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2 Potential Nose Irritation / Inflammation Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Viral Throat Infection

    Viral pharyngitis is an inflammation of the pharynx, the part of the throat between the nasal cavity and mouth, which causes throat pain.

    Symptoms generally resolve within 3-4 days

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    sore throat, cough, congestion, fever, hoarse voice
    Symptoms that always occur with viral throat infection:
    sore throat
    Symptoms that never occur with viral throat infection:
    being severely ill
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Rubeola (Measles)

    Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus and results in an itchy skin rash starting from the head and moves down the body. It spreads easily through the air when the infected person coughs, sneezes or talks.

    18 days however death is possible

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fever, loss of appetite, diarrhea, being severely ill, congestion
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Nose Irritation / Inflammation

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Do you have a sore throat?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Do you currently smoke?

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Nose Irritation / Inflammation Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced nose irritation/inflammation have also experienced:

    • 16% Nose Itch
    • 6% Frequent Sneezing
    • 5% Congestion
  • People who have experienced nose irritation/inflammation were most often matched with:

    • 6% Viral Throat Infection
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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