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Should I talk to my doctor about a nose disorder?

Nose disorders can interrupt daily activity and sleep. Some symptoms of nose disorders are common to other conditions, which may be more or less serious than a simple runny nose. Sometimes nose disorders will need medical intervention. A nosebleed that will not stop, for example, is a medical emergency. Fever and severe headache are also signs of a more serious problem. For milder symptoms (like sinus pain and nasal obstruction), see your doctor if they persist for more than 10 days.

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