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Is it bad to blow air in my nose?

Is it bad to blow air in my nose?

More info please: Can you give a better description of this activity? ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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Why is my snot cold when I blow my nose?

Why is my snot cold when I blow my nose?

Rhinorrhea: The mere act of inhaling and exhaling cools nasal secretions, therefore when you blow your nose the "snot" is cooler than your body temperature. Also, the colder the outside temperature is, the colder your nasal secretions are. ...Read more

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Why might I have trouble blowing my nose?

Why might I have trouble blowing my nose?

Depends: You could have trouble blowing if there's nothing to blow out. The nose could be totally blocked from swelling dueto allergies or polyps. Swelling could be caused by otc nose sprays like afrin (oxymetazoline). Have an ENT take a look. ...Read more

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I have skin like snot when I blow my nose?

I have skin like snot when I blow my nose?

The quality of snot: What this is just dried, very thin, normal mucous that forms a flattened layer over your mucous membranes. This tends to happen when the drainage is very thin and the air is very dry. It is not skin. It is not anything to worry about (unless it bleeds regularly). ...Read more

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Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Not exactly normal: A headache when blowing the nose is not really normal. However, a brief and mild headache is less likely to be something serious than a severe and lasting headache. Sometimes a low-grade sinus infection may be aggravated by blowing the nose, and that might explain the headache. If these headaches continue -- and certainly if they worsen -- an exam by your family physician is advisable. ...Read more

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When you blow your nose why do blood come out?

When you blow your nose why do blood come out?

Blood from nose: if the inside lining of the nose is dry or irritated the force of blowing the nose could cause a small nose bleed. If you have seasonal allergies---the allergies cause a histamine release which causes the blood vessel to bleed easier ...Read more

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When i blow my nose i can't get anything out ?

Rhinitis sicca: Although the nose produces about a quart of mucus a day and most is transported to the back of the nose and swallowed, we need to know the environment you live in, any medications you may be on, and any topical sprays you may be on. For example, topical steroids used mainly for allergic or non-allergic rhinitis can dry the nose. Finally, but highly unlikely at your age is a dry nose (rhin. Sicca. ...Read more

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I have black snot when i blow my nose. Is that bad?

I have black snot when i blow my nose. Is that bad?

Maybe not: Usually this is related to being around soot, smoke, or dust, but if getting worse would get it checked out. ...Read more

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Any tips for getting a 4-year-old to blow her nose?

Any tips for getting a 4-year-old to blow her nose?

Party favors: Most kids don't learn how to blow their nose till 6-7 yrs old. One way to teach them is to buy party favors that unwind when you blow into them. Have them do this with their nose, one nostril at a time. It is gross, but it works! ...Read more

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Any remedies for nose pain after blowing it so much?

Yes: The skin at the nostrils and the delicate lining inside can become very irrtated with excessive nose blowing. In general blow your nose more gently and wipe with lubricated kleenex. Steam inhalation may provide some relief. Use over the counter nasal saline spray two to three times daily for about one week. There is saline gel over the counter which is safe to apply to the nostrils. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i constantly have to blow my nose?

What do you suggest if i constantly have to blow my nose?

Stuffy nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you blow out blood from your nose?

What does it mean when you blow out blood from your nose?

Blowing nose hard?: It just may mean you blew your nose pretty hard. If you are having regular nose bleeds, are experiencing pain, worsening stuffiness, difficulty breathing or feeling like there is something in your nose. You should see an ENT specialist near you. ...Read more

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What health problem does constantly nose blowing lead to?

Nosebleed: Are you experiencing something else? Some get headaches, sore throat at times, depends on the force used. ...Read more

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What can cause me to be physically unable to blow my nose?

What can cause me to be physically unable to blow my nose?

Rhinitis: Nasal steroids typically work the best. Otc non sedating antihistamines also work in mild cases very well. ...Read more

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Could the little bit of black stuff from blowing nose be eyeliner?

Black mucous: While there is a communication between your eye and your nose, i doubt that eyeliner would be the cause. More likely, there could be a small amount of old blood, or rarely, a type of fungal infection. If it persists, i would see an ent. ...Read more

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Please help me! i can't stop blowing my nose! 6 months of non stop nose blowing!?

Allergy ?: May be due to allergy, or other causes, and need to see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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My nose is stuffed but when i blow it nothing comes out. What can I do to relieve this?

My nose is stuffed but when i blow it nothing comes out. What can I do to relieve this?

See below: Your nose is dry. Try using a sinus rinse (e.g. Neti-pot), steam (hot shower or boiling water on the stove) or humidifier (if you already have one), or as a last option, a nasal steroid medicine. Drink lots of water throughout the day every day to keep hydrated. Don't use those flavor enhancer junk things - bad habit - they have lots of chemicals and added sugars. ...Read more