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Suggest treatment for swollen and painful nostril

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Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015
Question: I woke up this morning with a swollen and painful right nostril and further swelling below my eye / on my cheek - quite tender.
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Answered by Dr. Hariom Sharma (8 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It looks like Vestibulitis of the nose. Consult ENT specialist.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir,

I have gone through your query; the symptoms you have mentioned here suggests that you may be suffering from the vestibulitis of the nose and its complication.

I personally advise in this condition:
1. Injectable antibiotics minimum for five days.
2. Strict control on blood sugar level if you have.
3. Anti inflammatory and analgesic medication.

Consult ENT specialist for evaluation and treatment.

Thanks
Wish you good health
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Brief Answer: It looks like Vestibulitis of the nose. Consult ENT specialist. Detailed Answer: Hi Sir, I have gone through your query; the symptoms you have mentioned here suggests that you may be suffering from the vestibulitis of the nose and its complication. I personally advise in this condition: 1. Injectable antibiotics minimum for five days. 2. Strict control on blood sugar level if you have. 3. Anti inflammatory and analgesic medication. Consult ENT specialist for evaluation and treatment. Thanks Wish you good health