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How does sodium chloride treat nasal dryness?

Some types of sodium chloride may be used to treat nasal dryness. Nasal dryness may be caused by a variety of things, including colds, allergies and low humidity. When taken as a nasal spray, sodium chloride can rinse out and moisturize the tissue in the nostrils.

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