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    I Feel Burning Feeling Inside My Nose
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    viciouzbarbie posted:
    When I was talking to someone, saliva got into my nose a little and I still feel the burning feeling. I'm also worried if something might develop inside my nose from his mouth. Do you think I should be ok? And I can't even tell for sure if I have something appeared inside my nose or not because I don't want to put my finger inside there. Should i leave it alone instead of feeling it with finger or anything like that?
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    Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
    You will be fine....saliva will not harm the nasal mucosa. If you want, you can spray some saline nasal spray in your nose to make it feel better.
     
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    viciouzbarbie replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
    Oh ok. I thought it was herpes or some kind of bacteria or disease transmitted into my nose from saliva. I'll get the saline nasal spray, thank you.
     
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    viciouzbarbie replied to viciouzbarbie's response:
    It feels like there's a scab inside my nostril or something. I dont want to touch it inside because I don't want the nostril to get bigger or anything. But I did order the saline spray from online. I'm still waiting for the saline spray to arrive.
     
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    Rod Moser, PA, PhD replied to viciouzbarbie's response:
    You can MAKE your own saline: 1/4th tsp of salt with 8 oz of water, or by it an any pharmacy. One product is called Ocean -- very inexpensive.

    You can have a scab inside your nose. Any chance you have have a medical provider examine you?
     
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    viciouzbarbie replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
    Yes it has been examined few months ago and everything was fine. But after someone's saliva got into my nose, I feel a scab or something inside my nose. But I ordered Ocean saline from the internet last week and hopelly it will arrive soon. If not, I'll try making my own saline.
     
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    Rod Moser, PA, PhD replied to viciouzbarbie's response:
    When you were examined a few months ago, did you have this "scab"? Things change, so if this is a new finding, you might want to consider getting examined again.
     
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    viciouzbarbie replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
    No not at that time. But I can't afford to go to a doctor right now but I will try to go sometime in the future when I can.


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