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A 19-year-old male asked:

When i sneeze my right nostril starts bleeding. this happens frequently. could an std or hiv cause this? what is this?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unlikely: This is not an uncommon occurrence among people suffering from allergic rhinitis. Talk to your doctor to get the nasal condition treated and to find out if there is a bleeding point on the nasal septum which can be cauterized.

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Last updated Sep 21, 2015

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