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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: To be clear, yes, nosebleeds are a potential sign of cancer, but rare in a child that age and with other more likely cause. Flonase can easily dry out ... Read More
Dr. Aimee Barton
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No: If allergies are bad, the nosebleeds are most likely a sign that the mucosa of the nose is dry and irritated. Nasal saline sprays should help. Talk to ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Nosebleeds do occur more often during pregnancy, so don't be alarmed, they are not a sign of labor coming! nosebleeds commonly occur after colds, duri ... Read More
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Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Nosebleeds are more common during pregnancy due to increased congestion in your blood vessels. Nosebleeds can occur at any point during pregnancy and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not aneurysm: You may have a bleeding tendency which your physician could work up, or you may just have a plexus of veins in your nose that an otolaryngologist coul ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Nosebleeds are common and can be a sign of nasopharyngeal cancer. Nasopharyngeal cancer however is rare. If there are concerns, see a doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not likely: Nose bleeds (epistaxis) can be caused by many things including picking (#1), vascular problems, blood problems. Kidney cancer would not be anywhere on ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not typically: This is not a typical presentation of lung cancer.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe?: Nose bleeds can be from a number of reasons. Ususally they are minor and a nuiassance. Usually due to dryness in the nose, allergies, infections or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody mucus: First thought is that it's blood mixed with mucus. Sometimes people can have a little bit of bleeding in back of nose and throat, especially if they' ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Generally No: Nosebleeds are common and have various causes. Determining the cause will help to avoid them in the future. Commonly finger trauma (nose-picking) lead ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Willett
16 years experience Pediatrics
Nose bleeds common: Most of the time nose bleeds in kids are due to dry air +/- nose picking or rubbing, and not letting the fragile skin in the nose heal between insults ... Read More
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