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Occasional slight odor + small amount of blood in nasal mucous

Posted by o_hepcat

A couple of months ago I got a scab on the inside of one of my nostrils, that mixed with mucous and eventually came out but I believe did so before it fully healed.  The first scab was slightly painful to the touch (exterior of the nose).  Since then I occasionally have bloody boogers from either nostril and specific areas inside each nostril that seem to accumulate more mucous and/or get only slightly scabby.  None of them are painful to the touch like the first scab.  Sometimes I can smell a slight odor from the mucous inside my nose.  Not like rotting flesh, but perhaps like blood, a scab or slight infection (?).  The symptoms have not worsened over time nor are they even necessarily consistent, which is why I'm hesitant about it being an infection, but I am still curious about it (particularly the slight odor and small amount of occasional blood in the mucous).  I have never in my life been one to suffer regularly from fever blisters, cold sores, bloody noses, bloody boogers/mucous etc.
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