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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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


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What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

What can I do about a white bump next to my nose piercing that won't go away?

See your PCP: For consultation. She/he may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Large bumps forming on my nose which are filled with white puss large bumps on my nose

Large bumps forming on my nose which are filled with white puss large bumps on my nose

Check with your doc: Sounds like a skin infection but to ensure proper treatment, I will recommend that you have nurse or a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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My nose has these white bumps in both side in my nose what is it?

My nose has these white bumps in both side in my nose what is it?

Milia: White bumps in that location are often a skin condition called milia. Seeing a dermatologist would be a good idea to confirm diagnosis and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

Nose Knows: Does it hurt? Is there surrounding redness? Have you had any trauma to the nose?

It you have no other symptoms, it could just be a prominent medial crural footplate (nasal cartilage). If it hurts, drains pus or gets bigger, you may want to get it checked out by an ENT doctor.

Importantly, don't mess with it. If it is a normal structure, manipulation with your finger can lead to an infection. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

Need exam..: Difficult to say with your description. Would need to be evaluated by a physician in person to determine etiology. Could be nasal polyp, swollen turbinate, or other growth. See your doctor for a more comprehensive physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

I have a white bump on the inside of my Nose that seems to be spreading what could that possibly be?

Nasal lesion: A common lesion is Squamous Papilloma (wart) and it tends to enlarge with time. See an ENT doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

I have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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I keep getting bumps in my nose once one goes away I get one in the other nostril, can u help me? They look just like white pimples.

I keep getting bumps in my nose once one goes away I get one in the other nostril, can u help me? They look just like white pimples.

Folliculitis: Recurrent small white pimples in the nose are usually do to a staph infection of the hair follicle, which is where the hair grows before it rises above the skin. Sometimes it can be due to picking at the nose or squeezing a pimple. It will often go away on its own. Antibiotic ointment may speed resolution but repeated episodes require a culture of the nose by your physician. Do NOT squeeze it. ...Read more

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A year half ago I noticed two bumps in my nose, now my septum is deteriorating and my nose bleeds a lot. Double vision, linked? Possible causes?

A year half ago I noticed two bumps in my nose, now my septum is deteriorating and my nose bleeds a lot. Double vision, linked? Possible causes?

Need work up: Its probably time to have an evaluation in person. The double vision can be linked if this turns out to be an autoimmune process. If the double vision is constant, painful, decrease in vision, you could start out with an ophthalmologist. Otherwise an ENT specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bump under my nose? ..

Nonspecific: See your doctor who can get a more detailed history and exam to try to determine what it is. ...Read more

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My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

Nasal Vestibulitis: This is not an uncommon problem. Just inside the nose, there are a number of small hairs called vibrissae. Because they are hair follicles that can get inflamed or infected and can be quite sore. Usually requires a prescription antibiotic ointment. You should see your doctor to make sure that's what it is and to get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Skin bump on nose that won't go away. Could you help me please?

Skin bump on nose that won't go away. Could you help me please?

Fibrous Papule: A fibrous papule develops during late adolescence or early adult life on the nose, or less often, elsewhere on the face. It is a dome shaped shiny lesion 2-6 mm in diameter, sometimes bearing a central hair. Although it looks similar to a skin-coloured mole (dermal naevus), it is more firm in texture. It is harmless but persists unchanged lifelong. See your dermatologist for removal. ...Read more

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What could a marble sized "bump" that came out my husband's nose be?

What could a marble sized "bump" that came out my husband's nose be?

Scab or fungus: Some people with dry noses will get large crusts that come out. Also patients with fungal balls in their sinuses will occasionally blow out a large chunk. If this happens repeatedly he should see an ent. ...Read more

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I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

HypertrophicScarInf: It may be a hypertrophic scar like keloid, granuloma or allergic reaction to the nose ring if it contains Nickel.
I suggest you get it checked by your Doctor and do not take it off till you see the doctor
If infected may need local or oral antibiotics after cleaning and draining the bump by the doctor. Do not try to sqeeze or drain the bump. If it is a scar, granuloma or keloid. It can be handled later ...Read more

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After scrathing my bumps at my upper nose are the area becomes suddenly dark. This makes me very scared. What if it never comes back to brown again?

After scrathing my bumps at my upper nose are the area becomes suddenly dark. This makes me very scared. What if it never comes back to brown again?

Hyperpigmentation: I am not certain of you skin type and color, but more darkly pigmented individuals will tend to hyperpigment or darken when they scar from a cut or a boil or even acne. Sun exposure may worsen it the darkening even more significantly.
Bleaching agents can be used to lighten the area once the inflammation has settled down. ...Read more

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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

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

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Which works better for a nose bump?

Which works better for a nose bump?

Part of your normal: Nasal architecture? If you are unhappy with the contures of your nose, you can consult with a plastic surgeon or an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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I have this weird bump in my nose, what to do?

I have this weird bump in my nose, what to do?

Bump on nose: There are many reasons to have a bump on your nose from nasal trauma to localized infection. You can have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have bump on my pierced nose what to do?

I have bump on my pierced nose what to do?

Bump on piercing: Hello, the bump on your nose adjacent to your pricing could represent granulation tissue, an infection or possibly scar tissue. It would be a good idea to have your doctor and the technician who performed the piercing to evaluate your lesion. ...Read more

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What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

What can I do about a bump inside my nose?

Intranasal bump: Hello. It is hard to determine what to do about your problem because it's impossible for us to know exactly what your " bump" actually is. It could be an inferior septal spur, a polyp, a turbinate, a cyst, could be any number of possibilities. My point being; it is best to see your ENT physician who will determine exactly what you are referring to and what therapy is needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are these dirty bumps around my nose?

What are these dirty bumps around my nose?

Large glands: You have large oil glands on your nose. You should see your dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a bump above my nose ring. What could it be?

Many possibilities: It is hard to tell you without a photo, but it could be anything from scar tissue, to granulation tissue (inflammatory), & infection, to an unrelated benign/malignant lesion. See your ENT or dermatologist for an appropriate examination. ...Read more

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Why does my 4 year old has white bumps on her nose?

Why does my 4 year old has white bumps on her nose?

Nothing serious: This is usually caused by blocked sweat glands or oil glands, and will usually go away without treatment. If it is looking inflamed or is painful, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bump inside my nose?

What does it mean when I have a bump inside my nose?

Stop Picking!: Tiny bumps in the nose are common, and nearly all arise from one cause: picking. More precisely, excessive attention to nasal hygiene -- blowing the nose, cleaning it out with tissues, trying to remove all debris -- results in tiny scabs, forming over sore and healing areas, to be removed. This, then, keeps them from healing and eventually the body replaces the scab with scar: the bump! ...Read more

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Anything I can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Anything I can use on this painful bump inside my nose?

Vestibulitis is. ..: An infection that occurs in the hair bearing area inside the nose. This usually starts as a tender area on the nasal tip or inside. It can progress to an abscess and even involve the entire nose and midface. Keep the area clean, keep the fingers out and use Bacitracin ointment 3x/day around the vestibule. See a doctor if it progresses. ...Read more

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What are those bumps on the side of my upper nose, warts?

What are those bumps on the side of my upper nose, warts?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could make the bump of my nose smaller?

Can you tell me how I could make the bump of my nose smaller?

Nasal dorsal hump: The traditional "gold standard" approach is to see a surgeon about rhinoplasty to 'shave' off the prominent hump. Some patients now opt for filler injections to camouflage the hump instead of surgery. A rhinoplasty specialist can discuss both options. Each nose is unique for each face. ...Read more