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What causes nose bleed in a one-year-old baby?

What causes nose bleed in a one-year-old baby?

Several things: Usually air dryness in your home. Rarelt related to nasa allergies, but very hard to prove at that age.Also, if you're using nasal suctioning, the trauma often causes nosebleeds. Make sure there is no bleeding or bruising on the skin or from other sources.If so call your pediatrician asap.
Using a humidifier and applying a dab of vaseline in the numbers 2-3 times per day solves the problem. ...Read more

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My 5 year old just woke up with a nose bleed. There was a lot of bright red blood and one long piece of dark blood. The bleed has stopped after 15 min?

My 5 year old just woke up with a nose bleed. There was a lot of bright red blood and one long piece of dark blood. The bleed has stopped after 15 min?

Observation: If the bleeding is not frequent and can be stopped within a few minutes with pinching nose and holding head back, it may just be a result of dryness, allergic changes, or avid nose picking! If you are concerned, see your Pediatrician before running to the ENT doc, answers are usually simpler than you imagine, if bleeding continues or child looks pale, go to the ER or urgent care for more help ...Read more

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My 2.5 year old fell down some wood stairs. No one witnessed it. He has a bump on forehead and nose bleed. Sleepy too but it is his bedtime. Worry?

Head Injury: You do need to be vigilant tonight. Once 24 hours have passed without any worsening then you can breathe a bit easier. If your child is not throwing up and can be aroused from sleep a couple of times tonight then things will be fine. If he begins to vomit this is an emergency. ...Read more

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How do treat a nose bleed for a 9-year-old?

How do treat a nose bleed for a 9-year-old?

Pressure: Apply pressure to nose for at least 5 minutes. Sometime you have to do it for up to an hour (rarely) before going to er. Apply vaseline to nostril at night a once during the day (this prevents dryness). ...Read more

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My 3 year old son just had his first nose bleed what could have caused this?

My 3 year old son just had his first nose bleed what could have caused this?

Normal / 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 and having a bleed. Nasal saline wash or jells and humidified air help reduce the frequency. Avoidance of irritants is the primary method of prevention. ...Read more

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My 10 year old gets relief from year round allergies by using Flonase daily, however it makes her nose bleed. Any way to avoid this?

My 10 year old gets relief from year round allergies by using Flonase daily, however it makes her nose bleed.  Any way to avoid this?

Vaseline, moisture: Try using a small dab of Vaseline in the entrance of each nostril before bedtime every evening. This will help with the dryness and irritation that causes bleeding. ...Read more

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My 7 year old girl had nose bleed 2 weeks ago and last night she had it again. She has slight running nose few days ago. Should I be worried?

My 7 year old girl had nose bleed 2 weeks ago and last night she had it again. She has slight running nose few days ago. Should I be worried?

Humidity : Not sure where u live. Dry weather is the most common cause of bleeding nose apart from nose picking which can lead to bleeding. If this is true, use a humidifier at night in her bedroom. Use saline drops when she goes to bed. If this continues after her runny nose is gone, have he checked out with her pediatrician. Do not let her eat too much chocolate or fried foods or junk food ...Read more

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My 2 year old has had a cold for a few days now. Today he wakes up and starts vomiting and has nose bleed. What do I do?

See doctor : Sounds like it is time for a doctor visit. Ear infections are complications from colds and often require treatment ...Read more

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7 year old daughter with heavy headaches and high fever with nose bleed?

7 year old daughter with heavy headaches and high fever with nose bleed?

Have her checked: She could have a viral illness but, without actual examination, it is very hard to tell. ...Read more

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My 6 year old just had a nose bleed for no reason and quite a lot of bright red blood she has a hole in her hear and di george? Should I go hospital

My 6 year old just had a nose bleed for no reason and quite a lot of bright red blood she has a hole in her hear and di george? Should I go hospital

Did it stop?: Kids get nosebleeds all the time. It always looks like a lot of blood because the nasal passages are very vascular. Dry air makes the superficial vessels more likely to bleed. No reason to go to hospital for this if bleeding stopped regardless of digeorge. If she has symptoms of low calcium that would be a reason to go to the hospital, though shouldn't cause nose bleed. ...Read more

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62 year old aunt is experiencing palpitations. She jus got a nose bleed as well. H/o of htn, dm. Missed her morning medication. Should we rush her to er?

62 year old aunt is experiencing palpitations. She jus got a nose bleed as well. H/o of htn, dm. Missed her morning medication. Should we rush her to er?

Yes: Palpitations should prompt you to go to the er, regardless of the rest of your story. The nosebleed may be a problem or not, as it is common with this time of year. Blood thinners matter, however, and you do not mention those. ...Read more

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8 year old had CT scan for appendix around 2 months ago now she complains with leg and foot pain and she had a real bad nose bleed is this related?

8 year old had CT scan for appendix around 2 months ago now she complains with leg and foot pain and she had a real bad nose bleed is this related?

Unlikely: No relationship between the 3 symptoms/signs but see pediatrician if you remain concerned "everything is a sign of something". ...Read more

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Nose bleed, 5 years old.

Nose bleed, 5 years old.

