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blood in mouth after picking nose

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds pretty normal: This is common to simple nasal irritation from dusts or allergens. Nose picking will often result in damage to the tiny capillaries in the nasal memb ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It : It is difficult to ascertain exactly what is being asked. If you are referring to epistaxis (nose bleed) - the blood can flow both out the nares (side ... Read More
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
25 years experience Pediatrics
Nosebleeds : Nosebleeds can be one sided, and the blood can drain down your throat and get swallowed. If you cough, the blood can get into your mouth. If this con ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Probably from dried out or irritated lining of nasal or sinus passages.
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Blood: sometimes its just from dry climate or not drinking enough water but I would see and ENT to have a good look in that area
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Blood in nasal mucous is usually from small blood vessels in the nose that are irritated. This can be from allergies or dryness. If there is ever a lo ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: There can be several reasons for blood in the nose or throat- from a simple nose bleed to a serious problem. Please see your doctor to find out what t ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Myriad causes: There are so many possible causes: infection, trauma, bleeding disorders. Have you had nosebleeds? Have you been exposed to tuberculosis? Are there ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peculiar: This requires an exam to help sort out the issue.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD: Not normal. Blood could be coming from a number of places. See MD soon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Quite the contrary: You should not tilt your head back, since you could choke on the blood. But you don't have to let it bleed, either. Pinch your nose, right at the midd ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not typically: I would see your ENT and have them take a look at the very back of your nose ( nasopharynx) and the very back of your tongue to your voice box.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sinus infection?: See a primary care doctor for dx. It sounds like a sinus infection, but have a real exam and get treatment so it doesn't cause further problems or dis ... Read More

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