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Nose Picking

Curiosity or boredom will most likely cause young children to pick their nose. While this drives many parents up a wall, swatting your child's hand or simply telling them not to do it only fuels their fire.
In this video, pediatrician Lewis R. First, MD, FAAP, provides tips for parents on how to help their children sniff out this nasty habit.

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The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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