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is a cool mist or warm mist humidifier better for nose bleeds

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Either or both.: There is better or worse machine here. Choice is based on purpose, room size, noise level acceptability, ease of operation and price. Larger rooms may ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Cool: Humidifiers never mist, but rely on a fan pushing air through a wick to saturate the air with water. Misters are vaporizers & do so with steam (ch ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Which one: One is not better than the other. The way I would tackle it is I would just buy the one that has the best reviews from customers. Simple efficient ans ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Either: Humidified air either way is fine.
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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Humidification: is the goal, and both methods will achieve this. Warm or cool mist is generally a matter of preference and availability. Scald injuries are an issue ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Nosebleeds: Cold humidification can sometimes constrict blood vessels and stop bleeding, like applying an ice pack. Nosebleeds can be caused by a blood vessel tha ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Nosebleeds: One of the most common causes of nosebleed is poking at your nostril. Apply firm pressure to stop bleeding, with or without a plug of facial tissue. ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Nose bleeds: If they persist or get heavier you need to see a physician as he may need it cauterized
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Nosebleeds: It could b=due to allergic rhinitis, meds you use for allergic rhinitis or some thing else. If its been going on for some time, you should have ENT ev ... Read More
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Nose Bleed: It could be caused by dryness of the nose, even if you are using a dehumidifier It might also be secondary to clotting problem or other systemic probl ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need investigation: You need work up from BP to for any blood problem, irritation due to cpap.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Sounds like: You have 2 viable options courtesy of your ENT already.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal / common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake wit ... Read More
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