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why is there blood when I blow my nose

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few causes: Most likely a fragile blood vessel. See an ENT doc to make sure nothing seriousl

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT check: The nasal mucosa is a very vascular structure and blowing too hard may rupture a small blood vessel. Such bleeding can usually be treated by taking a ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes : Blood reflects capillary fragility and inflammation is the most common cause for bleeding. It may have to do with cold weather and or/cancer, which wo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Common.: Cold viruses cause inflammation and fragility of vessels in your upper airway. Small streaks of blood in mucus are frequently seen in upper respirato ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Epistaxis: A small amount of blood when you blow your nose is common, often from the irritation of sinusitis or an upper respiratory infection. It can be bleedin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely infection: This may be allergies or a simple sinus infection.An exam and or testing can sort this out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Postpartum: I doubt that this is related. I would have expected the nose and ear proble to have occured at the time of delivery or shortly there after, but not 6 ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
See doc if long time: might be simply the time of yr and the lower humidity, which can cause dry lining of your nostrils and throat, precipitated by a bad cold. If this con ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need diagnosis: Brown phlegm is probably not from the oral cavity or from the gums. Obviously, you need a proper diagnosis. Although you say there is no nasal bleed ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Nose bleeds especially after blowing are very common, especially in winter months. As long as you are not pouring blood, don't worry. I would put a l ... Read More
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