Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Causes White Puss From The Pores On The Nose

Share
1

1
What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Sebaceous glands: The nose is packed with sebaceous glands that make oils and thick sebum (the white stuff). Pus is thin and associated with infections. Unless you have acne or another infection, painless, thick, white sebum is what your are expressing. The sebum helps protect the skin and provides moisture, so it is normal. Different people make varying amounts. If it is problematic, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,167 doctors shared insights

Nasal (Definition)

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


2

2
How to reduce acne?

How to reduce acne?

Start with...: Topical benzoyl peroxide. If this does not clear it, your physician can add topical Clindamycin or another antibiotic; if it's on your trunk, you'll probably need a systemic antibiotic as well, and if it's severe, dermatologists have stuff that's not pleasant and a bit risky but is certain to clear you up. This is the 21st century and you have a right to be acne-free. ...Read more

3

3
White puss-like liquid comes out of face pores when squeezing face skin really hard, specially around tip of nose. I've oily skin.?

White puss-like liquid comes out of face pores when squeezing face skin really hard, specially around tip of nose. I've oily skin.?

Dirt & Oil: Our pores get filled with dirt & oil daily. Our skin naturally produces oils to help protect it. When bacteria are involved it causes acne (pimples), which can lead to pus. Try to avoid squeezing your skin, it can cause redness & inflammation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What causes the white pus that comes out of the pores on my nose?

Sebaceous glands: The nose is packed with sebaceous glands that make oils and thick sebum (the white stuff). Pus is thin and associated with infections. Unless you have acne or another infection, painless, thick, white sebum is what your are expressing. The sebum helps protect the skin and provides moisture, so it is normal. Different people make varying amounts. If it is problematic, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

6

6
Can pores white stuff from nose effect the noise and cause to nasal infection like sinus? Please be helpful

Can pores white stuff from nose effect the noise and cause to nasal infection like sinus? Please be helpful

Sinusitis: This condition may produce congestion, difficulty hearing if the congestion involves the tubes leading to the middle ear, purulent nasal discharge, facial swelling, headache and occasionally fever. See a doctor and have this diagnosed after history and exam. Good luck and get better soon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What causes little red dots of blood in the pores on my nose? They disappear in a few days. Can I prevent them?

What causes little red dots of blood in the pores on my nose? They disappear in a few days. Can I prevent them?

Pressure: Could be pressure like when you blue your nose. Could be from drinking alcohol so I hope you do not do that. Monitor what you are doing to cause the issue ...Read more

8

8
Does squeezing pores on nose and chin cause brain infection?

Does squeezing pores on nose and chin cause brain infection?

Rarely: Squeezing zits on the nose and upper part of the faces can (rarely) cause bacteria to migrate up to the brain and cause a brain abscess (infection). ...Read more

9

9
Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Absolutely yes: Try to find oil free products and be certain to clean the products off thoroughly daily. Clogged pores is one huge case of adult acne. ...Read more

10

10
Had a nasal culture.Golden staph positive.I have puss on my tonsils.Can staph cause puss too or just strep ?

Had a nasal culture.Golden staph positive.I have puss on my tonsils.Can staph cause puss too or just strep ?

Any bacteria: Streptococcus is only one of many bacteria that can cause pus. Pus is the body's immunological reaction to a bacterial pathogen. The three most common bacterial pathogens responsible for upper respiratory tract infections, are 1.) s. Pneumonia, 2.) non-typable haemophilus influenza, and 3.) moraxella catarrhalis. All three can lead to the immune system producing pus. ...Read more