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Man Felt Something Strange In His Nose. Years Later, Doctors Pull THIS Out…OMG!

By Karly Carpena
June 14, 2016

It can be tough enough to try and breath when you have a sinus infection, but what if you have a rhinolith AKA a GIANT booger?

1Rhinoliths are stones that form in the nasal cavity. It is not just dried nasal mucus or hard nasal mucus. Calcium, magnesium and phosphate salts deposit around a nidus like a blood clot. It gradually grows into an irregularly shaped sphere with projections. A rhinolith that is left untreated can cause perforation in the nasal septum or sometimes even palate. It can also lead to granuloma formation.


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