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HI I had a pimple in my nose (I ate

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Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Question: HI

I had a pimple in my nose (I ate too much sweet rich food) and now I think there is a scab or something that irritates and builds up. It is just inside the nostrils - is there a cream or some treatment I could use?

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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Use a topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

I suggest you to use a topical antibiotic e.g either Neosporin Ointment or Mupirocin2% ointment, twice daily for a few days..

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance.
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Brief Answer: Use a topical antibiotic Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. I suggest you to use a topical antibiotic e.g either Neosporin Ointment or Mupirocin2% ointment, twice daily for a few days.. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance.