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Those pesky hairs

Need recommendations for a battery-operated ear and nose hair trimmer whose noise level doesn't cause me to become hard of hearing! [more inside]
posted by Dansaman on Nov 15, 2013 - 5 answers

Red bumps on the roof of my mouth?

I noticed red bumps on the roof of my mouth and one on each side of my throat I took a video of it here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arPZ5kERdVQ what is the cause of it?
posted by john123357 on Aug 17, 2013 - 9 answers

Boric acid use by doctors

I went to the ear nose and throat doctor today for a ear problem and he "puffed" boric acid powder into my ears that was in a clear glass bottle with a metal horizontal straw that puffed the white powder. Is this usually pure boric acid powder or do they dilute it with cornstarch or baby powder or something. It seems like it would be too strong to use the pure stuff but what do I know.
posted by john123357 on Jul 16, 2013 - 6 answers

I'd like to give that doc a good thrushing.

I went to the doc because I thought I might have oral thrush. His diagnosis was so far in a different direction that I'm kind of baffled. Hope me? [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Nov 30, 2012 - 25 answers

So when you enter a recently occupied bathroom, you really have to just put up with smelling the poop? Sucks to be you.

Can you turn your sense of smell on and off at will? [more inside]
posted by Jess the Mess on Oct 6, 2012 - 33 answers

What should I do about my perforated septum?

What should I do or know about my perforated septum? [more inside]
posted by doubtless on Jun 27, 2012 - 6 answers

Dogs have wet noses. Last I checked, I am not a dog.

I sweat a lot...on my nose. It is awkward. Is there any way to mitigate this? [more inside]
posted by thereemix on Jun 22, 2012 - 13 answers

Mutaba. It rolls right off the tongue, doesn't it? Mutaba.

In a cloud of microscopic horrors, should I breathe through my nose or my mouth? [more inside]
posted by CarlRossi on Jun 6, 2012 - 5 answers

Cat's nose knows no bounds!

Kitty with a nose injury. Is it "fixable"? [more inside]
posted by Rocket Surgeon on May 11, 2012 - 9 answers

It's on the tip of my

Wrigley's gum, and only Wrigley's gum, makes my nose itch. Why? [more inside]
posted by Diablevert on Mar 23, 2012 - 3 answers

Help me be less ugly

I'm 25. I recently noticed that I'm starting to get ugly little red veins on my nose.... [more inside]
posted by Lobster Garden on Jan 28, 2012 - 10 answers

Why is the tip of my nose twitching and what is a remedy?

Why is the tip of my nose twitching and what is a remedy? [more inside]
posted by supyo on Jan 24, 2012 - 4 answers

Plastic glasses frames w/nose pads - not prodesign?

Does anyone know of manufacturers who makes plastic / acetate glasses frames with nose pads besides prodesign? [more inside]
posted by oneear on Dec 13, 2011 - 6 answers

When this guy sneezes, he looks like a party favor.

Nose hairs, I have em. Help a brother out with some trimming advice. [more inside]
posted by the real deal on Oct 23, 2011 - 18 answers

Tobacco in my nose?!?!

What is it like to use snuff tobacco? [more inside]
posted by narcotizingdysfunction on Oct 20, 2011 - 8 answers

Help me heal my nose

What do I do to moisturize my nose? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Oct 13, 2011 - 9 answers

Any tips on getting a four-year-old to blow his nose

How do you get a 4 year old to blow their nose [more inside]
posted by chris88 on Jul 27, 2011 - 14 answers

What's this rash on my nose?

What's this thing on the bridge of my nose and? Some sort of rash? A fungal infection? How do I get rid of it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 18, 2011 - 6 answers

Why does it look like a murder scene when I blow my nose?

Why does it look like a murder scene when I blow my nose? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 11, 2011 - 11 answers

Thrrrrrrrrt!

So, my 4year old can;t blow her nose. Any amount of explaining how to blow your nose does not seem to help her, though TBH I am not sure I am doing a good job as is it's difficult to describe it more than "just blow out through your nose". Is this something that can be taught? When do people usually figure it out?
posted by Artw on Jun 10, 2011 - 39 answers

Sorry for the grossness

I was sick last night and I have a gross question about my vomit. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 7, 2011 - 20 answers

I need help with my boogers.

I need help with my boogers, please. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 9, 2011 - 14 answers

Take me on a smelling spree.

Through surgery, I regained my full sense of smell today. I haven't smelled clearly since 2006. I live in Washington, DC. It's brisk Fall. Feeling 100%. What should I go smell this week?
posted by metajc on Oct 6, 2010 - 62 answers

WTF, nose?

YANMD. What's up with this runny nose in the mornings? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Jul 21, 2010 - 11 answers

Where can I find the most comfortable nose pads for my glasses?

Where can I find the most comfortable nose pads for my glasses? [more inside]
posted by Sevenupcan on Jun 29, 2010 - 4 answers

Chronical clogged nose is preventing a good sleep at night. Any advice?

Chronical clogged nose is preventing proper breathing at night. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by Matrod on Jun 10, 2010 - 17 answers

Nose job for a big nose?

Does a nose piercing emphasize or distract from a large nose? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Mar 19, 2010 - 30 answers

These animals are giving me wrinkles!

