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Why is the tip of my nose always cold?

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A cold nose tip has many possible causes, including hypothyroidism, cold weather, the aging process, seasonal affective disorder and certain viral infections, according to Right Diagnosis. A cold nose, especially when accompanied by cold toes, may be connected to menopause and is often associated with the rebound effect of dilated blood vessels that precedes hot flashes.

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Hypothyroidism should be ruled out when a cold nose is experienced along with being tired and having diminished concentration. Having a cold nose may also be the result of a subnormal body temperature, which when accompanied with chills, can indicate the presence of the common cold, according to the University of Oregon.

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