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Is there some sort of surgery of where I don't, or won't ever go ta get boogers in my nose huh?

Is there some sort of surgery of where I don't, or won't ever go ta get boogers in my nose huh?

Mucus: No such surgery that will prevent nasal mucus from occurring. Nasal mucus plays an important role in fighting off allergens and infections. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me ta always get such Boogers in my nose huh?

Is it normal for me ta always get such Boogers in my nose huh?

Nasal mucus: Is normal. Is there something about your secretions that make them worrisome to you? ...Read more

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Why Do I always, all the time seem ta get such Boogers in my nose?

Why Do I always, all the time seem ta get such Boogers in my nose?

Allergies: You could have allergies, a reaction to foods (dairy and gluten are common), or you could be in a polluted area. ...Read more

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Okay, so then this might maybe kind of like a diggrading, or cheesey question, or is there a way for me ta not get boogers in my nose all the time?

Okay, so then this might maybe kind of like a diggrading, or cheesey question, or is there a way for me ta not get boogers in my nose all the time?

Nasal irrigation: Irrigate your nasal passages using a water pik with a nasal adapter. Use a solution of 3/4 tsp salt and 3/4 tsp baking soda in 1 L warm tap water. Use once daily for several weeks and you may find you have less crusting and obstruction. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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So then again what do I do of when I get such boogers in my nose, I can't ever seem ta breath with boogers in my nose.?

So then again what do I do of when I get such boogers in my nose, I can't ever seem ta breath with boogers in my nose.?

Try Neit Pot.: Neti pots may help. Mix ΒΌ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. ...Read more

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Is there maybe like some sort of surgery for my nose so that I don't ever go ta get such boogers in my nose ever again huh? Just wondering!

Is there maybe like some sort of surgery for my nose so that I don't ever go ta get such boogers in my nose ever again huh? Just wondering!

Surgery for crusting: There is no surgery for that. But you may have allergic rhinitis which can be treated with medication. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Nose stuffed up, clear and bloody boogers, what's wrong?

Nose stuffed up, clear and bloody boogers, what's wrong?

Infection, inflammation: For some reason your nose is really angry. It could be an infection either bacterial or viral which is leading to bleeding and irritation. It could've been caused by picking your nose and injuring the skin which therefore becomes infected. It could also be from significant allergies with frequent nose wiping and blowing. A visit to an ENT doctor could be helpful in figuring this out. ...Read more

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How come sometimes my nose produces so many boogers and other times it doesn't?

Mucous: Mucous and drainage comes from the sinuses and nasal mucous membranes in response to weather, allergies, infections, humidity and is variable in amount. ...Read more

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So again what do I do of when I always get boogers in my nose huh?

So again what do I do of when I always get boogers in my nose huh?

Nasal hygiene: You can use saline nasal irrigation to clean you nose if this is a chronic condition. See ENT if problem persists. ...Read more

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Why does my nose just get soooo dried up with me getting such boogers in my nose Huh?

Why does my nose just get soooo dried up with me getting such boogers in my nose Huh?

Low humidity???: Do you happen to live in an area with low humidity or in a cold climate where right now indoor heating may be taking the humidity out of the air? I suggest using a humidifier or nasal rinses with a Netty Pot. You can also supplement with a saline nasal spray. ...Read more

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Why, or How come my nose gets sooooooo dried up inside with getting boogers in my nose N that too.?

Why, or How come my nose gets sooooooo dried up inside with getting boogers in my nose N that too.?

Humidifier: Hot dry air in winter can do that. Try using a humidifier in your bedroom, better yet have a whole house humidifier. ...Read more

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Why, or How come my nose just gets sooooooo dried up with me getting such boogers in my nose N that too.?

Dry air: When we breath dry air it dries out our nasal passages an causes the mucus that is normally there to harden. Try using a saline nasal spray before going to bed and a couple of times during the day needed. After a few days things should resolve. If not than see an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause small specks of blood to come out when blowing nose and dried blood mixed in boogers everyday?

What could cause small specks of blood to come out when blowing nose and dried blood mixed in boogers everyday?

Blood in snot: Simple home remedies consist of saline nasal sprays to keep your lining moist. If you do this and your bleeding continues, you should see a ENT surgeon for a intranasal exam to ensure you do not have any lesions causing this. ...Read more

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I have this giant boogers coming out of my nose like really really big its like 1 time in every 2 weeks and they are huge!

