Bump on nose
win

Jonesboro, GA

#433 Jan 30, 2011
I got the same thing and i tried to pop it but it grew back, can it become cancer?
daragh

Ireland

#434 Feb 11, 2011
ive been holding an ice cube on the bump for about 5 minutes and ive seen some minor improvements .. still doing it now , maybe after an hour or so itt will drop further .. ill keep you posted and give it a try
Jordan

United States

#435 Feb 11, 2011
I've had a bump on the tip of my nose for well over a year now. Was hoping it'd go away on it's own, but it hasn't.

Went to the Dr and he offered to shave it off. Wasn't too thrilled with getting a shot and then getting sliced...so I passed.

Came upon this site and have seen a few people have had good results with vinegar.

So a couple days ago, I went over my bump gently with a shaving razor until a tiny spec of blood appeared in the middle. I then took a Q-tip and applied vinegar to the bump. It burned a tiny bit, but I feel like it's doing something.

Now, the bump appears to be gone. It's all red, but I don't see a lump anymore. I've been applying more vinegar to it day and night and am waiting for it to scab. Will post back with results as soon as I see 'em. Hoping this works!
carlo

Philippines

#436 Feb 11, 2011
hi Dan from San Francisco, CA
how many session you need to totally disappear those bumps?
chris

Foristell, MO

#437 Feb 11, 2011
I've had two bumps on the left side of my nose since I was 5 or 6. I'm 23 now. They're skin colored, one is larger than the other, and if you try to pop them, they don't really pop, just bleed. I also have one on the right side of my mouth, halfway between the corner of my lips and the bottom of my nose. Topical creams like acne medicine have no effect on them at all.

Nothing seems to work. I am contemplating going to a dermatologist and getting the laser treatment I heard about here, but I have a few questions. First, what does it cost? I've heard anything from $30 to $2500. Second, does it leave a temporary redness or anything noticeable for any amount of time after treatment? If so, for how long?(Like should I wait until I have two weeks where I can hide from the public?) And third, did it work?

Anyone that can answer me would be greatly appreciated. These things make me very self conscious and I find myself keeping my "good side" turned toward anyone I talk to.
oy vei

Brooklyn, NY

#439 Feb 24, 2011
When I was in my 20's, I started out with one bump on my nose, side of the bridge. I went to a dermatologist who hyfracted it. It grew back slowly. Then he shaved it off. It grew back. Then he did microdermabrasion. He flattened it, and feathered out to make scarring minimal. Well, no scarring, but more appeared!.
The biopsy came back as ANGIOFIBROMAS. Fast forward, I continued to get more dermabrasion. The immediate result was good, but they would grow back (slowly).
After enduring multiple procedures (everytime they would grow back), it became way to painful to continue. I could not take the needles in my nose anymore. Dermabrasion removes the skin layers, thus leaving you RAW, itchy, and SWOLLEN.
I now have angiofibromas all over my nose and on the sides of my cheeks near my nose. Some are little clusters. I am now 40.
i have done a lot of research and have lived with this a long time. Cutting them out or shaving them does not work. They eventually grow back, and more appear over the course of years.
I finally went to a plastic surgeon. Yesterday I endured a tremendous amount of pain, all in the name of an "experimental" remedy. I had one that formed in the inside rim of my nostril so it was surgically removed and stitched. Three were treated JUST with a CO2 laser to see what the result will be. 3 others were treated by shaving flat first with a scalpel, then applying C02 laser on top of that. All of the others were not touched (as stated, there are MANY).
The pain was excruciating (mainly from the needles because these suckers have a blood supply and are already sensitive). I am feeling good today, though I look like I got into a fight with a pitbull, and the dog won.
We sampled various methods to see which one will work best. The CO2 laser is best for angiofibromas because the laser obliterates the growth. However, research shows that there can still be recurrence with laser treatment.
Because I have so many of them now, I plan on having them all flattened out with laser treatment. I do think the recovery is going to be rough. Thank god I am off this week. I could not go back to work looking like this. I will likely need two weeks off after the entire nose and cheeks get treated with CO2.
I have way too many to do any of the vinegar treatments. However, thank you all for your input and experience. After reading all of these posts, I now intend to apply some sort of diluted vinegar wash to my nose and cheeks after I have had my laser surgery (and after I am all healed up of course). Perhaps going forward I can reduce the recurrence. I am keeping my fingers crossed.

