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A 36-year-old female asked:

okay, so then this might maybe kind of like a diggrading, or cheesey question, or is there a way for me ta not get boogers in my nose all the time?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
No: Mucous/snot/boogers are a normal way your body filters debris and fighting infection. Good luck
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Nasal irrigation: Irrigate your nasal passages using a water pik with a nasal adapter. Use a solution of 3/4 tsp salt and 3/4 tsp baking soda in 1 L warm tap water. Use once daily for several weeks and you may find you have less crusting and obstruction. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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