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A 43-year-old male asked:

pea sized amount of vaseline 1-2x daily good idea to help nostril recover from dry air which was causing nosebleeds? how far up the nose to lube?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Yes vaseline is good: It is very useful to apply Vaseline to the dry skin. In the nose areas you can apply it with your finger tip which can go up the nostrils for about 1/2 inch before it becomes uncomfortable, then you stop right there and gently rub it to spread the moisture around..

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Last updated Jan 29, 2018

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