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What does it mean when you have a stinging sensation in your nostril?
From my own personal experience, it usually means I have inhaled something that is not to be inhaled. Like ammonia, bleach, drain openers, lye. Also things like pepper, onions, horseradish, hot peppers, causes some people to have a stinging sensation in their nose. Hope this helps,
Ann
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Ann's Post: I'm not really satisfied with that answer
especially coming from an R.N.The question was allergy related. It had nothing to do with inhalents. I haven't inhaled anything that you mentioned or even close to it. I'm not willing to pay 5.00 for an answer like that.

   Sincerely,
Maureen Burnett
up and coming R.N.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
I'd like an answer that is allergy related maybe
an M.D. would know the answer, I will be waiting for a reply. Thank You
                     Maureen Burnett
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
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 It doesn't have to be allergies that would make your nostril sting.  It could be your sinuses are slightly swollen, you have a high pollen count in your area and have allergies, you have a cold coming on, or as was suggested, you were close to something that irritated your nostril. 


A good saline solution from the drug store, which is over-the-counter and not medicine at all would help in deciding what this is and help clear the sinuses.  If it doesn't go away, you might get an allergy test if you think you have problems with this.


I hope this is helpful.

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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Coleen Hoffmeister's Post: Thanks Coleen,
Much better answer, I will take the advice.
                         Maureen

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