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My nose hurts and is crusty is that a nasal infection?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Probably

You are probably a nasal staphylococcus aureus carrier (as is 25% of the population).
You probably have a superficial nasal infection. If it persists you may need treatment with topical Mupirocin ointment or oral antibiotic treatment. An alternative explanation would be that you have allergic rhinitis that needs treatment with antihistamines or topical corticosteroid sprays. See your md prn.

In brief: Probably

You are probably a nasal staphylococcus aureus carrier (as is 25% of the population).
You probably have a superficial nasal infection. If it persists you may need treatment with topical Mupirocin ointment or oral antibiotic treatment. An alternative explanation would be that you have allergic rhinitis that needs treatment with antihistamines or topical corticosteroid sprays. See your md prn.
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