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When You Pick Your Nose Does Cartilage Grow Or Skin
My 2 year olds head hit me in the nose. I heard a crack noise, my nose hurts but it is not bleeding. You think it's fractured or did the cartilage pop?
Sounds broken: Sounds like you broke your nose. I would definitely be seen to make you don't need intervention. ...Read more
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Nose cartilage thinning, facial musc wasting- right side worse, right jaw shorter. Head tilt down/right, right neck muscle smllr, tongue deviates right?
Head problems: And your question is? Is you looking for information regarding yourself or someone else? ...Read more
Why is it when I turn my head that I feel like something moves on my right side. It dosnet hurt its just wierd coukd it beb something serious or just my thyroid cartilage?
Hard to tell: Without examining you in person. The fact that you have discomfort while moving implies a musculoskeletal etiology. ...Read more
Why does my cartilage around my thyroid move when I move my head or im laying down and move my head quickly? Is that normal? Or is it broken or something
Sounds normal to me but any time you are concerned by this it would be wise to see your doctor.
If something wrong is indeed found your doctor will take care of you.
If there is nothing wrong you will be pleased. ...Read more
Recently shaved my head, noticed a small white spot or piece in the middle of the birth mark on the base of my head. Bone? Cartilage? Help, thnx!
Get it checked: It is very hard to say what the white spot on the scalp on the base of your head, middle of the birth mark. It is unlikely to be anything serious but since you are concerned, get it looked at by your Primary Care Doctor. ...Read more
Inside my ear keeps making a light tapping of cartilage type of sound. Popping feeling, im not sick. It happens mostly when I lie down/ tilt my head?
2 possibilities: If examination of the ear canal and ear drum are normal, there are 2 possibilities for your sensation. 1.) You may be aware of the Eustachian tube allowing pressure equalization of pressure in the middle ear or 2.) You may be aware of spontaneous vibration of one of the 2 muscles in the middle ear. Either of these conditions are not serious. ...Read more
5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?
Depends: This is not unusual and the treatment if any depends on the degree of difference. Kids most often come out this way do to the way they are positioned in the womb, or gradually develop it due to sleep position. In the US, plastic surgeons may treat with a variety of inserts positioned within and around the ear or ears. You might check with your doc first to see if won't improve on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen, red hard bump on the cartilage/earlobe area of my ear. I would say it is about the size of two peas. Appeared today, no head to it.
Ear papule: Could try warm soaks and topical bacitacin x 12 hours, if not improving or getting worse go to ENT or ER as may need lancing, antibiotics and if on ccatilage a pressure dressing ...Read more
Are lymph nodes present on ear cartilage? I have a small lump behind my ear cartilage. Not on the neck or the head part but on the ear. It is tender.
MRI Grade 2/3 chrondromalacia glenohumeral joint w/ high grade cartilage loss, Bone marrow edema of the humeral head, mod. Glenohumeral effusion?
Degenerative changes: This constellation is typical of osteoarthritic degenerative changes. The cause is non-specific and can be related to prior shoulder trauma or just a life time of heavy use. ...Read more
I accidentally hit my nose tip, squashed the front with my hand. Could this make the cartilage grow slightly bigger?
Went to Ent about tiny thing in nose in one side - he said it's cartilage, but it hasn't been there my whole life. Does cartilage grow over time?
Ent dr says thing I feel in my nose is just cartilage in that nostril. I should have asked him why I have only semirecently noticed. Can cartilage grow?
I have a hard bump under the nose inside the skin. Its painful but not always. It will get smaller and grow bigger. What do you think it could be? Wha
Bump: This may be an inclusion cyst under the skin. Apparently it is not inflamed or infected. A physician would have to examine it to make the diagnosis however. ...Read more
Hi. I've been having persistent swelling, zits, etc. On the tip of my nose for about 5 months. They start out as a pinch type feeling then grow and usually come to a head inside the nostril. Skin gets very red and sore. Very annoying. Can you help?
These: These are probably small cysts or inflamed follicles in the nose (sort of like acne in the nose). This could be a manifestation of harboring a bacteria in the nose that is inflaming the follicles. I would recommend polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment for a week or so to the area. If not improved soon, consider a visit to a dermatologist who might perform a culture of the area and maybe prescribe an antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It will heal: Nose cartilage does heal on it's own. This is great if your nose is straight but if your nose has been broken then the bones may make the softer cartilage take an abnormal shape and then your nose may heal in that abnormal shape. So if you have any injuries to your nose I would see an ENT and have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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