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Redness in or around nose

Also known as Red nose, Sore nose, and Nasal Inflammation

Redness in or around nose is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of redness in or around nose are pyogenic skin infection, fracture of the facial bones, and nose disorder. Other possible causes, such as acne, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with redness in or around nose, 42% report having nosebleed, 42% report having peripheral edema, and 32% report having facial pain.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with redness in or around nose often receive plain x-ray, x-ray computed tomography, wound care management, cat scan of head, blood culture, culture wound, diagnostic procedures on ear and physical therapy exercises; manipulation; and other procedures .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with redness in or around nose include mupirocin topical, clindamycin, pseudoephedrine (pcm-la), mannitol / sorbitol, gemifloxacin (factive), tigecycline, dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine, sodium sulfacetamide-sulfur topical, abacavir, dicloxacillin, efavirenz, chlorhexidine topical and chlordiazepoxide .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for redness in or around nose include age 5-14 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.4x
1-4 years
1.3x
5-14 years
2.9x
15-29 years
1.0x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
0.4x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
1.4x
Female
0.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
0.8x
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