I have this giant boogers coming out of my nose like really really big its like 1 time in every 2 weeks and they are huge!

Nose: Usually just dryness either because you need to drink more fluids or the air is dry. You can try a saline spray in your nose several times a day. If it persists check it out ...Read more

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I'm curious on why every time I take my sons boogers out he has some dried blood in it. He is also very sensitive when I touch his nose.

I'm curious on why every time I take my sons boogers out he has some dried blood in it. He is also very sensitive when I touch his nose.

Nose bleeds: The tissue inside the nose is very delicate and can bleed easily. Children frequently pick in their noses and can cause irritation. Wiping and suctioning the nose also irritates it. A little blood can show up in the mucous. Put some vaseline or Neosporin ointment inside his nose at bedtime for a couple of weeks to help heal the lining o the nose. ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent boogers from forming in your nose?

You don't: Nasal mucus helps to capture pollutants, allergens, bacteria, dust & viruses that would otherwise enter deeper into our respiratory system including our lungs. Nasal mucus is necessary for healthy function. ...Read more

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What can cause huge booger-like clots in my nose that cannot be removed?

What can cause huge booger-like clots in my nose that cannot be removed?

Epistaxis: Nose bleeds are common and can leave a large blood clot adjacent to the bleeding site. See an ENT doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my nose clogged with boogers when I wake up in the morning? I need some advice.

Why is my nose clogged with boogers when I wake up in the morning? I need some advice.

Saline irrigations: You may have a dry nose. That is, the normal secretions of the nasal mucosa are not adequate. Or possibly, you live in a house which is very dry. Warm saline nasal irrigations in evening and in the morning may help. Do not worry about this. If the problem persists, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Is it healthy if I blow my nose on a napkin and the booger show orange instead of green???

Unknown: Generally a red or orange discharge indicates blood, but that doesn't always mean something's wrong. You may just have some crusting due to dryness. Try saline nasal spray or sinus irrigations. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Nothing has happened to my nose. I picked it in bed and a huge bloody booger game out. It was red and wrinkly.

Nothing has happened to my nose. I picked it in bed and a huge bloody booger game out. It was red and wrinkly.

See ENT doc: Could be a number of causes. Usually fragile blood vessels in the anterior nose. Could be other things more serious. If it persists, see ENT doc for exam/treatment suggestions. It may be as simple as cauterizing the fragile vessels in his nose. ...Read more

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Boogers that are like in pieces and when I blow my nose there's been blood. Might it just be due to stuffiness?

Irrigate the nose: Nasal saline irrigation can help your problem. Neilmed has an easy to use irrigation bottle, they also make the neti-pot, but there are many others. It takes some getting used to but is well tolerated by most. Watch irrigation techniques on youtube. ...Read more

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I have dry scabby boogers that are stuck to the septum on both sides of my nose. I have to pick them off little by little as it hurts.

I have dry scabby boogers that are stuck to the septum on both sides of my nose. I have to pick them off little by little as it hurts.

Usually dry: Some topical ointments can help.
I use a little neosporin in the nostril for a day or so.
Also, some nasal saline spray twice daily may reduce the dryness.
Humidity in your sleeping room may also reduce the dryness. ...Read more

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I'm just like wondering of what I should, or could do about my nose of when I get boogers in my nose at night of when I can't breath, get conjested.

I'm just like wondering of what I should, or could do about my nose of when I get boogers in my nose at night of when I can't breath, get conjested.

Nasal saline: You need a nasal irrigation regularly. Get a Neti-pot and use saline rinses of the sinus and nasal passageways. You may also need a nasal steroid spray and/or a decongestant, but first try the saline. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I squeeze my nose, inside my nose smells really bad. But the smell goes away. How do I clean it so it doesn't smell so bad? No boogers left inside

When I squeeze my nose, inside my nose smells really bad. But the smell goes away. How do I clean it so it doesn't smell so bad? No boogers left inside

Netipot: You may be smelling your sinuses, your tongue, or your throat. It is a good idea to get checked by a doctor to make sure you do not have a sinus or throat infection. Otherwise a netipot may help - follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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Everytime I blow my nose 1 of the nostrel is full of blood boogers?

Everytime I blow my nose 1 of the nostrel is full of blood boogers?

