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A 30-year-old member asked:

hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. i was discharged. since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. what to do ?

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Dr. Vandana Kumra
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Nasal saline: The bleeding is likely from the initial trauma. If there is no active bleeding, just blow gently. Use nasal saline to keep the mucus moving and the nose moist. If the amount of bleeding increases, see an ENT doctor.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. I was discharged. Since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. What do I do?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: ...On where the "lump" is/was. If you were hit in the face over the sinuses (forehead or cheeks) or in the nose, it can be normal. If hit anywhere else, is odd and should go back to er for recheck.

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