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Why does my nose bleed when I cough

A male asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No worries: Colds can cause nosebleeds. If it gets worse, i.e. if the nosebleed increases in amount, go to the ER. Please do not pick your nose or blow too hard.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Hard to say: This could just be a simple virus, or the sign of something more serious. You should take your child to the doctor very soon.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Sounds "viral": Your 5 year old if otherwise healthy & without chronic medical issues sounds like he has a "viral" illness/flu like illness that is causing all of you... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Cough for 5 weeks is too long to without seeing a doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Need more info: This sounds as if it has the potential to be quite severe and warrants a full evaluation by a physician. Suggest you write down all symptoms, their t... Read More
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 40 years experience
Cardiopulmonary: Your symptoms are ominous at any age & warrant prompt assessment :causes range from infection to heart failure etc:all readily treatable
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Get checked: You need to have a check up. This could be nothing more than allergies and dry airways. Nosebleeds are common with the dry air of winter. However, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Probably not.: Bloody noses are common in children have allergies. Your child may have allergic rhinitis as well as his reactive airway disease. You don't mention yo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Rinse throat: You may have some blood clots in the back of your nose. Try to rinse it out with water or saline. Another possibility is that you are still bleedin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
Pediatrics 29 years experience
May be related: If she had the nose bleed before she coughed then the blood could have come from the nosebleed. If she has no lung problems, no fever and no other med... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
May need surgery: You may have hypertrphic tubinates that bleed at times. Need to see a specialist. Plastic surgeon or ENT doctor.