Do small facial cuts on dogs relatively bleed a lot, similar to humans? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Feb 25, 2010 - 9 answers

I am not an animal!

What am I supposed to do about my peeling nose? [more inside]
posted by apophenia on Jan 26, 2010 - 19 answers

Why does my nose run when I perform oral sex on a man?

Why does my nose run when I perform oral sex on a man? (NSFW details inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 28, 2009 - 14 answers

glasses for big nose

Where can I buy glasses that complement a large nose? Preferably something similar in style to this. Los Angeles area or online.
posted by anonymous on Oct 14, 2009 - 7 answers

Stuffy nose woes

Hit me with your best stuffy-nose remedies. [more inside]
posted by ms.codex on Sep 28, 2009 - 37 answers

Blood & Bathing

Why are my nose and mouth bleeding (gross!) whenever I take a shower? [more inside]
posted by boubelium on Sep 21, 2009 - 16 answers

In one honker, out the other... or what's supposed to happen.

Nasal solution goes in and out the same nostril. How do I make it go in one and out the other instead? [more inside]
posted by curagea on Sep 13, 2009 - 13 answers

Rhinoplasty questions

If my nose gets broken, can I get it fixed to look the way it did before? [more inside]
posted by Chrysalis on Jul 26, 2009 - 8 answers

Professional smell tester - am I part dog?

Could I be a professional smell tester with my dog like nose? [more inside]
posted by WhereAmI on Jul 5, 2009 - 10 answers

The Joy of Nasal Rinsing

What do you put in your Neti Pot? [more inside]
posted by Toekneesan on Jun 8, 2009 - 30 answers

Sniff. Blow nose. Ouch!

Why does my nose hurt after a cold? I'm starting to get over a cold from hell - lots of nasal congestion (went through two boxes of Kleenex). I'm finally on my feet, but the right side of my nose - starting about where the cartilage/bone starts - is really sore. Any pressure on that side of my nose causes a throbbing pain. [more inside]
posted by adverb on May 8, 2009 - 10 answers

How long for a deviated septum to heal?

How long before I should be concerned about the results of my septoplasty? [more inside]
posted by jwfree on May 4, 2009 - 10 answers

How long before travel after major surgery?

How soon to travel after major surgery? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 23, 2009 - 9 answers

*HOOOOOONNNNKK*

I need to be able to blow my nose. Very loudly. [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Mar 6, 2009 - 12 answers

Otoliths R Us?

Can anyone help me find a source for otoliths, or the tiny stones found in the inner ear? Preferably mammalian, ideally primate or even human (I imagine that last one may be ethically way to far, no offense intended). [more inside]
posted by buzzv on Feb 3, 2009 - 9 answers

Blow nose, drink water - experience great tooth pain

My wife has a funny combo, if she blows her nose, then drinks cold water she gets major pain in one of her teeth (upper row, mid way back) She also gets a similar pain when descending in an airplane - doesn't happen every time but enough times to be nervous on descent. She describes the pain as though someone is ripping out her tooth. Anyone get this or know what it may be? Probably a trip to the dentist would uncover the secret, but I was looking for a mefi preview.
posted by royalchinook on Jan 7, 2009 - 10 answers

How do I restore order to my sinuses?

Calling all chronic sinusitis sufferers! How do you keep your sinus infections and symptoms to a minimum? [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith on Jan 6, 2009 - 35 answers

Winter nose woes.

Runny nose, dry sinuses, nosebleeds--must be December. Humidifiers are expensive and gross. Boiling water on the stove, etc, doesn't help. Could you please give me suggestions of easy, cheap ways to alleviate/eliminate the side effects of dry air? [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on Dec 9, 2008 - 31 answers

Nosefilter: what might be causing this (bad) smell?

Nosefilter: what might be causing the weird (bad) smell coming from my significant other's nose? I know you're not my doctor, but this funky mucus-y smell eminates from his nose every year starting around this time and gradually fades away in the spring/summer. Has anyone else encountered this? Any recommendations for home remedies or what specialist would be best suited to provide diagnosis (ENT)? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Oct 17, 2008 - 17 answers

Fake mustache or coke sign?

What exactly does it mean when someone holds their finger under their nose as if making a fake mustache? Details inside.. [more inside]
posted by hammerthyme on Sep 17, 2008 - 36 answers

Nose hair trimming and allergies.

Nose hair trimming and allergies. [more inside]
posted by damn dirty ape on Aug 26, 2008 - 5 answers

My love for you is like a red, red nose...

Rosacea management: care and hiding of a sometimes red face? Several questions all on one topic inside. [more inside]
posted by Phalene on Aug 2, 2008 - 15 answers

my blood pressure lowers when i breath through my nose, why? and what can i do?

28 yr old male borderline hypertensive. a question about breathing. - so my bp numbers border on hypertensive. and i routinely check my blood pressure. the numbers are consistently int he systolic 130s range EXCEPT when i do this one thing: - breath through my nose then my bp systolic lowers by about 10 pts. here's the thing. my nose ALWASY gets clogged and it makes breathing regularly through my nose difficult - anyone else heard how breathing thorugh the nose, and then taking less breaths lowers blood pressure? i could see how they are connectd
posted by learninguntilidie on Aug 1, 2008 - 11 answers

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