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A 18-year-old male asked:

When i breathe through my nose my left nostril always has a dry pain..also get sinus colds very often and drainage in throat all the time. help?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Moisturize: You need to irrigate the nose. If you drink hot soup or fluids the steam will irrigate the nose and begin to make the nose run. This will mousturize the nose for you Start here
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Left nostril dry: Can be allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis(no allergy), w/ post nasal drip and sinusitis due to chronic congestion . Follow up with allergist to test for environmental allergens- pollen, dust mites or foods(milk, gluten,). Also consider gastric reflux Zyrtec for allergy, and ranitidine/previcid for reflux.f/u/ w/ doc https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001648.htm

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