Multiple reasons: Allergies, Infection, Intra nasal spray use, nose picking can be some reasons that can cause nasal bleeds. Holding the nose for 10 minutes usually helps stop the bleed. Nasal saline drops can be of help to keep nose moisturized. Recurrent bleeds need at least once time evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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I haven't had a nose bleed in over 6 years and I randomly just had one, is this normal or a concern?? Thanks

I haven't had a nose bleed in over 6 years and I randomly just had one, is this normal or a concern?? Thanks

Not a major one: Nosebleeds are common and usually provoked by dryness, allergen or irritant exposure, or physical injury to the nose. While a more serious cause would be unusual, developing new recurrent nosebleeds (not just one!) with no clear cause is a reason to be seen by a doctor. Your doctor would start by looking in the nose and may consider basic lab work based upon findings and described history. ...Read more

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My daughter is three years old and everytime she picks her nose which is often she has a nose bleed?

My daughter is three years old and everytime she picks her nose which is often she has a nose bleed?

Common problem: The skin lining the inside of the nose has many fragile capillaries that can break and leak with trauma. Irritants like dust, fragrances, smoke, eyc. Will also keep them irritated and more susceptible to bleeding. Washing out irritants and adding moisture to the area helps. A saline nasal wash or gel used daily can reduce the frequency of bleeds. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old and I have never had a nose bleed even when I have been punched and my nose was broken it did not bleed I just wondered what it mean?

I am 20 years old and I have never had a nose bleed even when I have been punched and my nose was broken it did not bleed I just wondered what it mean?

Nosebleeds: Not everyone gets nosebleeds. Not every punch leads to a broken nose, thankfully. Some people who get nosebleeds often have a medical condition that leads to them. ...Read more

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My 25 years old son went on a holiday to egypt. He got a persisitent nose bleed and had to go to a hopsital. His platelet count got reduced to 12 and the doctors did a platelet transfusion. Now, he is taking cortisol. Should he bemedically evacuated to uk

My 25 years old son went on a holiday to egypt. He got a persisitent nose bleed and had to go to a hopsital. His platelet count got reduced to 12 and the doctors did a platelet transfusion. Now, he is taking cortisol. Should he bemedically evacuated to uk

Yes, absolutely: He should see a hematologist to complete work up and continue further treatment etc. Itp is one possibility- but also need to make sure one does not overlook something important. ...Read more

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26 years old, female! Had slight blood in the pleghm every morning, mild sore throat and mild nose bleed light smokers 1 pack a week?

26 years old, female! Had slight blood in the pleghm every morning, mild sore throat and mild nose bleed light smokers 1 pack a week?

Phils/stop smoking: We have to have a different consideration for people with some hemoptysis. About 70% of people in the philippines have +ppd so that has to be a consideration. On the other hand the most common cause of blood in the back of the throat in the morning is allergic rhinitis and that should be treated first while work up is being done. Ask your doctor for antihistamine and nasal spray and work up others. ...Read more

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What could be the possible causes of a one off nose bleed?

What could be the possible causes of a one off nose bleed?

Dry air: Dry air may affect the lining of the nose over a plexus of blood vessels, called Little's area. This is usual site of nose bleeds. ...Read more

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My 11 month old just had a nose bleed should u be worried?

My 11 month old just had a nose bleed should u be worried?

Depends: If the bleeding stopped within 5 to 10 min. With minimal interventions such as pressure, there is no need to be concerned. If bleeding is unable to be controlled, then he should be seen. Children frequently have nosebleeds at this time of year when the user heaters and the nasal tissue cries and gets irritated. Frequent use of nasal saline can help this. ...Read more

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My 11month old has started to have a lighlty nose bleed what should I do?

PINCH: Nose bleed are not unusual and usually occur because of vigorous suctioning or wiping or the child picking the nose. Pinch the soft tip of the nose if he/she will let you for a few minutes. Its difficult because they won't like it. Either way it should stop on its own. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had migraines for years now, i just had my first nose bleed ever! What is going on?

What to do if I have had migraines for years now, i just had my first nose bleed ever! What is going on?

May not be related: Many severe or constant headaches (HA) are called 'migraines' but may be another type of HA. To sort this out, I suggest a visit to a doctor who does osteopathic diagnosis & manipulation, prolotherapy or neuroprolotherapy. It's possible to sort out the real cause of HA with precise history & hands-on physical exam. Nosebleed could have several causes incl simply dry nasal membranes. Exam may clarify. ...Read more

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I had a really bad nose bleed with a large clot. Then 2 hours later had another one. Haven't had any more in 48 hours. What could be the cause!

I had a really bad nose bleed with a large clot. Then 2 hours later had another one. Haven't had any more in 48 hours. What could be the cause!

Need more info: The majority of nosebleeds do not require work-up or intervention. You do, however, need to seek professional care if they are frequent, long-lasting, you take blood thinners or you get lightheaded or have chest pain during/after one. During a nosebleed, make sure to pinch the soft part of the nose hard for 10 minutes- no peeking. If you keep bleeding after this, get to an ENT or er. ...Read more

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I get a nose bleed every couple of days light ones should I be worried?

I get a nose bleed every couple of days light ones should I be worried?

No: Most nose bleeds are benign and occur from an area near the opening of the nose. You try putting a small amount of Vaseline or other moisturizer in the nares. Be careful to avoid getting it into you lungs. See this site for more info.

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/nosebleeds-causes-and-treatments ...Read more

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