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Abscess of nose

Also known as Nasal Abscess and Nose Abscess

Abscess of nose is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with abscess of nose, 84% report having nasal congestion, 73% report having cough, and 62% report having fever. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of abscess of nose are nasal congestion, sinus congestion, and irritable infant, although you may still have abscess of nose without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with abscess of nose often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder, other respiratory therapy, other or therapeutic nervous system procedures, other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment and other non-or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with abscess of nose include phenylephrine nasal, oxymetazoline nasal, phenylephrine (duramax), carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine, robitussin dm, pseudoephedrine (pcm-la), guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine, desloratadine (clarinex), budesonide nasal product, oxandrolone, enfuvirtide (fuzeon), camphor-menthol topical and saquinavir .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for abscess of nose include race/ethnicity = other, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
9.3x
1-4 years
3.2x
5-14 years
1.4x
15-29 years
0.3x
30-44 years
0.7x
45-59 years
0.5x
60-74 years
0.3x
75+ years
0.5x

Sex

Male
1.3x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
1.0x
White
0.9x
Other
1.7x
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