9 Slightly Horrific Facts That Will Make You Regret Ever Picking Your Nose

1. Nose pickers are more prone to nasal infections.
Bogies are just bits of dirt and dust that have congealed to stop bits from going straight up into your head.
Sticking your fingers up your nose to pick out them out can leave your delicate, little nostrils open to all kinds of nasty bacterial infections.
A study of over 250 people found that nose pickers were 53% more likely than non-pickers to carry Staphylococcus aureus, a type of germ that can cause all kinds of deeply gross infections, in their nasal passages. It can cause impetigo (a nasty skin condition), boils, and abscesses…which no doubt make nose-blowing a living hell.

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