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Nose cauterization
An_254732 posted:
Just had my right nostril chemically cauterized yesterday. Several hours later developed pain in my lymph gland behind my right ear and jaw pain. Pain got intense in the middle of the night. Almost went to the emergency room. Took a couple of aspirins (all I had in the house), benadryrl (too sleep)a hot bath (again to sleep) and cold packs.

Feels a little better but waiting for the doc to call in a non-narcotic script.

Is this an unusual reaction?

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