Dry Nostrils

Dry nostrils refer to the lack of moisture in both nostrils. Allergies and medical conditions like Sjogren's syndrome can lead to dry nostrils. People who smoke tobacco are also more prone to having dry nostrils. Humidifiers, nasal sprays, and petroleum jelly are used to manage dry nostrils.

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Will deviated nasal septum cause nosebleeds?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a nosebleed once every two months. My nose appears crooked, and I get stuffy with a crust that I pick. I have had issues with post nasal drip for a few years. I have attached images for your reference. Please guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The basal view of your nose does not show much of a deformity (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). However, I can say that the tip is broad. The nostrils are narrow. Does it cause a lot of crusting? We need to check the nasal valve area. Is there ...  Read Full »

What causes a dry nose and loss of taste and smell?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 24-year-old female with a weight of 60 kilograms and a height of five feet three inches. I am having a dry nose with a cough for three days. I have a loss of taste and smell sensation. Currently, I am using nasal spray and doing steam therapy. Can I have sinusitis? What can I do to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having sinusitis for two to three days. As it is acute, you will become better soon. Sinusitis is caused by allergy or bacterial infection. As you have a cough with loss of taste, so it suggests a bacterial infection. You are using nasal spray and Paracetamo...  Read Full »

Why am I having dryness in nose with headache and pain in right ear?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem in the sinus with burning. It causes headaches. The nose is very dry and I have pain in my right ear.   Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have severe allergic rhinitis with associated sinusitis. Before going to the treatment, I explain the cascade of events in a simple manner. Exposure to dust can initiate the reflex such as sneezing to remove the offending agent out. If this fails, the mucosal cells ...  Read Full »

Why am I having dryness in nostril?

Query: Hello doctor, About 16 days ago I started getting dryness in my left nostril only. Mucus felt like super glue. I chalked it up to season change but it did not go away. So I went to my primary care doctor, they chalked it up to seasonal and could not see anything with the limited view of the tools t...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry at all. It does not look like cancer at all. All the symptoms you have seem to be for chronic sinusitis. The antibiotic you had is not bad but according to my opinion it is not enough to treat sinus infections in adults, so I recommend Medofloxine 750 mg once...  Read Full »

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