Why Do We Get Boogers in Our Nose?

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Boogers, or dried nasal mucus, is formed in our nose from wet nasal secretions that dry up. Normally, when nasal secretion occurs, most individuals will sniff and retract it from excreting down through the nose. This leaves a film inside of the nose that forms boogers.
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