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does too much sugar cause nosebleeds

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nosebleed : There is no reason that i can think of where increased sugar consumption leads to a bloody nose. Just coincidental, i suspect.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Nose bleeds are common in young children and mostly hereditary. High salt diet may lead to hypertension.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If it is excessive table salt, that would not cause nose bleeds, but may make the child more prone to hypertension. If the "salt" is not usual table s ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Define "excessive" ?: If he just allows/encourages the child to salt their food beyond what you think wise, it is a relatively minor issue. It would not cause symptoms but ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nosebleed: A dose of Advil will unlikely be harmful. However, recurrent nose bleeds should be checked into. Allergies, poly or some type of ulcer possible. If ly ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Prominent vessels: You may have some prominent blood vessels in the very front part of the septum. This region is easy to traumatize with nose picking/blowing nose, etc. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Nosebleeds: Some of the causes of frequent nosebleeds include constant exposure to dry air, consistent use of nasal sprays (for allergies or congestion), recurren ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Variable: Could be recurrent habit i.e. Nose picking , or fragile blood vessels on the mucosa , or could be problems with blood itself ( bleeders) etc. Start by ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
If significant bleed: Anemia occurs with significant bleeding and can cause you to feel run down or tired. Drinking fluids can replace the volume loss and helps if this is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
14 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can...: Any anticoagulation medication can cause nosebleeds. If these are minor and infrequent, it may not be worht the risk of stopping the medication, depe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Some people do experience more nosebleeds with hot baths. Two possible causes: the increase in temperature can dilate the capillaries. This would incr ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
It can!: Studies have shown that, in some cases, patients who experience nosebleeds get them after finding themselves in stressful situations. A 2001 article i ... Read More

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