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A 40-year-old male asked:

When i clean my nose with saline nasal spray for my allergies i find blood in my mucus. does this need treatment or a visit with a doctor?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Inflammation: Use an antihistamine in conjunction with the nasal saline. Avoid allergic triggers such as dust, mold and pollen. A virtual consultation is available online with healthtap to develop an allergy plan which may be useful for your and your PCP. Gently remove mucus to avoid local irritation and minor bleeding. If the bleeding lasts longer than 5 minutes, please see urgent care or your PCP.

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Last updated Feb 12, 2020

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