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Posted by: Sydney | 2009/10/06

Sores inside nose

3 days ago my nose was so incredibly sore in the right nostril. I thought it might be a pimple, but couldn'  t see anything - it was even too painful to touch. 2 days ago it looked like little blisters or punctures (toothpick pricks), now today they have formed scabs, about 5 of them inside the nostril.

What could this be? Do you have any idea as it is very strange and like nothing i'  ve ever had before!

Thanks

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Dear Sydney

You have an infection of the nose most likely caused by the Staph aureus bacteria, you need to see your doctor urgently for examination and a diagnosis, as this is extremely contagious.

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Posted by: ENT Expert | 2009/10/14

Dear Sydney

You have an infection of the nose most likely caused by the Staph aureus bacteria, you need to see your doctor urgently for examination and a diagnosis, as this is extremely contagious.

Regards

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