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Yellow Crust Inside Nose
Staph infxn yeast: Sounds like a staph infection inside your nose with a possible yeast infection in the corner of your mouth. Have you been on antibiotics? I'd try Bacitracin ointment inside your nose applied with a clean finger 4 to 5 times a day and Clotrimazole cream to the corners of your mouth 4 to 5 times a day. If you are not a lot better in 2 to 3 days see an ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more
Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?
URI: How long have you had the red throat & nose? Most upper respiratory conditions start as viruses. It usually takes 7 -10 days before becoming bacterial. You should take throat lozenges, gargle salt water, drink lots of fluids, use nasal saline, take acetaminophen or ibuprofen if you develop discomfort. If it gets progressively worse, you need to see MD for exam, culture, and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more
Pimple started inside nose, instead of a "whitehead", it was greenish yellow & red around. Swelling & redness has spread through my nostril to outside?
Nasal area inf: Get treated as it's the dangerous area of the face ...Read more
Inside my nose feels like I have ulcers or scabs & when I look inside I seem to have sores/ulcers. They're flat, whitish, & mucus is white/yellow. Dx?
Not possible to say: Without looking at them. Most likely local irritation and dryness, but you need to make sure it is not more serious condition. Show them to your doctor or ENT specialist just to be sure. ...Read more
Allergy or sinusitis:
The drainage of the tears of the eye connect to the nose. Sometimes infections (from virus or bacteria) or allergy: if itchy symptoms also of the nose or sinus can affect the eye and vice versa.
You may have allergy or sinusitis. Your md can prescribe a med & drop that will dry out your sinuses either way. ...Read more
Can clear, sticky mucus in nose be sinus infection? Had septo/turbinectomy 4mths ago. Got a "cold" w/yellow mucus. Now nose stuffy & clear. No allergys
3 yr old has fever and hoarse voice dried green in the nose yellow discharge from eyes in the morning. No cugh brother has strep. Is this also strep?
Have bad mucus dark yellow in nose and throat. ..Now eyes are red and watery and have stinging feeling at times...What is this?
My throat hurts and ears. I have phlegm and when I coughed little blood was in it. Is this serious? Happened inthe morning also yellow mucus in nose.
See below: Yellow or green mucous is not concerning. If there was only a bit of blood streaking, the source was probably a slight bleed in the nose mucosa. If it continues, get seen, otherwise, using otc meds can help. ...Read more
Extreme runny nose w excessive build up in nose causing raw skin w painful dry chunks yellow mucus w blood, sore throat, body aches, see dr or wait?
Nose runny: Think it is time to have you team take a look. ...Read more
Sore throat, cough, fatigue, sinus pain 2 weeks ago. Feeling great now but still have slight cough and some yellow mucus in nose. Am I still infected?
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 (mupirocin) Cream or ointment to be used locally and depending on the lesions you may need oral antibiotics.
The condition is caused folliculitis. ...Read more
Waking up 2 weeks dry bloody crusty nose when blow my nose throughout day yellow bloody use saline drops don't seem to help much ne suggestions?
If...: If this has been two weeks of persistent symptoms especially if associated with facial pain and significant congestion might be time to have antibiotics prescribed. Usually fluids, rest and OTC meds are recommended in the first few days but after that long if not better then a bacterial infection is possible. Go to your dr. Or urgent care for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Or impetigo: Yellow crusty sores in the nasal area are usually impetigo (bacterial skin infection) - but if the sore is always in the exact same spot, and starts with painful blisters, it could be herpes simplex. There are treatments for both, so you should see your doctor or a dermatologist the next time it happens, get it cultured, and find out which it is. ...Read more
I have a blister on my right side of my nose with yellow crust on it. .. is that the process of healing? And is there any home remedies that I can do
I have small extremely itch bumps leaking yellow and crusting around my nose, chin, forehead a bit on my cheeks. My neck itches around jawline. Ideas?
I have yellow blisters on my nose and brows. It's now on my scalp really itchy, and around my ears. It crusts yellow. What can it be?
Shingles?: Although shingles is often associated with pain, it may present as itching as well. If the involvement is unilateral, you need to consult an ophthalmologist ASAP since untreated shingles involving the area your described may lead to blindness. If this involves both sides of the face, will have to think about other possibilities. ...Read more
Cradle cap: It sounds like your baby may have cradle cap (seborrheic dermatitis). Yellow crusting could also be an infection. You may want your pediatrician to take a look and advise a treatment plan as the two plans would be pretty different. You could start with some oil and a fine comb to see if the crust comes off easily and the smell disappears. If it does problem solved. ...Read more
Hi I have a really bad sunburn on my fore head and it is now oozing on its own with a clear fluid and crusting over a yellow color. Is this bad?
No: Probably staph bacterial lesion. A DR can help you. ...Read more
On the bottom right in my hair I have loads of crusty yellow stuff in my head, when I pick it off puss comes off and it's quite painful. What is this?
Impetigo: A superficial infection of the skin. You should consult a physician for antibiotics as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Over 2 months...yellow crusty scab forms in left nostril in same place all the time. When I pick it off, the odor is not pleasant. What is this?
Nasal vestibulitis: This can be a chronic condition caused by a low grade colonization of bacteria just under the mucus membrane of the nasal vestibule (nostril opening). Sometimes the hair follicles of the vestibule are infected. This can be aggravated by frequent plucking or trimming of nose hairs and picking at the scabbed area. See MD for help. Usually responds to nasal antibiotic ointment and an antibiotic. ...Read more
3 weeks of hard yellow crust on penis head w/ redness/inflammation. Azithromycin (1g) and clotrimazole (2x/day for 10 days) did not work. Advice?
I fell in the tub 2 weeks ago. My eyes keep watering, front of my head aches often. Hot my neck, under my ear and head. Now crusted blood in nose?
Need eval ASAP: Had closed head injury while on warfarin, have continual headaches, and bleeding from nose----need to be seen by a doctor or er as soon as possible. ...Read more
Any anomalies that you know?
Usually mucous from lining or sinuses.
After skull fractures, spinal fluid can leak and that is a big deal. ...Read more