I would avoid personally avoid dermabrasion. It only caused mine to spread. As I stated, I started off with only ONE bump on my nose when I was about 18 years old. Now that I am 40, they are all over my nose and cheeks (exactly where the doctor feathered onto my skin to blend in). It REALLY sucks big time.
oy vei

Brooklyn, NY

#440 Feb 24, 2011
Chris,

I had some CO2 laser yesterday, but only to treat a few areas to see what the outcome will be. If all works well, then to do my entire nose and part of my cheeks will cost me $3700.00 (with a plastic surgeon). You have three, thus the expense will be a LOT less. I have angiofibromas all over my nose and some on my cheeks. Mine are also flesh tone, and can't be popped as they bleed. I was talking with another Skin & laser surgery Center. They said they charge $200-$400 for treatment of 1-200 bumps. If only a few then expect $200, if on the greater side, expect $400.00.
I am paying more because I am using a plastic surgeon, but my bumps are a lot more extensive.

As far as "downtime".....oh boy. For three, I would say you will only need a week, two at most. I had 6 treated yesterday with Co2 laser. I am going back to work next Tuesday. My face looks beat up because some of mine were shaved and then CO2 applied, three were JUST Co2, and one was cut out and stitched.
See my post above.

As far as the three that were ONLY treated with laser, today, just one day after the procedure, they look like cigarette burns. It is the best way to describe it. The bump "looks" like it is gone, but I can definitely see the layers of skin that were removed. The ones treated with just the laser hurt the least today. I have been doing saline soaks as advised by my surgeon, and applying neosporin. The neosporin keeps them nice and moist. When they dry up, it is uncomfortable.

I will let you know what the CO2 treated areas look like next week when I return to work. I pray I look better than this. I won't go out of the house right now.
Ave

San Juan, Philippines

#441 Feb 25, 2011
Hi guys i just got the laser treatment last feb 3 the bump is gone but my doctor said if it would reoccur in 3 months then there would be no chance of removing it, i just hope it will work this time. i will keep you all updated after one month.
Chris

Foristell, MO

#442 Mar 4, 2011
oy vei wrote:
Chris,
I had some CO2 laser yesterday, but only to treat a few areas to see what the outcome will be. If all works well, then to do my entire nose and part of my cheeks will cost me $3700.00 (with a plastic surgeon). You have three, thus the expense will be a LOT less. I have angiofibromas all over my nose and some on my cheeks. Mine are also flesh tone, and can't be popped as they bleed. I was talking with another Skin & laser surgery Center. They said they charge $200-$400 for treatment of 1-200 bumps. If only a few then expect $200, if on the greater side, expect $400.00.
I am paying more because I am using a plastic surgeon, but my bumps are a lot more extensive.
As far as "downtime".....oh boy. For three, I would say you will only need a week, two at most. I had 6 treated yesterday with Co2 laser. I am going back to work next Tuesday. My face looks beat up because some of mine were shaved and then CO2 applied, three were JUST Co2, and one was cut out and stitched.
See my post above.
As far as the three that were ONLY treated with laser, today, just one day after the procedure, they look like cigarette burns. It is the best way to describe it. The bump "looks" like it is gone, but I can definitely see the layers of skin that were removed. The ones treated with just the laser hurt the least today. I have been doing saline soaks as advised by my surgeon, and applying neosporin. The neosporin keeps them nice and moist. When they dry up, it is uncomfortable.
I will let you know what the CO2 treated areas look like next week when I return to work. I pray I look better than this. I won't go out of the house right now.
Thank you for your insight. I look forward to hearing what the CO2 treated areas look like after the week. I have 2 weeks vacation coming up, one week of which I plan on visiting friends in a different state. I was hoping to spend 1 week recovering from treatment and be looking normal enough to go out on the 2nd week.
oy vei

Brooklyn, NY

#443 Mar 4, 2011
Chris,
I returned to work after one week. I def won't be able to do one week recovery when I do my whole nose, but with the 5 that were done, I was fine! Granted, I put a little powder on my face to camoflauge the redness, but one week was all it needed. The areas treated are perfectly flat! All gone!!!

The CO2 worked! I do believe you will look normal enough to be seen in public after a week. People even commented how good my face looked. Better than those darn bumps, thats for sure!

The saline soaks work well to keep the areas moist, cool and comfortable, and I used a lot of bacitracin. No scars. When I showered, I worked some of the mushy skin off the wound so it could heal quicker (made me a little dizzy though), but it worked well for me. The last thing I wanted was a hard scab. I probably wouldn't recommend the last part. While it heals, the area does get itchy.

Now I am just using some moisturizer as the areas are a tad dry. I am renaming the CO2 laser the miracle laser. Hope the bumps stay away for good now! We'll see.

