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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Nose bleeds: It is the winter and it is possible your nares have dried out and cracked. Consider using a saline spray and see if this fixes the problem. If the b ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Whoever told you : that nose-picking can make your nostrils bigger or alter the shape of your nose probably also told you that if you lie, your nose will grow! I guess ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sophia Yen
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends how often: It depends how often you pick your nose and if you stick your finger all the way up there. Just as some people have expanded their ear lobes by stick ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Mostly myth: Behavioral studies have noted an average adult may touch/pick his/her nose every hour during the waking day. Much of this is subconscious and has no ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely not: Unless you have a very large fingertip (larger than the natural opening) and keep it in your nose for hours at a time, it is nearly impossible to enla ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Possibly: If you are having problems with excessive crusting, you should address this rather than constantly picking the nose. I recommend something called pon ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
44 years experience Psychiatry
Probably.: But then again, you may have something wrong with your nose. See a dermatologist. Of course, i didn't see the word "my" in there. If you're picking ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Naegleria fowleri...: ...is a parasite that lives in fresh water ponds. It can cause fatal encephalitis (brain infection), getting into the brain via the nose. There are on ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds pretty normal: This is common to simple nasal irritation from dusts or allergens. Nose picking will often result in damage to the tiny capillaries in the nasal memb ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sure. Never touch the stuff again. Meth is not necessary for life. Meth is not required for anything. Be strong enough to never associate with people ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: I would be concerned about a staph infection. But I am most concerned that despite some serious xXxX you are not prepared to ask for help in stoppin ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Schuh
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Probably not: But some drugs get deposited in the fat in your body and can come into the system later when you burn off fat. This is the nature of a "flash back".
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