Sore nose from cold

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My nurse practioner thought I might have a cold sore in my nose never had a cold sore before, but the culture was negative It hurts very badly. Was told that culture might not work. What can you do with a very painful sore in your nose so dont know if it is a cold sore or not it irritates my sinuses too and allergic to preservatives so cant take hardly anything anyway Any suggestions?
I after noticed that he was somewhat red by his nose and mouth, but im not sure it was a cold sore. Can you get a cold sore from a quick peck on the lips?
Is it possible to have a cold sore above your mouth? it is only one single sore about 1/2 inch away from my lip, just wondering if I need to be worried about herpes? I usually get cold sores around my lip, but this is unusual. Any help would be greatly aprreciated.
Thank you! I dont know if he has it...he said hes never had a cold sore before. If it did transfer to below....does it always come back there? Ive heard it doesnt....is that true? I dont get them too often, and this was the first time I had it on my nose...Im not even for sure thats what it was...I am just worried.... My question is....If it does transfer down below....does it always come back? I am so worried that I gave it to him...and he will always have outbreaks down there...
Hi All, Quick question. I'm 25 years old and have NEVER had a cold sore. I was actually given a blood test last year for HSV-1 and HSV-2 and both came back negative. I did however, since then date someone who had cold sores. Here's my question, I am actually just getting done with being sick (i.e., slight fever, extremely swollen glands, etc.). No cough or stuffy nose but just a really bad sore throat.
I don't have a temp anymore, just a running nose, coughing up mucus and blood from the nosebleeds. I also get sharp pains in my throat after swollowing.
After 3 days I began to develop also a sore throat, combined with light coughing, which eventually after one-two days practically disappeared. But the sore throat stayed. Pain at swallowing, mostly, plus yellowish stuff from my nose. The head "cold" feeling diminished, I never developped high body temperature, but the soreness of the throat stayed, until yesterday I began my first attack dosis of 500 mg of Azythromycin which will be followed by 4 days of 250 mg.
Hi, I have a painful sore in my nose and am not sure what it is/is from!? I was really sick last week with flu/cold symptoms, and now I just have a cold, so I have been blowing my nose a lot, but I do not know if that would cause this sore (because I get colds a LOT and this has never happened). It is very hard to see the sore due to its location, but it it appears to be partial scab-like and partially "raw" too. It is just right inside my nose on the inner side.
My 3 and half year old son has sore nose (inside part), he hardly can sleep at night. His behaviour has worsen and has develop dark circle around his eye. Please help.
My first question is, is there a way to effectively block cold sore transmission between outbreaks? My girlfriend usually gets cold sores in her nose but occassionally has them under her nose. I have avoided kissing her at all but desperately want to. We have occassionally used a bandage or scotch tape between her nose and upper lip. Is there anything better/less intrusive that you could suggest (e.g., liquid bandages or are they pourous?). Am I being overly cautious between outbreaks?
Right now it looks like its in the healing stage, no more blisters just light scabbing. I've been using alcohol to dry it and keep it clean, also took some cold sore medicine for it. I feel like the alcohol has killed the virus that was present. But i'm not a Dr. or health professional so I wanted to ask you something. The cold sore is on the bridge of my nostril, if its mostly healed by friday, can i kiss my girlfriend while were on vacation?
Very very small. I wouldn't worry about it, even if it was a cold sore. It may have been just a pimple. The incubation period for catching herpes is about 5 days, so if a week has passed, I wouldn't worry at all. Take care. Dr.
Just like you can spread cold sores to other parts of your own body (I've only had them on my chin and lip, but if I touched a cold sore and then picked my nose, you can bet I'd get one in my nose some day). That's why I wouldn't risk kissing him with a cold sore even if he had HSV1. As for HSV2, we have been together for 10 years and neither one of us has ever had an outbreak.
Basically, I'd like to know the odds of me actually getting a cold sore and if this warm sensation is attributed to a cold sore. I've looked up the tingling, but my situation seems to be different. It doesn't hurt, it isn't numb, and the sensation goes away the minute I put some sort of medication on it. And it's been over a day and nothing has happened. Thank you! I'm probably worried about nothing. >.
This cold sore is not the same as my other familiar friend that I have been getting very random visits from for the past 13 years; this new cold sore is huge, very painful and in a different spot. This "new" cold sore is on the opposite side of my face and is on the upper lip instead of the usual lower lip. I know that the HSV travels along the same nerve pathways and that's why it usually appears at the same site, so it got me thinking.
