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Can you have a cold on only one side of your nose?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

You may have symptoms that predominate on one side, but the viruses that cause cold don't know left from right.
The nasal cycle is a a natural rhythm of swelling of nasal passages which alternates from left to right and may exacerbate symptoms.

In brief: No

You may have symptoms that predominate on one side, but the viruses that cause cold don't know left from right.
The nasal cycle is a a natural rhythm of swelling of nasal passages which alternates from left to right and may exacerbate symptoms.
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