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Nose Scab after Cauterisation
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MissInformed posted:
I have a query...is 2 days too short a time for the scab to come off? I found it unbearable having the 'scab' blocking my airway and preventing me from sleeping, so I gently removed it. No bleeding followed and I attempted to prevent infecting the area by applying an anti-septic cream.

Is it possible that I ruined the entire treatment? Checking my nose now, it doesn't feel as fragile as before where a simple nudge causes a nose bleed.
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
As long as it didn't bleed, you may be fine.....an antibiotic OINTMENT may be better than an antiseptic cream. Be gentle with that nostril or it could bleed again.
 
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MissInformed replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
Thankyou, i will definitely look into the ointment.


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