Best of luck. Do let us know how you make out.
charlena

Newark, NJ

#444 Mar 6, 2011
i have a bump on my right side on my nose and i touch it , it goes in then it pops right back out. i hate it! and my ear, nose, throat, doctor said he can fix it and make my nose thinner cuz one side looks bigger makes my nose looks deformed... oh and he said it $3,000, wtf?! just for a mild fixer upper!
to Rob

Forest Hills, NY

#445 Mar 28, 2011
what dermotologist did you go to. i live in west orange too
Rob wrote:
I had a bump on the tip of my nose. The dermotologist injected anesthesia in it then he shaved it off with a surgical knife. I had a scab for about a week but once it heeled, the bump was gone and never returned.
SHINYhappysteepl e

Voorhees, NJ

#446 Mar 29, 2011
had one of these bumps on my nose for 15 years i tried picking ,cutting,and every imaginable method.paying someone to fix it is a waste of
$..muster the nerve to take a needle hold it to a match till it glows and stick it dead center of the bump till it no longer slides in.its not as painful as u think.i did it twice to be sure .this kills any hair pores or vessels connected to the fucker.give it a week to heel.
rich 411

United States

#447 Apr 2, 2011
Try tea tree oil from walgreens it will take the bump away but slowly and reduce size!
Luna

Chattanooga, TN

#448 Apr 3, 2011
can anyone help?
brian

United States

#449 Apr 3, 2011
rich 411 wrote:
Try tea tree oil from walgreens it will take the bump away but slowly and reduce size!
how much do you put on & does it really take away the bump? If anyone else has done this please reply. Thanks!
Danny

Manchester, UK

#450 Apr 8, 2011
To those who haven't seen this post from RxRex:

"Hey Gang,

I have some info that may benefit some of you. I too HAD a couple of flesh colored bumps on the end of my nose for at least three years. They did not hurt, and were not affected by pimple creams or pads. I didn't think too much of them, but I had some photos taken of my face, and when I reviewed them, those bumps were definitely an eye sore.

So I did some research and got rid of them by using this method. Saved me a good chunk of change and these products can be found at your local grocery store.

You will need:

q-tips
white distilled vinegar
some antibacterial topical cream
aloe vera

First off- don't try removing all these bumps at once. You will need at least a week per bump, so patience pays off for this one. Vinegar is what will essentially be "zapping" these suckers off your nose or face, so understand that this will hurt just a little. Remember, Vinegar is basically acid so be patient and attack your enemy slowly.

1) wash your face well
2) take one end of the q-tip and dip it in some vinegar
3) take the q-tip and apply the vinegar to the bump.
4) after a few seconds take the dry end of the q-tip and begin going over the surface of the bump. You see this is really important. You want the vinegar to penetrate the bump. You may experience some slight bleeding, but that is ok. You want the vinegar to penetrate the bump. After you've gone over the bump for a few seconds with the dry part, switch back to the vinegar side of the q-tip and get the vinegar inside that sucker. If you've done it right you will see a white ring form around the bump. Unfortunately, this is the part of the attack that does hurt. Like an Oxy pad, you'll feel the acidity of the vinegar doing it's "thing".

Apply vinegar to the bump at least two times a day. Over the course of a week you'll see it slowly disappear. A scap should form over the first night, and even though you want the vinegar to penetrate this unsightly sucker, you don't want scarring, so the second day you do this, try not to pick the scab off.

You really don't need the topical cream unless you've gone overboard and are bleeding a lot.

By the end of the first week you should see the bump begin to disappear. But, remember patience is key, and so is continuity.

You are basically putting acid on your face, so have some moisturizer handy, and some aloe vera for later when you begin to treat the "burn" after you have done your treatments.

hope this helps."

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While some have replied saying this method didn't work for them, many more have replied happily stating it did.

I'm in my 2nd day of trying it.

My 2 bumps have gone red with white rings forming outside them. The redness has made them quite unsightly but I'm on my Easter break from uni now so it's all good.

I'll report back with how its going... Fingers crossed!

Once again all credit (or blame) goes to RxRex who posted the vinegar method on here a few years ago.
angel

Metairie, LA

#451 Apr 10, 2011
guys I did the Vinegar method & I left it ontoo long & burned it to where you can see the flesh! HELP!!!!!
deborah

Singapore, Singapore

#452 Apr 11, 2011
hey guys, i tried the vinegar method, it seems to be working, yesterday i had an idea to apply on a patch, its mainly for pimples and acnes, to "suck" out the oil within them, so after 2 days of applying the vinegar, it seems like the bump was opened so i placed it on last night and this morning the bump has significantly reduced, and my nose is so much flatter.

i'll probably apply more of the vinegar, to the stipulated one week.

the patch if u guys are interested is NexCare acne patch by 3M.
Christina

Sterling Heights, MI

#453 Apr 13, 2011
I have had red bumps on my nose for over 15 years. When they are scraped and picked at, oil leaks out of them like crazy but no blood. I was wondering if anyone has tried the wart remover, salic acid on them? This seems like a better option than poking yourself with hot pointy objects.

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