Ans: Need more history. Did you have trauma? Sinus issues. Don't blow real hard. Try steaming to see if you improve. Probably best to see your doctor for exam ...Read more

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I have bloody boogers but I've never had a bloody nose, what is wrong with me?

I have bloody boogers but I've never had a bloody nose, what is wrong with me?

Very common: Dry air can make the inside of the nose dry and make them prone to bleed. Living in a dry climate and using a central heating system can dry out the nasal membranes. Use the humidifier but make sure that you keep it clean and sanitized. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is my nose clogged with boogers whenever I wake up in the morning?

Help docs? Why is my nose clogged with boogers whenever I wake up in the morning?

Nasal crusting: You may have an open ulcer in your nose that may be crusting or the air you are breathing is too dry. The ulceration may be due to chronic digital trauma of the septum. Try nasal saline sprays, humidifier by the bed while sleeping and avoid digital trauma of your nose. ...Read more

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He is coughing with green boogers coming from his nose and eyes. What could this be?

He is coughing with green boogers coming from his nose and eyes. What could this be?

Virial URI: Probably a virial upper respiratory infection---probably an Adeno-virus----eye lashes will matte nasal congestion and cough-----lasts about 10-14 days frequently has fever for 3-4 days Also about 3-4 days into infection will get nausea, vomiting and diarrhea appetite will be down---fever control with tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin as directed keep meals light-----increase fluids but not diary ...Read more

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I've had a dry nose for weeks now. When I blow my nose I get bloody snot and dried blood boogers. What is this?

Dry cold air?: There are several possible reasons, the most likely is dry cold air. Sometimes dabbing vaseline in nostril can help dryness and inflammation leading to bleeding. ...Read more

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What COLORS are normal for solid boogers? Like if you pick your nose & you got a solid booger? I have no cold symptoms- I'm NOT sick!

Varies: But they may be beige, yellow, green, or even brown. If you have no other symptoms and solid booger is the only issue, consider irrigating your nose with saline daily to see if this helps. But if you have symptoms like headaches, fatigue etc., ask your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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My nose is stuffed with boogers and when take them out they hurt and they come back in my nose after an hour. My nose is hard and hurts?

Nasal pain: You might have a nasal cellulitis for which you would need an antibiotic. It usually starts at the nasal opening and progresses from there. It can become dangerous, so I would recommend seeing a doctor for it. ...Read more

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When I crunch up my nose it hurts. I have this feeling like there's boogers in my nose. Usually it is. When I blow it out its usually bloody?

Dry nose: In winter months, relative humidity decreases. This is especially bothersome when sleeping - the dry air is very irritating to our nasal mucosa.

It sounds like you have this problem. Consider using a fingertip full of vaseline to coat the inside of your nose before bedtime, and run a warm mist humidifier in your bedroom. If the symptoms persist, see your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of the booger crust on my nose after being sick?

What can I do to get rid of the booger crust on my nose after being sick?

Saline irrigation: You can go to any drug store and purchase saline sinus irrigation system to cleanse your nasal passage for at least a week. ...Read more

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I have red and black dried snot (boogers) in my nose is this anything to worry about, and is it possibly life threatening? I am 16 years old.

I have red and black dried snot (boogers) in my nose is this anything to worry about, and is it possibly life threatening? I am 16 years old.

No worries: Normal and it is exactly what you stated = red/black dried booger. Just make sure to keep area moist, don't pick too hard at it and if it continues/get worse just see your local MD. No worries.

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I get mild nosebleeds every time I remove a booger from the same spot in my nose. Why is this?

I get mild nosebleeds every time I remove a booger from the same spot in my nose. Why is this?

Irritation: Nose-picking is a top cause of nosebleeds. When you feel the booger there again, rather than picking it out, use saline spray to loosen it then blow your nose gently. Repeatedly inserting your finger into your nose is stopping the area from healing properly. Also, try some moisturizing agent like saline gel for that area inside the nose. ...Read more

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If you are not coughing sneezing or blowing your nose, but have thick dried green boogers or blobs, does that mean you have an infection?

If you are not coughing sneezing or blowing your nose, but have thick dried green boogers or blobs, does that mean you have an infection?

Probable: If the boogers are consistently green and getting darker, infection (especially related to the sinuses) is a likely scenario. Try saline nasal irrigation daily to see if this helps. See your doctor if the problem persists.. ...Read more

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