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what causes nose bleeds in the elderly

A female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Nose bleeding: the most common reason is trauma. Other reasons are allergies causing dryness in you nose, making it is for bleeding. Using humfier and applying neosp ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: There are many causes, ANd I suggest you go to the ER now!
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Noses bleed sometime: 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 female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nosebleeds: One way to avoid nose bleeds is to use nasal saline, a sterile salt water solution, frequently. It keeps the mucous membranes in the nose moistened an ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Anatomical defect: probably a superficial blood vessel close to surface of air passage way in the nasal mucosa. Less likely some bleeding defect in the bloodstream. He s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor: The watery eyes may or may not be associated with the bleeding, or may be due to congestion from the nose bleed. Recurrent nose bleeds and bleeding gu ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
15 years experience Ophthalmology
See MD ASAP: Coughing up blood and bloody tears is never normal, you should see an ENT sinus surgeon immediately for exam ; ct scan. It sounds like a problem in yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 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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