Category: Nose problems

Nose is the facial sense organ that helps us to breathe and smell. There are certain medical conditions that hamper the proper functioning of this organ. Any disorder in the nose creates uneasiness in breathing and is thus needs to be cured immediately. As we breathe air through the nose and that air goes to the lungs directly, it is extremely important to keep the nose in proper working condition. Here are some disorders of nose.

Choanal Atresia

Choanal Atresia is the disorder of nose that occurs in newborn babies. The primary symptom is difficulties in breathing that result in bluish colour to the skin, lips and finger nails. This is caused as problems in breathing results in poor supply of oxygen in the blood. Later it gives rise to problems in nursing and nasal blockage. It is a genetic disorder and the exact cause is still not known.

Hay fever

This is also known as allergic rhinitis star OR pollinosis star OR rose cold  OR rose fever.Allergic rhinitis is popularly known as Hay Fever. It is characterized by running nose along with congestion in the nasal cavity, cough, sneezing and reduced sense of smelling. Other symptoms of hay fever are swollen eyes, irritability and pain in the face. It is caused by introduction of certain foreign particles like pollen, rag weeds etc.

Common cold

As the name goes, it is the most common type of nasal disorder. It is the viral infection that results in running nose, congestion in the nasal cavity, sneezing, cough, sore throat and headaches. It is caused by viruses.


Sinusitis is the inflammation of the sinus glands. The infection may be caused by exposure to cold and viruses. Cough that gets worse at night, fever, nasal congestion, sore throat accompanied by bad breath are the symptoms if this nasal disorder. These are actually symptoms of acute sinusitis. The symptoms of chronic sinusitis are same, but they last for three months or longer.

Allergic rhinitis

Rhinitis is the inflammation at the mucous membrane of the nose. Allergic rhinitis is caused by inhaling anything that can cause allergy in a person. The inflamed mucous membrane starts producing excess mucous and thus results in running nose. Itchy feeling in mouth, nose, and skin, throat along with running nose, sneezing and tearing eyes are the main symptoms of the disorder.

Nasal polyps

The sac like growth with inflamed tissues inside the nose lining is known as nasal polyps. They generally grow near the ethmoid sinuses and then grow into open areas of the nasal cavity. Unnatural growth of tissues of the nasal lining gives rise to this disorder. Difficulty in breathing that forces the person to breathe through mouth, blocked nose, complete or partial loss of the sense of smell along with running nose are the primary symptoms of nasal polyps.


Arhinia is the structural and functional disorder of the nose and smelling sense. It is a congenital disease that results in the complete absence of external nose, nasal cavity and the complete olfactory system. Clefts
Clefts are deformities in the nasal cavity. It is caused as the development of the frontal fails to merge with other processes. There can be slight grooves or major ones on the side of the nose.

Home remedies for cold

In this article we will talk about home remedies for cold, cold home treatment, how to get rid of a cold fast and natural cold remedies. Home remedies for cold / How to get rid of a cold 1.  Take some borax powder (suhaga) and bake it on a iron plate. Now store it in a glass bottle. Have 2gm of this borax powder (.5gm to children) with hot water 3 times a day. It will give you 100% relief in cold and cough. To make this powder take some...

nosebleed home treatment

What is nosebleed? Nosebleed is the occurrence of haemorrhage from nose and is generally noticed when blood drains out from the nostrils. Nosebleed is also known as nasal haemorrhage and is medically termed as epistaxis. The term epistaxis is derived from the Greek word epistazo which means to bleed from nose. In severe cases blood may come up the duct and then come out from eye. Blood can also flow down to the stomach and result in vomiting and nausea. Epistaxis are rarely a reason to panic but in some...