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does a nosebleed ever indicate a serious problem

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Occasional nose bleed is nothing to be concerned about. If it occurs too frequently for your comfort, see and ENT doctor who may cauterize the area re ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
More history: How many? How long? What worked? What diagnosis before? If anterior-pinching May work!! If posterior may need pack or balloon pack and cautery? ENT is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Nosebleeds can also come from very high blood pressure or an eroded blood vessel in the nasal passage.....Get to your doctor and get checked out soon!
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Recurrent nose bleed: If your husband has been getting frequent nose bleeds he would benefit from an examination of the front and back of his nose to see if there is an ana ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Syncope: Difficult to be sure what but child may have passed out from fear seeing the blood, and dreamed about the death. Children can believe dreams are real. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Saline spray: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. Often it is because the nose dries out, o using saline spray helps. In children, 90% of nosebleeds occur in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See an MD: Nose bleeds are usually not due to bleeding problems but local issues, e.G, dryness. You may try putting a little emollient in the external nares, be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
If : If the bleeding is due to chronic turbulent nasal airflow functional nose surgery (septoplasty and /or rhinoplasty) may help with bleeding. A more c ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Need evaluation: People perform at their best when healthy, getting adequate restorative sleep, balanced nutrition & working in a comforting setting. The symptoms ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Heavy, frequent nose bleeds should be looked into. You may wish to consult an ear nose and throat specialist.

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