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My 17 month old son is having nosebleeds should I be worried

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Look inside the nose: A normal toddler can have occasional, brief nosebleeds. Causes include colds or allergies that cause sniffling and mucous in the nose. Teaching a ch... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Possibly: The nose is covered inside by thin membranes& many capillaries that add moisture to dry air when we breathe. Conditions that irritate the nose, like p... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: This is usually due to dry air - often happens when we turn our heating systems on in the winter / colder months.
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Bodily reactions: He is probably experiencing some physical stress. His body is reacting in a dramatic way. At least 3% of all normal children will experience febrile... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unrelated: Nose bleeds are most often due to nasal irritants and trauma. Removing items that produce fumes, fragrances, dust, etc from the environment helps redu... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Common issue: It is common for kids to wake to a bloody pillow. This comes from the frail capillaries in his nose that break when he rubs his face(nose) into the p... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Bleeding disorder?: You got to see a hematologist if his pediatrician says it is not allergy or sinus problem or irritated blood vessels.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Not usually: Nose bleeds may be anterior or posterior. Anterior are more common in children and can be caused by colds, dry air, allergy, trauma to nose, nose pick... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Bleeding: Bleeding disorders generally manifest themselves with other sources of bleeding besides nosebleeds. This includes bruising, blood from the stool or ur... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Noses can bleed, but: Nosebleeds can be due to many things that cause one of the little veins on the inside of the nose (usually the middle septum) to crack and leak tempor... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Be seen: He needs to see his physician. He probably has an allergy or sinus infection, but he could also have an ulcer or sore in his nose.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
Family Medicine 40 years experience
SpontaneousNosebleed: First, the situation you describe with your young son is NOT normal. He needs to see a pediatric ENT specialist or a general ENT specialist to ensur... Read More

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