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A 29-year-old male asked:

I have a cold and my nose is getting congested by mucus. when i clean the mucus there is blood in it from the right nostril. please help. ?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Nasal bleeding: You need to be seen by a doctor, preferably an ENT expert and examined to determine the source of the bleeding and then suggest a means by which it can be stopped. This is probably just erosion of tissue by chronic inflammation, but may require cauterization.

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