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Does bacitracin treat atrophic rhinitis?

As people age, they may suffer from atrophic rhinitis. In this condition, the nasal tissues harden, dry out and get crusty. Bacitracin ointment may be applied inside the nose to treat a bacterial infection that can accompany this condition.

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