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Can a sinus infection cause a nose bleed

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sinuses & Epistaxis.: The inflammation caused by sinus infection, along with the pure violence of constantly blowing your nose, can lead to nosebleeds in the context of a s... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
You: Probably will not bleed enough from a sinus infection to cause light headiness. With sinuses, sometimes balance mechanism in inner ear get involved. B... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Yes : With a sinonasal infection, the mucous membrane of the nose and sinuses is inflamed. It is extremely common to have bloody discharge or even some heav... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Anything that irritates your nasal membranes or causes excess dryness can cause nosebleeds. Colds, sinus infections, allergies, cold dry air, nasal po... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not likely: Dry air in winter often contributes to nose bleeds. If the problem persists, you should see an ENT specialist who may cauterize the area the usually b... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
You need to be seen by an ENT doc. There is no partial or full swelling of lymphnodes as they can be from pea size to a golf ball depending on the con... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Sinus infection: yes it can. You may try saline lovage for nasal toile ting. As your infection resolves, the odor will diminish as well.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Cold Sore: I think it best to go to your doctor and have him/her check this out. If it is a cold sore, there is medication you can take. If it is a bacterial ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes and yes: Congestion of nasal passages can cause noises like wheezes. If you have congestion that affects your ears that too may also cause unusual sounds espe... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Yes it could. It is due to irritation b7y inflammation due to any cause. Pl see ENT