Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: 1st time mom | 2009/05/06

Q.

Scratching in nose

My boy who is 23 months seems to have a habit of digging in his nose, is this a sign of him having worms or just a bad habit?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is usually not due to worms. It may just be habit. Alternatively your son may have a bloked or itchy nose such as occurs with nasal allergy.If his nose seems to be itchy or if he sneezes a lot and has a blocked nose then ask your doctor to see him.

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