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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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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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