long have you had your symptoms? What other symptoms are you having? What makes it better or worse? What did your doctor say it was? I would try ibuprofen / naproxen. If your symptoms persist, I would seek medical attention for a second opinion. Take Care! ...Read more

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What causes squeezing pain in left breast, soreness in both, sore armpits, no fever, with pain down rt side of nose?

What causes squeezing pain in left breast, soreness in both, sore armpits, no fever, with pain down rt side of nose?

Get checked.: While breast tenderness is common and usually not the presenting sign of cancer. The odd constellation of symptoms you describe could reflect heart disease, even a mild heart attack. Please get checked asap! Better safe than sorry. Definitely get a breast exam, as well. ...Read more

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What causes your nose and lips to tingle bilaterally sometimes but mostly on the left? Tmj hurts and jaw hinge very sore, neck pain too. MRI is good

What causes your nose and lips to tingle bilaterally sometimes but mostly on the left? Tmj hurts and jaw hinge very sore, neck pain too. MRI is good

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Description sounds like trigeminal nerualgia, This could be part of the TMJ. Probably benign but you may want to Google trigeminal neuralgia. I would recommed you see a TMJ specialist. Can treat TMJ like any muacle strain but you may need a dental prosthesis or an injection into the joint, but be careful. The facial nerve is close by. Topical such as Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel can be tried. ...Read more

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What to do if I could feel a cold starting cause I have a sniffly nose and a sore throat when I swallow. How can I stop it developing into a full cold?

You usually can't: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see >. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Yes it can: Yes, you can have those symptoms with sinus problems due to heavy concentration of nerves around sinus, palate and neck. See your pcp to evaluate sinuses for possible treatment. ...Read more