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Sore, tender nose for no apparent reason

2 days ago I woke up to a very sore, tender nose. It feels like I have been hit, but I haven't. I haven't run into anything either. Now it has a dull ache or throbbing. My sinuses seem to be fine, but it feels like my nose is getting worse, it's actually the skin that runs down the brdge of my nose that's in pain.  Please help!  thank you
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I woke up today and the skin that connects my nostrils was very painful and even hurt to move. My throat is also really dry I'm 14. Please help
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I feel just the same but I am in the first stage pleeeeaaasee if ANYONE has a way to stop it tell me?! Thanks
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My daughter had the same thing no redness or swelling just painful not sinuses, just the end of her nose. Anyone got an answer yet?
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My son woke up with a pain on the right side of his nose, he does get nose bleeds when he gets too agitated like running or if the heater is on so he has had nosebleeds in the prior weeks. However I'm worried because this pain is accompanied by big dark circles around his eyes. As if he hasn't slept in days.

Anyone else has had dark circles too?
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Like everyone else, I woke up one morning with the bridge of my nose very sore as if I had been punched in the face.  I've never felt anything like this before.  It's very painful.  There was NO signs of redness or swelling   I started searching and found this website.  I was glad to know I wasn't the only one having this happen!  I am into day 3 and am still confused about what it could be.  At first I did not have any other symptoms and after reading thought it was probably cellulitis.  But, day 2 my ear started hurting and glands were bothering me as well and the pain in my nose felt worse after bending over.  That is when I started to think it could be some type of virus or sinus issue.  The pain seems a TAD better today so I am still waiting to see what happens.    I hate going to the doctor so I try to stick things out as long as I can.  Probably isn't a good idea since a few years ago I had a fungus in my lungs that almost took my life.  You would think I would run to the doc at first sign of being ill but in fact I do the opposite!  
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FEEL SOOOOOO MUCH BETTER NOW

I of course had the SAME problem and spent hours Sunday reading all this feeling greatly confused as to whether to seek medical help - I just couldn't help thinking that if I had no fever or ANY other symptoms at all that I really didn't need steroids or antibiotics - here is how mine has played out:

FRIDAY: started to get that "crap there is hidden zit on my nose a brewin"
SATURDAY: woke up still no sign of that nasty painful zit so I too wondered did Hubby elbow me in sleep.
SUNDAY: still in a lot of pain noticed the slight swelling and very light redness barely noticeable going from top center bridge of nose down to just under left eye - nothing anyone would notice unless I pointed out  spent all day reading and researching and making myself crazy and decided to wait one or two more days before I worry enough to go see Dr. I did however take two liquid Advil gels (i truly believe this name brand and the liquid form actually work better than any other form of ibuprofen) this really did help with the pain a bit for me
MONDAY: Could barely put make up on pain was still so bad took more Advil and got my buns to work - Sunglasses hurt to wear on that spot. did a little more researching at work from my computer since all day Sunday was from my phone.  I came to the conclusion that I was suffering from Ethmoid Sinusitis after reading this statement about symptoms "Ethmoid sinusitis tends to cause pain between the eyes and tenderness when touching the bridge of your nose. Sometimes, the area around your eyes will swell, especially upon waking." I read on that antibiotics and other medicines are not necessary unless it gets worse or a fever and or other symptoms accompany it.  Still I was in pain and pretty annoyed by the entire thing.  I looked up Sinus massage and read how to massage the Ethmoid Sinuses - use index finger start at base below eye an maki tiny circular motions up towards top of bridge of nose - YES THIS HURT a bit I had fresh Advil in me so it made it tolerable I did it on and off throughout the afternoon and evening......
TUESDAY: Today.......  Feel 95% better swelling and redness down - was able to put makeup on- barely tender to the touch - even if I accidentally go to scratch or rub forgetting about it (that killed me over last few days.

Anyway I know everyone's experience is a lil different but I hope my advice could help in a possible understanding and offer some relief.  I want to be clear I had no other symptoms AT and have not been sick recently or been around anyone who has been sick recently - I am sure this can occur after, or due to or in conjunction with many colds and allergies.
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For resolving a nose infection, I prepared a weak solution of garlic and water, by pureeing garlic in a blender and filtering the pulp out to get strong garlic water.

This I diluted by a factor of 10 and put into a small spray bottle. The resulting solution I spray into the nose to fight the infection.

For ordinary stuffed up nose, I put some salt water in a spray bottle and spray this into the nasal passages, inhaling slightly to draw the salt solution into the nasal passages. Such a solution should be boiled first to sterilize it, before putting it into the spray bottle.

I try to be very careful about putting anything into my nose which might scratch it inside and cause an infection. Spraying the inside of the nose with mild hydrogen peroxide solution will guard against infection. The nasal passages are only 1/4" from the brain.
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