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I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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Runny nose and cough after running was warmish aswell?

Runny nose and cough after running was warmish aswell?

Unclear: You may well have a viral illness and needs treatment as such. The symptoms are worse after you run. If you still feel the same way after you run then most likely viral and will take time to clear. Take it easy while you are ill with lots of fluid and may be advil (ibuprofen). Best wishes. ...Read more

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37.6 weeks head cold, runny and stuffy nose how to cure?

37.6 weeks head cold, runny and stuffy nose how to cure?

Rest, hydration: You most likely have a virus causing your current symptoms and will have to wait for your body to naturally get rid of it. If you are suffering from your symptoms, try natural remedies first, such as steam inhalation or nasal irrigation. If you are unable to do your daily routines, it is okay for you to use sudafed for congestion. ...Read more

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20 year old male rash on neck stuffy nose pressure in head and ears coughing ?

20 year old male rash on neck stuffy nose pressure in head and ears coughing ?

Sinus problem +?: The stuffy nose, pressure in head and ears, and coughing sound like a sinus and/or middle ear infection. The other possibility is environmental allergies to something unr sensitive to. The rash on the neck? Not usually part of above possibilities. May be a separate problem, possibly even a skin allergy to a contactant. If throat is sore or fever, worrisome. See you pcp. ...Read more

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Have congestion an runny nose head feels really heavy.?

Have congestion an runny nose  head feels really heavy.?

Common cold: Sounds like you have the common symptoms of a cold. These are viral in nature and should go away on their own in a few days. ...Read more

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Stiff neck prob from pillows fever nasal drip after head hit no knock out possible meningitis ? Got the vaccine awhile ago

Stiff neck prob from pillows fever nasal drip after head hit no knock out possible meningitis ? Got the vaccine awhile ago

Meningitis: Not likely. A blow to the head that would cause a cerebrospinal fluid leak and meningitis would cause a loss of consciousness. Sinusitis is the most likely cause for the fever and nasal drip. See an ear nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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What causes eye swelling after nose blowing?

What causes eye swelling after nose blowing?

Sinus defect: This problem usually means there is a connection with the nasopharnyx ( back of the nose) and the orbit. It may be due to trauma, sinus surgery or sinus infection or an infection of the tear sack (dacryocystitis). Your ENT doctor can help you with this problem. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain, bad cough. A sore throat last week and back and head aches with stuffy nose. Bloody nose this morning. I'm menstruating too.

Upper abdominal pain, bad cough. A sore throat last week and back and head aches with stuffy nose. Bloody nose this morning. I'm menstruating too.

Uri: Sounds like a viral syndrome or flu virus with muscle aches, pains and sore throat. Fever is common with many viruses. Give the symptoms time to improve. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain and fever. Drink plenty of fluids. Get your rest and if symptoms last more than a week, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Got hit the nose 2 days ago. No blood brushing swelling. Dull headache around eye and nose still sore. Broken?

Got hit the nose 2 days ago. No blood brushing swelling. Dull headache around eye and nose still sore. Broken?

Unlikely: Unlikely to have a broken nose in the absence of swelling and bruising. A visit to your doctor and an xray can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Blocked left ear for 12 months very painful, sneezing runny nose and dry cough loss of voice ,sore throat , throat closes over at times no fever ?

Blocked left ear for 12 months very painful, sneezing runny nose and dry cough loss of voice ,sore throat , throat closes over at times no fever ?

ENT: It sounds like allergic symptoms with chronic sinusitis. However, it is too long to have theses symptoms without treatment. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?

Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?

Lubricate: Use a dab of vaseline or Aquaphor or KY jelly twice a day inside your nose. You can use Afrin [the generic oxymetazoline is same] for a few days, not more than a few. You can also snuff some water [usually salted water] up your nose and suck it in to clear out mucous. ...Read more

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Headache, sinus pain, blood when sneeze or blowing nose. Sinusitis?

Headache, sinus pain, blood when sneeze or blowing nose. Sinusitis?

Sinusitis: It sounds as if there may be sinusitis present, but best to undergo an exam by an ENT doctor and have this assessed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cough congestion stuffed nose and head No fever?

Cough congestion stuffed nose and head
No fever?

Viral: Most likely a viral infection. Use nasal saline spray and a netti pot or nasal irrigation system and stay hydrated! ...Read more

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Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?

Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?

Unlikely: depends on what you mean by sinusitis. Minor trauma is not likely to result in a CSF leak. If you have one-sided nasal drainage which is clear and salty tasting I recommend you see your doctor. There is a lab test for CSF fluid from the nose (beta-2-transferrin test) which is very accurate. ...Read more

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Almost-constant nose blockage after raking leaves. Hay fever?

Almost-constant nose blockage after raking leaves. Hay fever?

Probably: Raking leaves releases mold spores and other allergens into the air. Using an antihistamine before and wearing a mask may help. If not helpful than a prescription nose spray would be a better option. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more