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Swollen skin just beneath external nasal naris?

Patient: What should i take for swollen skin just beneath external nasal naris?

 

 

Symptoms: swollen skin for more than two weeks

 

 

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Doctor: It is important to know if the swelling is painful or painless. Also, the pattern of its appearance and progress over th e last two weeks is important to decipher the possible cause. A painful swelling, could be due to an impending abscess, whereas a painless swelling could be due to an allergic reaction. You should visit your GP for a proper clinical evaluation and further advice.

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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