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Bridge of Nose is tender, red and raised

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  • Posted By: Auntie Ky
  • January 6, 2007
  • 09:05 AM

For the past couple of weeks I've noticed that the bridge of my nose is sore. Tender to the touch, tender if I scrunch up my nose or stretch it downward or raise my eyebrows. Also it appears to have a raised area almost like a bump and my nose has always been straight. The area across the bridge of my nose is also red almost like it was sunburn but I've not been out in the sun, it's definitely not a sunburn. The feeling I have is like the area has thickened across the bone just above the cartiledge. About a week ago I thought I was coming down with a cold, I felt some slight stuffiness in my sinuses but it didn't last. I can breath clearly through my nose. It's just really odd and the change of the shape, the redness and the tenderness has me concerned.
Any clues???
Auntie Ky
1.5.07

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  • I have the exact same problem. Been having it for 3 months now. The redness is predominant on the bridge, but as well on the nose itself. I had been on benzoyl perxoide a while before, and I think maybe it could be a side effect of the product. But I've been off benzoyl or any topical medicine for that matter for 2 months now and the redness is still there.....Now my nose is really sensitive and nothing seems to help!
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  • For the past couple of weeks I've noticed that the bridge of my nose is sore. Tender to the touch, tender if I scrunch up my nose or stretch it downward or raise my eyebrows. Also it appears to have a raised area almost like a bump and my nose has always been straight. The area across the bridge of my nose is also red almost like it was sunburn but I've not been out in the sun, it's definitely not a sunburn. The feeling I have is like the area has thickened across the bone just above the cartiledge. About a week ago I thought I was coming down with a cold, I felt some slight stuffiness in my sinuses but it didn't last. I can breath clearly through my nose. It's just really odd and the change of the shape, the redness and the tenderness has me concerned.Any clues???Auntie Ky1.5.07I developed a tender area on one side of the bridge of my nose and the next day it was red and still very tender. I went to the doctor and was immediately put on antibiotics. Any unexplained infection type thing especially on the face should be looked at right away.
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    • January 6, 2010
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