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I have a small lump in my nose just inside the nostril, its

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Hi, I have a small lump in my nose just inside the nostril, its only on one side.
JA: How long have you had the lump? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: noticed it around 12 days ago, doctor gave antibiotics for it over the phone without having a look (4th day in and nothing has changed)
JA: Got it. Have you used anything besides the antibiotics for this?
Customer: nope not used anything else.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello. This is Dr Geyik and I will be assisting you today.

Can I please ask your age/gender and if you have any other medical conditions or allergies, or take medications?


Are you able to send a picture of the lump here for assessment?

Do you have any pain, swelling, bleeding, discharge, fever, vomiting, cough, breathing issues, etc?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Hi Dr Geyik, im male and age 37, i dont take medication for anything else.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
no pain although slight headache and slight pain in the right cheek, same same as the issue.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
just taking a picture now give me one moment please.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
its located infront of the inferior turbinate
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
also no bleeding, discharge, fever, vomiting, cough or breathing issues,

It could be a nasal polyp and if the antibiotics are not helping, you should contact your GP on Monday for a referral to ENT.

For now, you can try over the counter Avamys or Naseptin which can help.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
dont nasal polyps happen on both sides ? also this is right at the front just before the inferior turbinate.

No, nasal polys can occur in one nostril as well. From the picture, it looks like a nasal polyp.

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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Okay Dr Geyik, I hope it is only just a nasal polyp because been worrying. Ill try and book in an appointment with my GP on monday but since coronavirus they dont even bother to give appointments its only over the phone but ill see what they say.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
But thanks for the advice about it being a possible nasal polyp.

You are most welcome.