A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it unusual a child to just start getting nosebleeds?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Normal vs common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake with a bloody pillow after rubbing their nose into it during sleep & having a bleed. Nasal saline wash or jells and humidified air help reduce the frequency.Avoidance of irritants is the primary method of avoidance.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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