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Dry Nasal Passage/ Dry Moutrh
Yessir0912 posted:
Hello... i have been feeling my nasal pasage has been extreamly dry. and long with that my mouth has been dry as well as my lips been chapped... seems like only time i feel some type of relife is when i take a hot shower with steam... Am i feeling this way due to the climate change in the weather cause when i go out in the cold it drys right back up.... i am from PHX, AZ soo idk if i should be toatly freaked out or not. I have been pretty hydrated i been drinking water like crazy, PLEASE SOME ONE HELP!
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
If you don't drink water in Phoenix, you will end up looking like beef jerky....

Not only do you need to stay well-hydrated, you should consider buying a cool mist humidifier (I like the quiet, ultrasonic models...about $40 or so). Run the humidifier in your bedroom at night. It does not have to be blowing in your face; just somewhere in the room.

Use saline spray or a saline gel in your nose on a regular basis, and some lip moisturizer.

If that doesn't work, you will need to move to Hawaii.

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