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Red nose

Red nose: Introduction

Red nose: Red coloring or redness of the nose. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Red nose, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Red nose:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Red nose. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Red nose

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Red nose: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Red nose, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Red nose Treatments

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Stories from Users for Red nose

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Message Boards for Red nose

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Diagnostic tests for Red nose:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Red nose. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Temperature to detect fever
    • Note characteristics of any nasal skin rash - e.g. macular, papular, pustular, vesicular, bullous, scaly, ulcers - will help determine the cause of the rash (e.g. a macular or papular rash may suggest contact dermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis or a drug reaction; a pustular rash may suggest staphylococcus or a fungal skin infection; a vesicular or bullous rash may suggest chicken pox, contact dermatitis or bullous impetigo; an ulcerative rash may suggest a basal cell carcinoma.
    • Full examination of the ears, nose and throat
  • more tests...»

Red nose: Animations

Red nose: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Red nose may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Red nose

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Red nose. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Red nose: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Red nose

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), more »

Red nose: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Red nose:

The list of organs typically affected by Red nose may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Red nose

The list below shows some of the causes of Red nose mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Red nose?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Red nose. Of the 56 causes of Red nose that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 8 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 53 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Red nose:

The following list of conditions have 'Red nose' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Red nose Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Red nose based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Red nose?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Red nose, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Red nose:

    Medical Conditions associated with Red nose:

    Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Red nose:

    Facial redness (205 causes), Nasal congestion (106 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Dry nose (8 causes), Stuffy nose (106 causes), Nosebleed (294 causes), Allergic rhinitis (19 causes), Upper respiratory tract infections, Common cold (712 causes), Influenza (168 causes), Trauma to the nose, Nasal fractures

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Red nose

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