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1 Year Old Nose Bleed
Multiple reasons: Allergies, Infection, Intra nasal spray use, nose picking can be some of the 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: See a doctor to see what is going on inside the nose. ...Read more
Bleeding disorder?: I would like to get a thorough history: has this been happening for many years or is it recent? The most common cause is taking an anticoagulant, like aspirin, or vitamin e, garlic, Ibuprofen etc. Would also probably get a platelet count. Usually it's nothing major, but it should get checked out. ...Read more
Maybe: Young babies can have allergic nasal inflamation (rhinitis) with constant runny nose. A 6 month old can also have multiple cold during the winter and have an almost constant runny nose from fall to spring. Speak with your pediatrician about the appropriate dose of an antihistamine to use for your baby. If control is inadequate consult an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
EPISTAXIS: Unless associated with any other problems, nose bleeding is caused by irritation of the blood vessels( littles area) inside the nose by dryness, congestion or picking the nose. If not controlled by pressure (pinching) active bleeders can be cauterized with agno3. ...Read more
Several things: Usually air dryness in your home.Rarelt related to nasa allergies, but very hard to prove at that age.Also if your 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: If your son has had multiple infections of his lungs in the last one year, he requires additional evaluation. Environmental smoke and pollution, the presence of allergies/asthma can be associated w chronic respiratory infections. In addition, reflux and aspiration, retained foreign body and immune defects are other causes to consider. Cystic fibrosis is less common in asia, but possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a pediatrician: And do this immediately. In the alternative take your baby to an er in a facility that has a pediatric department. Hopefully this will prove to be a minor problem, but coughing up blood is so abnormal that you want to be sure that nothing serious is in progress and only a professional can tell. Please go asap and i hope everything turns out well. ...Read more
My son had his nose cauterized 2 years ago. The past two days he has had about a dozen severe nose bleeds. Does cauterization stop working?
Did its job: Cauterization is not forever it is for today & maybe this week.The nasal membranes re-establish the tiny capillary network within days/weeks to add moisture to the air we breathe so our lungs don't get too dried out by dry air.Your kid has issues with irritants or allergies that should be addressed long term.For now, get in and stop the bleeding for today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely to happen: Most 15 yo are near the end of their linear growth and can expect about 2 more inches. If they entered puberty later than their friends, they may finish later, but most are done at 17.An xray of the wrist and hand can show if more growth is likely by showing open growth centers. ...Read more
Usually irritants : Nose bleeds in infants is usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes, etc.All lead to irritation & occasionally infection.This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel & reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a 32 weeker. He bleed from his brain at 2 wks now he is 1 year old 1 week ago diagnosed hydrocephlus & now have a shunt Can he stop needing it?
Yes and no: The shunt does a specific job in removing fluid made in the brains center that is in excess of its ability to absorb /dispose of.At some point, the kid may grow out of the need, but shunts are rarely removed unless they need to be replaced. Over time the tube can become embedded in brain tissue and removal could cause more harm than leaving it alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer