A 28-year-old female asked:
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Why is my 5m old nose bleeding?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many reasons: The child may have an area of irritation, a dry nose, it may have been scratched, a bleeding problem or a mass. Try nasal saline gently in the nose and if persistent see a pediatric ent.
Answered on Jun 12, 2014
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