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Health hazards: nose hair … not so much tearing

Can be fatal: the nose and pull the hair of wants to be this nose hair growth from the nose? Looks in a man and a woman is unattractive. Most people pull out the hair simply. “But be careful”, warns the doctor pulling nose hair can lead “to serious inflammation”. In rare cases, dead already. But: there are alternatives.

Nose hair is not beautiful, but a nuisance. Should not be to tear out anyway. Because this increases the risk of dangerous bacteria can penetrate in the body. (Photo: Lars Zahner/fotolia.Com)

Nose hair didn’t end there almost no people, nose hair you find attractive. Where many of them grow usually men – try in general, you can quickly get rid of. Some use a special nose hair trimmer, small electric appliances that are also used to remove hair from his ears. Other pieces casual with a pair of nail scissors. And some people tear their hair on a regular basis. However, according to medical professionals, this can be dangerous.

Nose hair is not beautiful, but a nuisance. Should not be to tear out anyway. Because this increases the risk of dangerous bacteria can penetrate in the body. (Photo: Lars Zahner/fotolia.Com)

Useful to filter large particles, from the nose hair again and again to Gaza, risking damage to Health, warns the American specialist ear, nose and throat Dr. Eric Voigt of the “New York University” in a video on the website of the magazine “Business Insider”.

“The front nose hair useful to filter large particles,” explains the doctor. If the hair is removed can also get small particles more easily through the respiratory air in the lungs.

To the hair follicles the life germ of the problem is also that the hair follicles to germs, by ballot easier to penetrate the body and cause infection. “These injuries are very serious can be fatal,” says Dr. Voigt. “The veins that conduct blood from the nose leads to the veins that come from the brain,” explains ear, nose and throat doctor.

This can be called the “meningitis and brain abscesses,” warns the doctors. The nose is, according to Dr. Voigt, with the mouth to what is called the “Triangle of risk” (“dangerous triangle”) of the infection.

To reduce this risk, should pluck nose hairs deleted. The hair can be cut, for example, with a flattened nail scissors or the above-mentioned nose hair trimmer. (M)

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