Exposure to allergens causes a runny nose with a resultant post nasal drip where secretions from the nose go backward into the throat and irritate causing cough. Cough is a protective mechanism by the body as it helps to prevent infections. You will need to consult your primary care physician for proper clinical assessment. In the meantime for relief from your symptoms you could do warm salt gargles and take OTC antihistamines. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
My post above is in no way a diagnosis just an explanation about why you cant seem to stop the fluid from running out of your nose. Everyone has similar symptoms but this is common in flu, cold, sinus and other bacterial infections its usually a good sign that your immune system is working to fight the infection when mucus has green or yellow colouring to it.
What are my risks of getting genital herpes from that exposure? He said he didn't know it was a cold sore because he had never had one before. I have had cold sores from time to time all of my life but never genital herpes. I had a blood test before we had sex confirming that.
Hello! I have a question about cold sore transmission. My husband has been getting sores on his nose over the past couple of years. He works outdoors and finds that they appear when he has a runny nose and rubs it a lot (his hands also get very dirty from work). The area on the tip of his nose gets a raised red area, which is raw. There was one time when he had very noticeable yellow ***** scabs on his nose. Other times, it just gets raw and sore and responds well to polysporen.
It didn't occur to me that the lesion might be a cold sore until I looked in the mirror the next morning and saw it looking all flaky and dry under my nose. I've never had a cold sore right in the opening of my nose before, so I wasn't as careful as I perhaps should have been. So I guess I'm asking if this encounter sounds like I have given this guy I like herpes. Do I just have to wait for two weeks and hope for the best?
I'm worrying because if they ARE cold sores due to HSV 1, I don't want to pass them to my boyfriend (who I'm supposed to be seeing tomorrow.) Assuming from what the internet says, a cold sore seems to always be HSV 1. So, I'm seeking some advice, hopefully some that will put my mind at ease about all of this. How do you tell the difference between HSV 1 and a cracked lip? Is a bump or dry spot on the lip definitely a cold sore? These are some things I'd like to know. Thank you.
My girlfriend gets cold sore on her nose sometimes ( rarely ) only saw it two or three times in the past 6 years. How risky is her performing unprotected oral sex on me with no cold sore . ?
Doctor, Sorry for the long post, but I wanted to include a bit of a timeline, to help assess the situation. - Mid-December - Cold Sore and flu with a lot of coughing - Cold sore cleared 5-7 days later - Mid January - Cold Sore, it cleared in 5 days - Cooked homemade sauce and may have splashed left hand while filling jars with hot sauce. - 3 days after the cold sore healed, 1 day after cooking - itching on my left thumb - worried it may be herpes, I covered it with a bandaid.
It's always either dried or almost dried... which is a drag because it is a hard to get it out by blowing my nose. I don't have sore throats or fevers or headaches or anything like that, but I do find myself snorting to feel comfortable pretty often. For the most part I can live a normal life... it just really bugs me that I am constantly snorting or feeling uncomfortable because of my nose being so congested. I am 22 years old... and this has been going on since I was 7. Please help!
The yellow discharge from your nose could have been due to infection or chronic common cold. It is common knowledge that infection turns the secretions yellow. But a clear yellow discharge may not necessarily mean infection . Long standing cold can lead to thin yellow discharge. You should take regular steam inhalation to reduce the congestion. How are you now ?
Ok yesterday I noticed after going outside its really cold that my nose hurt and never before has it felt like this I felt a itching and burning when I looked its sort of red and there are a couple red spots today it's itchy ing more not as red I have had cold sores before on lip but is this possible on nose tip I also googled and seen something could be herpes simplex and I could die I am so worried I put some Zovirax cream on it since I had it for lip so worried
Every couple weeks (after she's been at her mothers house), she comes back to our house with what appears to be cold symptoms...i.e. swollen neck glands, sore throat, runny nose, intense sneezing, etc. She's usually sick for an entire week, only to have the process repeat itself in another couple weeks. My question is this...do you get cold symptoms that last this long from using cocaine? She admitted to using it once, long ago, but her sickness frequency is on the rise.
i had a white patch inside my nose and it wasnt sore - ive been using sterimar to try and increase the moisture in my nose as sometimes it seems dry in morning i have used nasal sprays in past - otrivine - beconase but decided to stop using them as sterimar is natural and kind enough for babies - so it hurts abit when i blow my nose on the side the sore it - the sore is on the inner side of my nose not outer is this going to heal ?
very often at least one nostril becomes fatter as though a spot has formed inside my nose, even though it hasn't and my nose goes tough and sore - i got that dry nose thing (forgotten terminology) as a kid how it all crusts up and u cant breathe and even tho i never get ill i always seem to have a sore nose - :( x
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