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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is it normal at 5wks pregnant to get bloody noses?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Common, not normal.: Epistaxis is a common pregnancy complaint that increases the risk of hemorrhage at delivery. It is never normal to be bleeding - your obstetrician should evaluate you for topical or systemic causes for epistaxis (e.g. Platelet dysfunction, nasal allergies/polyps).
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