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2 Potential Severe Nose Swelling 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.Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Crps)

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition which may happen after an injury, either to a nerve or to tissue in the affected area. It causes intense pain, usually in the arms, hands, legs, or feet.

    Unfortunately, CRPS is a life-long condition that may get worse over time.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    pain in one arm, pain in one leg, pain in one foot, tremor, fatigue
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.West Nile Virus

    West Nile virus (WNV) is an infectious disease. People who get WNV usually have no symptoms or mild symptoms. The symptoms include a fever, headache, body aches, skin rash, and swollen lymph glands.

    Lasts a few days to several weeks, and usually goes away on its own.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, headache, nausea, muscle aches, diarrhea
    Symptoms that always occur with west nile virus:
    mosquito bite
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Severe Nose Swelling

  • Q.Do you have any body piercings?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Have you ever had any surgeries?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

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Severe Nose Swelling Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced severe nose swelling have also experienced:

    • 8% Congestion
    • 5% Bump in or on the Nose
    • 5% Spontaneous Nose Pain
  • People who have experienced severe nose swelling had symptoms persist for:

    • 50% Less Than a Week
    • 30% Less Than a Day
    • 10% Over a Month
  • 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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