I've had a sore in my nose before but NEVER like this one. The outside of my nose, on one side is swollen, very red and extermley tender to the touch. It also have fever in it. It is very painful, it feels as though it is burning. What could be the cause of this?
It is an infection on a bigger scale than before. Treat yourself with tepid salt water (mild concentration) with an eye-dropper and your head tilted back. Also gurgle salt water. Do it several times a day, or at least 2x. Take an aspirin. Any kind of infection on the face has to be taken seriously. If there is no improvement in a day or two, see a doctor.
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