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What are nose disorders?

Nose disorders, also called nasal disorders, are the problems that you may experience in your nose due to structural or inflammatory issues. The most common disorders include a deviated septum, rhinitis, nosebleeds, and nasal polyps. Other problems related to the nose may be such issues as a nose fracture; polychondritis, which is a rare disease causing cartilage inflammation; nasal vestibulitis, which is an infection in the nostrils; or cancer.

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