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can a sinus infection cause a nose bleed

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
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
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Rhino=sinusitis does: Nose bleeds by themselves do not necessarily affect asthma. Nose bleeds may also be the result of hypertension. However, nasal allergy and sinusitis h ... 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. Guy Farmer
29 years experience General Surgery
ENT: The blood vessels in the nose are very superficial. Sometimes the ENT doctor will have to treat these blood vessels to stop this.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Acute rhinitis : Sinuses are cavities in your skull. A blocked or runny nose is usually caused by an infection infection or inflammation of the nasal conchae or turbin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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