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RED NOSE

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I've got an ongoing problem with the redness in my nose, its always Bright red and sometimes i get a big spot like thing on my nose which then becomes even more red and very sore, if it pops it often bleeds, i have been to my doctor and he puts it down to acne and gave me a 6 month treatment which im nearly finishing, but i cant see how it can be acne because even when i dont have the spot my nose is always bright red and its quite embarassing for a 19yr old guy to have a rudolf like nose. its effecting me in other ways as i dont really like going out when its really red as its the first thing anyone notices, i do have other spots but none like the ones i get on my nose and the only red area is my nose. just wondering if i could get a second opinion or some help. Thanks
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Hi,

Do you have any nasal symptoms like sneezing, nasal discharge, rhinitis, etc?

This could be a skin disorder or secondary to allergic rhinitis or sinusistis.

Let us know if you have any nasal symptoms and we would be able to help you better.

Keep us posted.

Regards.
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Hi

No i have no such symptoms, no allergys that i know about, I grew up in a very smokey house which also seems to make my nose go even more red, but other than that it stays red most of the time and if i get a spot like thing on my nose it tends to worsen and becomes very sore.  Any help is really appreciated Thanks
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I have the same thing i believe and cannot figure it out, it comes and goes, a little smaller than a dime on the left side,tip of nose, when touched its a sharp pain then lessens in five seconds... no one has been able to tell me what it is, I've been to a doctor for other things while its present they have said no connection to anything
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May be Staph living in your skin and you need an antibiotic treatment.
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