A pocket of pus-filled localized infection (abscess) occurring either on the nose or in the nasal cavity. It is typically caused by bacteria, and depending on the exact location, it may be drained surgically or require antibiotics. They can be caused by blocked sweat glands or minor cuts in the skin.
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