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Any connection between type i diabetes and nosebleeds?

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Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: As far as my knowledge serves there is no connection with nose bleeds and diabetes both type 1 or 2.
Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama
Sleep Medicine 32 years experience
No connection but if Diabetes has other conditions like Hypertension, sleep apnea, using CPAP with nasal dryness , medication side effects, or getting nasal dryness from low humidity or heating system etc then may occur.
Mar 22, 2012
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sunanswered
Cardiology 16 years experience
Not very clear: Nosebleeds is a symptom that always related blood diseases, and diabetes can cause damage to the body's blood vessels which can lead to frequent nosebleeds.

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