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Swollen Nose

The nose can be swollen either internally or externally. The swelling inside of the nose is caused due to allergies or nasal polyps. Swelling of the outside nose can be due to trauma from an injury. Some of the other symptoms associated with external swelling of the nose are itching, pain, deformity, and bleeding. In case of internal swelling, symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, and nasal discharge are associated.

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I have a clogged and swollen nose after a fight. Is icing enough?

Query: Hi doctor, I was in a fight last night and was hit on my nose and right eye. My nose is swollen and gets clogged when I lie down. My right eye is bruised. And the region between my eyebrows is swollen. Should I go to urgent care, or will icing be enough? Just been taking Tylenol 500 mg extra strengt...  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If your nose is getting clogged, you should visit a hospital to get your nose examined. We need to rule out septal hematoma, which is a collection of blood between the cartilage and perichondrium (covering) of the nasal septum. If it is present...  Read Full »

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