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My My Nose Burns
I have a cold, and i've been blowing my nose severely for a week. Sometimes, there is some blood in my snot, and my nose burns after. Is this normal?
Not necessarily: This could be a problem with dryness of the mucus membranes of your nasal passages caused by lack of adequate humidity from too hot an environment. Try irrigations of your nasal passages with warm salt water and if your house is too dry, use less heat and/or add a humidifier for your bedroom.At bedtime run a thin line of Vaseline to your nasal passages. ...Read more
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Hello i have every morning really dry bloody and hard shaped mucous discharge from my nose. also during the day inside of it burns and hurts?
Dry air?: Often this is due to dry air in your bedroom, mouth breathing over night, or chronic allergies. I would try a humidifier in your sleeping area, apply a thin layer of antibiotic ointment inside your nostrils before sleep, and consider seeing an allergist to see if you are indeed allergic to something. ...Read more
While washing my face in the shower, I accidentally inhaled soap that went into my nose. Is this okay?? My nose burns a bit. It was dove bar soap.
Don't worry: The soap might slightly irritate your nose but it will not cause any lasting problems. It should be fine by tomorrow. It would have been good to try to flush out your nose with water. Re: your irritable bowel syndrome I advise trying a low FODMAPs diet: http://tinyurl.com/3o53nbl Also see http://tinyurl.com/hvj5lm8 ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Dry air: YES - the purpose of your nose (besides the sense of smell) is to condition the air you breathe in - low humidity (from winter air or electric heat) can cause your sinuses to swell and produce more mucus to help condition the incoming air. Try a humidifier - even the inexpensive ones can help. Another option would be saline sprays/gels available over the counter you need moisture ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer