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by 145 · about 23 hours ago

A little background on me: I have never been able to properly breathe through my nose and when I was a child I would have weekly nosebleeds. I had surgery on a deviated septum a few years ago, and was taking allergy shots. For ONE WHOLE YEAR I was... (more)

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Coolwater357 0 · May 01, 2013 at 5:08 AM

Breathing in through the nose is known to deliver Nitric Oxide produced in the sinuses into the body where it can do a host of good things.

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by 197 · about 23 hours ago

I always wake up with one nostril nearly completely clogged. The other is fine. It goes away within an hour. During the day, one nostril will still be partially clogged. The nostril that's clogged will cycle from left to right several times a day.... (more)

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David_32 0 · October 18, 2012 at 7:39 AM

Erectile tissue in the nose sounds like the most likely cause. During the day it'll alternate. Although, it might be congestion. Tried a salt wash? Lean back until you can see the wall behind you, then gargle warm salty water into your nostrils.... (more)

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by 1418 · about 23 hours ago

Many months ago, I was under alot of stress, had alot of family problems. Everyone in my house was sick with a cold( I haven't gotten sick in over 2 years at that point). They were sick for longer than a week and I was around them, in their faces,... (more)

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A_at_Grain_Free_Diet 0 · July 25, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Did you use filtered/distilled water in the neti pot? People have had infections when they use plain tap water. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12/19/143960631/second-neti-pot-death-from-amoeba-prompts-tap-water-warning (more)

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by 20 · about 24 hours ago

The nose of my Dad and Grandpa gradually turned "purple" as they aged into their 50's. If you look up close it's looks like little blood vessels that have become pronounced and... (more)

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Dylan 0 · February 29, 2012 at 3:06 AM

I don't know that this answer is true but it's believed that excessive alcohol consumption can cause it in some people.

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by 836 · about 24 hours ago

For the past several months, my nose has been swelling up on and off. It's not terrible to look at because it isn't extremely noticable, but it does hurt. It is the lower area of the nostrils where all your boogers and hairs go. I know that area... (more)

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Helen_1 0 · August 20, 2011 at 10:58 PM

It sounds to me like your inferior turbinates are swelling. It could be a case of sinusitus. There is a treatment for it that doesn't require drugs. Just a simple in office procedure.

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by 242 · about 24 hours ago

Every now and then, immediately following a stressful day, my nose begins to drip water like a tap, my nose is irritated and I sneeze constantly. It happens like clockwork. It also happens if I have an alcohol bender (rarely).. or too much... (more)

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tartare 0 · May 12, 2011 at 7:05 AM

out on a limb here, but here's an idea to consider...(anyone with actual medical knowledge, feel free to critque this post). Maybe you had a physical issue (viral infection?) or something that is being given some fuel by stress. I've had cold... (more)

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by 88 · October 24, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Hi guys , my nose is always stuffy , since years! I use decongestionant's spray since years! I did a specialist visit and they told me that my nasal septum is deviated and the only resultion is to operate. I won't believe them , for sure I... (more)

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primalpat 0 · November 15, 2012 at 2:01 PM

I'd see a good naturopathic doctor and have a food allergy test done. For months and months, I thought I was eating so well...until I did an allergy test and found I was highly allergic (not to the point of death, mind you) to EGGS...moderately... (more)

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by 5160 · October 24, 2014 at 4:11 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW_BWRdXCWM This girl sneezes up to 12 times a minute. A few thousand times a day. Honestly I think she might have some candida/thrush issues in her mouth/nose. It might also be an indicator that she's got some... (more)

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ZombieApocalypseKitten 0 · July 28, 2012 at 5:44 PM

First thought.. Tourettes. Second thought.. seizures.

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by 1925 · October 23, 2014 at 3:52 AM

Hey ya'll! Here's the quick low-down. 23 yr old female. Been living a paleo lifestyle for about 6 months now (80/20 rule - occassional dairy, alcohol and on the odd social occassion where a non-paleo meal has been provided... still try to make the... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · October 01, 2012 at 3:27 AM

Sounds like rosacea. Hot, spicy foods and alcohol can exacerbate it.

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by 0 · October 22, 2014 at 3:29 AM

I've had a dry nose for over a week but didn't think about it too much til I got back from vacation as I was i a cold place. It was red and tender inside my left nostril. Suddenly, I got a "bump" just outside of my nose and thought it was a... (more)

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by 1982 · October 20, 2014 at 3:24 AM

If you subscribe to Food Reward Theory, would there be anything gained (well, lost, I mean, in terms of bodyfat) by having one day a week where all meals are eaten with a pinched nose? I know that nose pinching is part of the practice (according... (more)

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raydawg 0 · November 30, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Next time you have a cold with stuffed sinuses, see what the effect is and please report back. :) But if true, things like essential oils, vanilla, etc. are out the door. At least for those trying to slim down.

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by 5 · October 19, 2014 at 4:07 AM

Hi all, Went mostly paleo (some high fat dairy, usually low or no lactose after eliminating it for several months, white rice on occasion) about a year and a half ago to deal with a gut issue. Cleared up in a few weeks, lost the last bit of... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 26, 2013 at 4:40 PM

It looks like an allergy. Try suppressing it with antihistamines, if that works, it's very likely to be an allergy. Note that it doesn't necessarily have to be to food. Where do you eat dinner? Do you spend time in that place other than when... (more)

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by 78422 · October 18, 2014 at 3:31 AM

Hello Everybody, I want someone to please help me how to use the nose right I don't know how to put it on right. I don't to mess up my nose please can someone help or show me a video that teaches you how to put it on, please help me. Thanks (more)

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by 3979 · October 15, 2014 at 3:45 AM

Well, it's not like I react to using tissues (for blowing my nose), but I do wonder if I'm either slowly poisoning myself or decreasing my overall health. Here's why I am wary. Ever take a tissue out in a beam of sunlight? See all those... (more)

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Greg_7 0 · September 09, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Any time you smell anything you are breathing in particulates of that thing. Petroleum plant, any mill, fertilizer, etc. There are billions upon billions of foreign particles in every breath you take, but if it is something that gets to you, I... (more)

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