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Dr. Yash Khanna
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What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

What could cause bloody crusty sores inside nose?

Bloody crusty sore: These are caused by bacterial infection, usually staph but can be sreptococcal as well.You need to see your doctor, get a culture done . It is treated with Bactroban Cream or ointment to be used locally and depending on the lesions you may need oral antibiotics. The condition is caused folliculitis. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Nasal (Definition)

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


Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I have impetigo&have taken kelflex &bactroban for 10 days.The bactroban is making the sores& inside nose bright red & swollen. What do I do?

Stop the bactroban: You can be sensitive/allergic to the bactroban & should stop it immediately. Call your dr so the information can be reviewed & get into your medical record. If your dr wants to continue an ointment for the sores there are others out there that can be used. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Dr. William Lewis
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Recurrent painful sores inside my nose?

Recurrent painful sores inside my nose?

Infection: This may be nasal vestibulitis...An infection, usually staph, or a viral infection ..... Best to see your otolaryngologist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area accompanied by cough?

Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area  accompanied by cough?

Difficult: First, why do you have nasal ulcers? How do you know you have bronchitis, which is predominantly a viral infection.? You can develop cough from post-nasal drip if you have congested or infected sinuses. But why not see a doctor and get this worked out? ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Resnik
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What are these symptoms a sign of more than likely?: white bumps in nose, sores in mouth; burning rectum

Diagnosis: There is no way to make a diagnosis on the internet. You are going to have to bite the bullet and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What could cause sores in nose ?

What could cause sores in nose ?

Nasal sores: Sores in the nose could be caused by vitamin b deficiency, irritation (cocaine users) and infection. More common infections are caused by viruses (herpes) and and bacteria (staph, strep). ...Read more

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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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No hair in nose sores in nose?

No hair in nose sores in nose?

Confusing question. : Confusing question. Please clarify.

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Dr. Bryan Levey
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Sores in nose is this a bacterial infection ?

Sores in nose is this a bacterial infection ?

Maybe: Could be bacterial. Could be viral. Could be fingernail. If it is accompanied by discharge and crusting, and if it fails to self resolve after several days to a week, it might be bacterial and require an antibiotic. ...Read more

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