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Why do some people pick noses? Isnt that unsanitary and gross?

Why do some people pick noses? Isnt that unsanitary and gross?

Habit: Picking ones nose is very acceptable in most asian cultures. For some western people picking the nose is a habit. For others from western culture it may be a way of satisfying the need to do something taboo without any moral infractions. ...Read more

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What can you do at home if you have flu thats some better but you have a gross smell when you blow nose now an the drainage had flu for a wk all1sided?

What can you do at home if you have flu thats some better but you have a gross smell when you blow nose now an the drainage had flu for a wk all1sided?

Probable sinusitis: You probably have a bacterial sinus infection stemming from your flu. You need an antibiotic. If possible, it would be best if you can see an ENT doctor who can culture the pus in your nose to discover what organism is growing. ...Read more

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I. Bleached my fave and I have a burn along the sides of my nose. Looks gross! What can I use to treat it ????

I. Bleached my fave and I have a burn along the sides of my nose. Looks gross! What can I use to treat it ????

Depends on depth: If it is a first degree type burn., a mild antiinflammatory ointment such as hydrocortisone may help . If deeper consider adding antibiotic cream ...Read more

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Read that keys contain lead. Pregnant and have eaten with hands after touching keys and have picked nose (gross, i know). Can that amount of lead hurt?

Read that keys contain lead. Pregnant and have eaten with hands after touching keys and have picked nose (gross, i know). Can that amount of lead hurt?

Don't worry: Stop worrying, you have not done anything to be concerned about. Just be more careful with your hygiene as it is very imprtant to raising healthy kids. ...Read more

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My saliva has been like stringy for a dew days. Sounds gross but you know, its like the clear mucus you get in your nose. Its weird. I have an appointment with the dentist tomorrow.

My saliva has been like stringy for a dew days. Sounds gross but you know, its like the clear mucus you get in your nose. Its weird. I have an appointment with the dentist tomorrow.

Some possibilities: Stringy saliva might be related to dehydration or side effects of certain medications. Consider these possibilities and see your own dentist for a thorough dental examination. This might also warrant an exam by your physician to rule out other medical possibilities. ...Read more

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I have had a bad taste in my mouth and smell a gross scent.I am getting a mucus from my nose which is grey. I have alsohad a fever for two days. I do not smoke. What could it be?

I have had a bad taste in my mouth and smell a gross scent.I am getting a mucus from my nose which is grey. I have alsohad a fever for two days. I do not smoke. What could it be?

Possible sinusitis : Sounds like you may be developing acute sinusitis. The fever, bad smell, bad taste all suggest this. It could be a viral infection if <7 days duration, but if >10 days, i would favor a bacterial infection . You should see md. ...Read more

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