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A 43-year-old male asked:

Why is my nostril dry/cracked despite my using vaseline every day? how is that possible? assuming it's cracked cause it sometimes hurts and/or bleeds

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Cracked nose skin: Please see doctor to make sure there is no infection or other pathology. Ask doc about focusing on lubricating from the inside by diet higher in good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil. Give Shea Butter a try for external application. Home/bedroom may need a humidifier. Peace and good health.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2017


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