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my nose bleeds when i am swimming

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Common: Epistaxis is common in everyone. 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter causi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nosebleeds: Hello, nosebleeds occur quite commonly and will usually respond to simple pressure by squeezing the front of the nose. Since it is recurring, go see y ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Epistaxis: Nose bleeds are common in children with allergies or on antihistamines for allergies. The inflammation from this hypersensitivity is often worse with ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nose bleeds: A very common cause of recurrent nose bleeds is excessive dryness of the nasal membranes from heating or air conditioning. Adding a humidifier and app ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Runny nose: You may have a viral cold, but an allergy cannot be ruled out
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Nose : Nose bleeds are common and usually easily stopped with firm pressure and head up position. If they are frequent, you may need to consult your ent.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear infection: It is possible to spread a sinus infection or even a cold to your ears. I would try to avoid forceful nose blowing, and if the ear pain persists, i w ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Don't blow!: You are probably forcing air into the sinuses or increasing the blood pressure that distended the blood vessels inside the skull both of which can cau ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Blowing: Your nose increases intranasal pressure that is transmitted through tubes, causing your tympanic membrane to pop.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: For small nose bleeds, gently blow your nose and then pinch your nose , low, just behind the nasal tip for 10 minutes. If you've had recurrent bleeds ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
The quality of snot: What this is just dried, very thin, normal mucous that forms a flattened layer over your mucous membranes. This tends to happen when the drainage is v ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus infection?: Try using some saline sprays or gel . If this does not help, see your doctor since you may well be having a sinus infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Resubmit: Your question makes no sense. Please resubmit it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
NOSE: Can be septal perforation, allergy or other causes. Nasal injury leading to septal hematoma is one of the common causes of perforation. You need to be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not sure: Not sure about your question. Please ask again.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Epistaxis: When you are lying flat, more blood is sent to your nasal cavity due to gravity and hence night time nasal congestion and epistaxis are both common. I ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
See surgeon: You should see the surgeon who performed the rhinoplasy. 7 weeks is still in the post-op period. Good luck.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nose : Try a vaporizer at night to help keep your nasal secretion from drying and thickening.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
It has no capillarie: It is not attached to your body receiving blood flow to keep it warm. And air passim through the nostril is cooling it.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Of course not, but: ...you might want to have an ENT examination to determine what's been bleeding so it can be definitely and finally fixed.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Hyperventillation: You are blowing too hard. Gently blow your nose. If you are having much congestion, get a neti-pot. Be sure to drink lots of liquids.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe not: Usually this is related to being around soot, smoke, or dust, but if getting worse would get it checked out.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Avoid blowing nose: This is common. Blowing nose can drop your heart rate and your blood pressure and cuase you to get dizzy. If you must, then sit down and drink a lot ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Gelbart
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eyelid pump: When you rub the corner of your eye you do two things. 1. you irritate the eye causing it to tear a bit more, and 2. you are mechanically pumping the ... Read More
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