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I suffer from a chronic external nose irritation: idiopathic paresthesia?(my) Doc says it's sensitive nerve endings. They tingle/throb constantly at the tip(nasal dorsal nerve?) The area below my lower lip is similarly affected. No neuralgia, ie pain. I'm told it may be a common nerve. Swiping yields but temporary relief. It always creeps back. I've tried a plethora of topicals to no avail: OTCs(all) , returns to East Coast manufacturers, and compounded medicine. I don't want to take an oral, I take 6 currently, for such a small localized area. Furthermore, most of the meds I use are analgesics(arthritis) with no significant relief(to nose) I've had this neuropathy for several years.
Camphor-up to 4%(ret)
LMX, lidocaine 4&5%
Emla, “ with prilocaine, both 2.5%(ret)
Aspercreme, trolamine salicylate, methyl too
Hydrocortisone-OTC 1%, hosp 2.5%
Lanacane, benzocaine- 6&18% max
Anti Itch X, benzyl alcohol
Zonalon, doxepin hydrochloride(ret)
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