[pct-l] Nose Bleeds

Kathi pctlist at pctwalker.com
Fri Sep 11 12:28:20 CDT 2015

I second the Vaseline. It was disgusting as a kid but my dad did the 
same thing, Vaseline in the nose. I grew up in Nevada with very dry air 
and constantly had a bloody nose. After using the Vaseline method I 
never had a bloody nose.

On 9/11/15 10:00 AM, pct-l-request at backcountry.net wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2015 19:11:28 -0700
> From: Ellen Shopes <igellenig at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [pct-l] Nose bleeds
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> I know this sounds gross, but if you smear your nasal cavities with
> vasolene once a day, you will not develop the dry membranes that lead to
> nose bleeds.   I used to get them daily as a child.  My doc suggested this
> to my mother, and it helped a lot.  I don't do it regularly anymore,  but
> have found it helps under the dry conditions you describe.
> No Butt

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