Nose Pain
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Rohini R

Rohini R, MD (Ear, nose, throat (ENT))

Dr. Rohini R is an ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon, with a Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery and a Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine and Lasers. Besides clinical practice and working with Ubie, she is actively training and mentoring medical students and residents. She has functioned in various work settings - teaching hospitals, private and free health centers, and worked with patients from all socioeconomic backgrounds due to her experience in free hospitals and volunteering in India and Singapore.

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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Content updated on Jan 4, 2023

About the symptom

It describes a painful sensation over the nose and is commonly associated with problems inside the naval cavity.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Difficulty breathing / breathlessness

  • Repeated fever above 38 ℃

  • Melena (black stools)

  • Gross hematuria

  • Easy bruising

  • Seizure attack

  • Peripheral cyanosis

  • Head injury

  • Vomiting of blood

Possible causes

  • Sinusitis

    Infection of the sinuses, which are cavities around the nose. The infection can be acute (lasting about a week) or chronic (lasting more than three months). It can be caused by viruses or bacteria.

  • Influenza

    An infection caused by the influenza virus, typically affecting the respiratory tract (nose, windpipe, lungs).

  • Otitis media

    Infection of the middle ear (area just behind the eardrum) by bacteria or viruses. Although the cause is an infection, risk factors include a blocked nose, allergies, and smoke exposure.

  • Viral bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Malignant lymphoma
  • Vasculitis syndrome (including cryoglobulinemia)
  • Cystic fibrosis (CF)
  • Relapsing Polychondritis

Related serious diseases

  • Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea

    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea is a condition where the fluid surrounding the brain (cerebrospinal fluid) leaks into the nose and sinuses. Common causes include trauma, surgery, birth defects, and increased pressure inside the skull and brain tissue.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have nose pain?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Do you feel any numbness or change in sensation?

  • Do you have a fever?

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Reviewed By:

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD (Ear, nose, throat (ENT))

Dr. Rohini R is an ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon, with a Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery and a Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine and Lasers. Besides clinical practice and working with Ubie, she is actively training and mentoring medical students and residents. She has functioned in various work settings - teaching hospitals, private and free health centers, and worked with patients from all socioeconomic backgrounds due to her experience in free hospitals and volunteering in India and Singapore.

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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