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Old 04-20-2007, 11:46 AM   #1
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My nose is full of sores.What could cause this and what can I do to clear them up.It hurts to blow my nose.I have a cold

 
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Re: nose

Is the soreness inside your nostrils or on the outside of your nose?

If it's inside the nostrils, you may have a nasal infection caused by staph aureus germs. This usually produces pimple-like sores that pop and ooze yellowish, bad-smelling pus. Most of the time, you can clear staph aureus from your nose by applying a bacitracin or combination antibiotic ointment (like Neosporin). You can buy it without a prescription and using a Q-tip, apply a small amount inside your nostrils faithfully once a day for several weeks.

If that doesn't work, and you still are getting sores in your nostrils, see a doctor for some prescription-strength salve.

 
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