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Crusty Nostrils

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Crusty Nostrils

Is there a product that will help disolve/remove the hard "crusty" build-up inside my nostrils. The stuff feels like it had "bonded" with the inside of my nose and is painful if I try to "pick it out".
Nose sores can be uncomfortable, painful, and annoying.   The "crusty" build up can be caused by trimming your nose hair or getting a small cut infected.  Sores can also be caused by folliculitis, an infection of hair follicles caused by staphylococcus bacteria, seasonal allergies, or dry air.  If the build up is caused by staph bacteria, it can only be cured by medications prescribed by your doctor.  Otherwise, you can rinse out your nose with an over-the-counter nasal saline spray.  This can soften the mucus and flush out bacteria or allergens.
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