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i pulled a bloody string out of my nose

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thin skin off nose: Greetings. This very thin skin layer that you peeled off your nose most probably is an epithelial layer that was made from dead skin cells. There is n ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
What's the ?: I didn't figure out your concern based on your description.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Teller
43 years experience Anesthesiology
ENT: You may have sinusitis. Try a saline nose spray to soften and possibly clear the mucus. See an ENT specialist or you PMD
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Simple answer is dry mucus membrane. Would start with saline mist used multiple times throughout the day and make sure of adequate oral hydration. I ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably: Bleeding from the mucous membrane of the septum between the nostrils. You may benefit by taking a cue tip and gently painting a little vaseline on the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: if your bleeding is normal and you're not having pain, I would not be concerned.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Might 2 Mirena (levonorgestrel): It sounds like the Mirena (levonorgestrel) may have become dislodged from the uterus. Hold on to the white hard thing and call your physician who pl ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
If not painful: Quite likely a hemorrhoid.
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Are you sleepy: My first question did you loose consciousness . My second question ,did you hit your nose while hitting your head. Nose bleed is not associated with a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose: You need to check this out with an ENT and your neurologist to make sure its not cerebrospinal fluid, especially if you dont have a cold or allergies
A male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Blowing too hard: You may be blowing your nose too hard or using rough material to blow your nose and caused some local trauma. If the bleeding persists, see your docto ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Snotty nose: You may have a sinus problem or you vould a nasal obstruction like a nasal polyp which is obstructing your breathing.
A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Question ?: If you are asking if a maxillary tooth or teeth can be painful as a result of your sinusitis, then the answer is yes. They may also be separate issues ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You : You could have a viral infection affecting your nose or sinuses leading to the yellow liquid. It might not be related to your nose bleeds.
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ear wax black: M of unknown age or medical history. I was cleaning out my ears and when I pulled out the Q-tip there was a black substance it was like earwax accept ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD visit: Go see a GYN MD or go to the ER is you are afraid to pull out the item.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Could: be related to ingrown hair, cyst, milia.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Mucous: Probably dried blood in your mucous. If your green mucous doesn't clear up in a few days you may want to talk to a health care provider or one of us ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: This is such an extreme situation that i doubt that any of us here on healthtap even know where to start. Please get to your gynecologist's or to some ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mucus: Hello, it seems that you have cold like symptoms. Otc medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) and Mucinex may be just the right thing. If symptoms per ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible Allergies: Could be allergies or it could be an anatomic problem with your sinuses and development. I would see both an allergist for allergy testing as well as ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Determine Cause: This sounds like a sinus issue. Acute or chronic, depending on time of onset and duration. Causes range from bacterial infection (often accompanied by ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus: This appears to be mucus plugs which may be due to excessively dry conditions like too much air conditioning. A sinus infection is less likely a cause ... Read More

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