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Puffy and stuffy nose in the middle of night, with oozing, increase in pores size. What is the cause?

I woke up in the middle of the night and the left side of my nose was puffy and stuff when I squish my nose. Also it hurts a lot and there is a liquid pus that is oozing out. I can tell that there is an increase size of the pores, but there does not seem to be a white head nor can I find a specific starting location of the swelling .
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
There might be some focus of infection inside the nose resulting in the pus formation.
You must take a proper antibiotic course as early as possible as any abscess in peri oral region including nose may result in abscess in brain.
Consult your doctor for the prescription of antibiotic.
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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