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How do you clean the inside of the nose after blowing your nose?

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by lee_44106, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Senior member

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    So I've got a bad cold and am thinking about serious cold related issues.

    I see people blowing noses all the time, to clear all that stuffed up junk.

    I'm curious what you all do with the deeper stuff on the inside of the nose.

    Do you go after it with your finger? Leave it be?
     
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    power washer @ 3400 psi
     
  3. furo

    furo Senior member

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    Finger. Works every time. Best when at a stop light while driving.
     
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    Good question.

    Finger......The trick is to snag any leftovers and gently extract!
     
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    Master-Classter Senior member

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    Netti Pot


    Actually? Finger wrapped in tissue
     
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    when you're in a hot shower do the "farmers blow" after about 10 min inside. repeat with each nostril until clear. it loosens up the hard snot and sometimes a small jellyfish pops out.


    this happens during the 1st 10min of swimming in a hot pool too.
     
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    Finger wrapped in tissue
    This. But never in public. Find a restroom.
    this happens during the 1st 10min of swimming in a hot pool too.
    Wait, are you blowing your nose in swimming pools?
     
  9. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

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    Wait, are you blowing your nose in swimming pools?

    no but just swimming around a warm pool will loosen up the hard snot...

    so sometimes you will sneeze and not notice the dislodged loosened snot sticking to your eyebrow(s)..
     
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    this happens during the 1st 10min of swimming in a hot pool too.

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    so sometimes you will sneeze and not notice the dislodged loosened snot sticking to your eyebrow(s)..

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  11. Thomas

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    when you're in a hot shower do the "farmers blow" after about 10 min inside. repeat with each nostril until clear. it loosens up the hard snot and sometimes a small jellyfish pops out.

    (...)


    This also works when running, for some strange reason. I've been known to dislodge a few brain cells via snot-rocket.
     
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    so sometimes you will sneeze and not notice the dislodged loosened snot sticking to your eyebrow(s)..

    Jesus, and I thought the 4 year old water boarding was the most horrific story of the day.
     
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    Why is it necessary to get every bit of snot out of your nose? It's not hurting anything being in there... If anything it's preventing dust from getting in there.
     
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    these things are wonderful
     
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    so sometimes you will sneeze and not notice the dislodged loosened snot sticking to your eyebrow(s)..


    [​IMG]

    I knew only good things will come out of opening this thread
     
  17. furo

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    Why is it necessary to get every bit of snot out of your nose? It's not hurting anything being in there... If anything it's preventing dust from getting in there.

    I think it's more the satisfaction of removing it, if anything else, just to stare at it and gawk
     
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    I got a netti pot, I was shocked at how much easier I could breath after using it for the first time.
     
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    I think it's more the satisfaction of removing it, if anything else, just to stare at it and gawk

    Yeah, I've done that more than a few times - I've even turned back while running once time - post snot-rocket - when I heard a neighbor exclaim "Hey ma! It looks like someone ran over a jellyfish!"
     
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    This also works when running, for some strange reason. I've been known to dislodge a few brain cells via snot-rocket.

    Also when cycling. A good test of bike-handling skills for anyone drafting you.
     

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