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06 Oct 2009

Painful sores in 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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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Sydney
It could be a herpes simplex or staph aureus infection - try Bactroban nasal ointment
Dr Bets
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