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Why does it burn when you get water in your nose?

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2009-09-17 14:54:10

Basically there's very sensitive tissue in the deeper areas of

your nose. That coupled with the fact that the skin up there has a

very high density of blood vessels which warms the air going into

your lungs. It's so warm that the water is like an ice bath for

your poor little nose.

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