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Is it normal to have slanted nostrils

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Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: There are several muscle movements that are normally involuntary but can eventually be learned as a voluntary movement (tongue rolling, ear wiggling, ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Nostrils blocked: Normal but good to have some one look in there. Keep diary, go to uptodate.com and read more. Share with your team.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
Not normal: It sounds as though you are experiencing significant nasal dryness which is causing the normal mucus to dry and crust. There are many nasal saline pr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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I suggest that you: ...irrigate the nostril with a saline nasal spray which u can obtain in the "cough/cold/allergy" section of any pharmacy. Use it several times a day ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
DNS: No that's not normal. You probably have deviated nasal septum. See an ENT physician.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
More Isn't Better: As a general rule, it's hard to use too much saline. Moisture inside your nose is good, but if you are too aggressive with the irrigations you can was... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Nasal cycle : Asymmetry. If your left nostril becomes congested when on your left side and switches to the right when you turn over, you have exaggerated asymmetry... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Not normal: Bleeding is not usually the norm. Your bleeding may not represent anything serious but needs to be checked out especially if it continues with either... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Wong
Family Medicine 34 years experience
DEPENDS: Most commonly these are apthous ulcers, the medical term for the white erosions people often get in their gums /inside their lips. This can happen in ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Shoemaker
General Practice 40 years experience
Nasal Rinse: It is normal, and if you take the opportunity when you stand up to snuffle tap water into your nose and blow out the mucous drainage, your nose will r... Read More

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