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what is causing my nose to bleed often

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
List: Fingers! irritation, dryness, infection, malignancies hypertension bleeding disorder.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Many reasons: Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose pic ... Read More
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Nose bleed: Bleeding from nose could be due to infection, injury, bleeding disorder, congestion of nose due to allergies like hay fever etc. Good idea to see doct ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Nose bleeds can be spontaneous if the nasal passages are too dry. Nose bleeds can occur from nose picking, trauma from probing into the nose and dire ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Nose-picking/rubbing: Their finger nails are thin and razor-sharp. When the inside of nose is itchy/dry, picking the inside of nose and/or rubbing it hard can cause bleedi ... Read More
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Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Nose picking: Nose picking is the most common reason for bloody noses. Allergies can also contribute, if the nasal turbinates are swollen. Dry air also is contri ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: In the absence of high blood pressure, diabetes or vascular disease involving the nose, probably the most common drugs that may lead to frequent nose ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several causes: There are several causes for nosebleeds. Some are local such as nasal irritation or polyps. Some are related to systemic diseases such as hypertension ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Dry air: Dry air may affect the lining of the nose over a plexus of blood vessels, called Little's area. This is usual site of nose bleeds.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Nose bleeds: You may have a cold and the mucus eroded the small blood vessels in your nose, or you may have high blood pressure, or possibly you picked your nose d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple reasons: If you are having these symptoms, then get evaluated by your physician asap.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nosebleeds: Nosebleeds can be from dryness, local trauma (picking), certain medications, but most commonly a distinct cause may not be found.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal / common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake wit ... Read More
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