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I have recurring zits/pimples in my nostrils. Especially my

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I have recurring zits/pimples in my nostrils. Especially my left side.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: For the last 6 months or so I keep getting zits inside my nose. They'll go away and without warning they'll come back. I've also dealt with sinus issues/infections for quite some time. I had sinus surgery about 2.5 years ago and felt very well until this past fall. Since then I've had more sinus infections and this recurring pimple issue.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.This can be due to the resistant bacterial infection like MRSA.A nasal swab should be tested.MRSA can be treated with prescription Mupirocin 2% nasal ointment twice daily for 2 weeks.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Can you write a prescription for me?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.
We do not offer prescription online due to the legal reasons.But this can be prescribed by any doctor in your stateBest wishes