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ENT Knowledge Base
What is your symptom?
It is commonly caused by rhinitis with or without infection and the blockage of tear ducts.
Colors of the discharge from nose indicate the type of rhinitis (inflammation of nose) you have.
Nose blockage can be caused by tumors in nose or aberrant growth of bones in nose. Polyps in nose and allergic rhinitis can also cause nose blockage. Breathing through mouth, as a result of nose block, will give rise to dry mouth, snoring and even cessation of airflow during sleep (sleep apnea)
Nose pricking, nose injuries and sneezing hardly can cause nose bleed. Immediate medical treatment is necessary if there is a severe or heavy nose bleed. Uncommon conditions like cancer also cause nose bleed.
Dilated Left Retro - columellar Vein
Tumour over Right Nasopharynx
Itchy nose is a sign of hay fever (i.e. allergic rhinitis)
Sneezing nose a sign of hay fever or cold.
It happens when there is injury to the nose or there is a severe infection to nose and nearby tissues and structures.
Accumulation of mucus at the back of throat is very common in old people. Hacking cough is resulted.
Post-nasal Drip 1
Post-nasal Drip 2
Post-nasal Drip 3
Problems with nose shape
Nose, being in the centre of the face, outlines the beauty of our faces. Unfavorable nose shapes include crooked nose, deviated nose, big or short nose, nose hump and hooked nose.
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