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Nasal scabs removing

Nasal scabs removing

A few words about the so-called cleaning of the nose with the accumulation of dried masses of secretions of a different nature and origin (with ozena, atrophy). Dry crusts in the nasal cavity are first softened before they are removed. First of all, you can try to put cotton balls in both nostrils for 1-2 hours. If air does not flow through the nose, the secret does not dry out; the mucus between the surface of the mucous membrane and the crust remains liquid and pushes the crust away from the underlying mucous membrane.

After the specified time, the crusts, which do not hold very tightly, are easily blown out.

After the specified time, the nasal crusts, which do not hold very tightly, are easily blown out.

A more potent remedy is a deep tamponade with twisted cotton balls (cotton wool can be moistened with hydrogen peroxide). Light pressure reflexively induces a profuse secretion, which contributes to a better separation of the crusts. There is no need to wrap cotton wool around the threaded probe, this can be done with your free hand.

To quickly remove the crusts, they resort to a spray, the tube of which is inserted into the nose. The sprayed liquid should not be irritating. Do not use disinfectants that can adversely affect the delicate mucous membrane of the nose.

Apply alkaline solutions, mineral water at room temperature, or perform nasal lavage as described above (ozena). Avoid using syringes, irrigators due to the danger to the ears and possible complications.

warningAttention! Do not use syringes, irrigators to remove dry crusts in the nasal cavity due to the danger to the ears and possible complications.

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