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What Is The Best Treatment For Irritation Inside The Nose
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry air: Ttreatments involve moisturization like nasal saline spray. Another product, nasal saline gel may work better. Ponaris nasal emollient may help. Really no disadvantages other than possible bad taste or cost of meds. Also try humidifier. Avoid source of dry air if possible. Dont use a dehumidifier in home. Try to use less heat during winter. ...Read more
Saline solution: Are very cheap. Apply that on the nose, topically or use a spray mist, dry it with fresh q tips and coat your nostril with aquaphor ointment, vaseline or a & d ointment. May repeat as often as needed. At times you may need allergy med or prescription nose spray if severe. Steaming up the bathroom help loosen up very stuffed up nose especially the little babies. Breathe better after a shower, right? ...Read more
Allergy...: Your symptoms are likely related to allergy. You may be having bronchospasm as well as nasal allergy symptoms. There are prescription inhalers as well as nasal sprays that may help so see your doctor for diagnosis/treatment. You may need to see an allergist for testing to see what you are allergic to so that avoidance, if possible, can be done. If you smoke, smoking cessation is imperative. ...Read more
I have what seems rosacea..red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?
Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Depends: Clear runny nose (called rhinorrhea) can be related to a cold in which case it will resolve on it's own within 7-10 days. Prolonged clear runny nose could be an allergy. If that's the case, it should respond well to a new generation antihistamine such as zyrtec, Claritin or allegra. Each of these comes as a syrup. If it doesn't respond, a physician can assist in evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dry rash underneath my nose on my upper lip. What is the best treatment for it? It happens every few months -- goes away and comes back.
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