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Why is the inside of my nose, my nostril very red and raw?

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The inside of my nose - my nostrils very red and raw, painful to touch, (if you touch the outside of the nose -) is there anything I can get to heal this? 
I do not know how it was caused, I have it now for at least a month, I have been very careful not to blow my nose to hard hoping it would heal itself, but nothing has happened as yet.

Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.


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Is there any swelling or ulcer?
Did you have any treatment?
Did you have any other symptom or previous illness?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

No, I have had no treatment or previous illness, have never had ulcers, it is when I look up my nose, a layer like of skin is gone, that is the best way I can describe it, but it shows no sign of getting any better.

Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for the information.
This can be due to an inflammation or infection of the nasal passage.
The feeling of loss of a layer seems like an ulceration.
You need to get it checked by doctor.
Treatment can need local ointment &/or oral antibiotics.

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