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What would cause the interior of a nostril to smell like vinegar? I live in Jersey and I've developed allergies and the smell is seasonal.

What would cause the interior of a nostril to smell like vinegar?  I live in Jersey and I've developed allergies and the smell is seasonal.

? Chronic rhinitis: Can be due to allergies or some chronic inflammation, allergy can be due to any of the environmental allergens around, at any rate you need to be examined, your treatment and drug history taken, start with your PCP who may refer you to an ENT for further examination, if you can use saline nasal washes more often, that will help ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Craving: We can't answer a question like this without having any information about you not even your age let alone your medical or social history. Its not magic, its medicine. We need information. Are you pregnant? ...Read more

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Can vinegar be used to clean wounds?

Can vinegar be used to clean wounds?

Bad Idea: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, vinegar, bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover wound with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infecte. ...Read more

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Can vinegar have any benefit to the body?

Can vinegar have any benefit to the body?

Apple cider does: Organic apple cider vinegar is believed to have many benefits. Especially as a digestive aid. When you take a teaspoon in some water before a meal, it is supposed to help you digest your food. It is also an excellent vaginal douche for balancing flora when you tend to have yeast infections. 1 tablespoon in a quart of warm water. ...Read more

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Need to know is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Need to know is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Already answered: but to repeat pure vinegar is very drying. I only recommend white vinegar diluted with water (2 teaspoons in a cup of water) to dry out crusts on scabs on the skin. If it burns when you do this then stop the vinegar. ...Read more

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Please tell me, is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Please tell me, is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Vinegar: Not sure. In folk medicine Apple cider Vinegar has been used to help treat dandruff & to lighten age spots. ...Read more

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Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Antioxidants: Strawberries contain antioxidants and studies suggest they can lower low-density lipoprotein levels and help to prevent atherosclerosis. Balsamic vinegar contains polyphenol (antioxidants) and can assist with digestion by increasing the function of pepsin. ...Read more

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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more