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

A 10-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
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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A member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
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
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bleeding disorder?: You got to see a hematologist if his pediatrician says it is not allergy or sinus problem or irritated blood vessels.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
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
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience Pediatrics
Need to se PMD: Most likely it allergies but high blood pressure can do that too.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
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.
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