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What are things that could start happening if I were to have anemia? Nose bleeds possibly, fatigue? Etc. I suspect but don't know..

What are things that could start happening if I were to have anemia? Nose bleeds possibly, fatigue? Etc. I suspect but don't know..

Why: First of all why do you think you are anemic? This is a diagnosis You need to describe your symptoms not search for them bust be honest and straightforward and state how you feel ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


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Does anemia causes nose bleeding? Yes or no?

Does anemia causes nose bleeding? Yes or no?

Possibly: Depending on the cause of anemia, there can be associations with mucous membrane irritation leading to increased mucosal oozing or bleeding. Folate, (folic acid) b12, thiamine and even iron deficiencies can be associated with mucous membrane inflammation irritation and oozing from those surfaces. ...Read more

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Why does a nose bleed?

Why does a nose bleed?

Irritation anatomy: There are very large superficial vessels in the front of everyone's nose. These vessels are easily opened by local trauma. Picking, dryness, infection, rubbing, tissues can all cause irritation and ultimately bleeding. It's always worse in the cold and dry air of winter. People with anatomic abnormalities of the nose such as septal deviation have worse bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Nose bleed, what to do?

Nose bleed, what to do?

Nosebleed: First, if the bleeding is still going on, hold pressure at the tip of the nose by squeezing the nostrils closed. You might have to hold pressure for 5-10 minutes before you blood forms a clot. If that doesn't work, you should really be seen in the emergency department. If it's an intermittent bleed, keep the inside of your nose moist with saline and vaseline. Still a problem, see an ent. ...Read more

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How to stop a nose bleed?

How to stop a nose bleed?

Pressure: To stop a nosebleed you have to squeeze the soft part of the nose firmly for 5-10 minutes. Afterwards apply ocean gel to the nares every hour or two for the next several hours. ...Read more

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What cause a nose bleed?

What cause a nose bleed?

Many things: Nose bleeds can be spontaneous if the nasal passages are too dry. Nose bleeds can occur from nose picking, trauma from probing into the nose and direct trauma. Less common causes are in relationship to the menstrual cycle, and sometimes due to uncommon nasal tumors such as polyps. If you have these recurrently, then you should see an ENT doctor for a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How should I stop a nose bleed?

How should I stop a nose bleed?

Pressure & patience: Pinch all the soft parts of the nose, apply steady pressure for 10 minutes and apply ice to nose and cheeks. ...Read more

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What causes a nose bleed in a child?

What causes a nose bleed in a child?

Nose-picking/rubbing: Their finger nails are thin and razor-sharp. When the inside of nose is itchy/dry, picking the inside of nose and/or rubbing it hard can cause bleeding. It is very common. If bleeding stops quickly, I would not worry. Just make sure that the nose is kept nosturized in dry/cold weather and treat allergies/cold symptoms to minimize itching, thus picking/rubbing. If worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How come my nose bleed when I pick it?

How come my nose bleed when I pick it?

Nose bleed: Picking one’s nose can traumatize the lining of the nose if it is done too forcefully or if the finger is poked too far back. Finger nails can scratch the tissues. Nose picking can also knock off a clot / scab that is already present. ...Read more

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What are the causes of people to nose bleed randomly?

What are the causes of people to nose bleed randomly?

Several causes: There are several causes for nosebleeds. Some are local such as nasal irritation or polyps. Some are related to systemic diseases such as hypertension, cardiac disease and clotting abnormalities. ...Read more

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Nose bleed 3x in the last week with sore head?

Nose bleed 3x in the last week with sore head?

Unclear what would: Causing such frequent nosebleeds. See your doctor who may be able to identify meds you are taking such as blood thinners that may be making them worse ...Read more

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Can u vomit hard enough to cause a nose bleed?

Can u vomit hard enough to cause a nose bleed?

Yes: Vomiting raises blood pressure transiently in the nasal blood vessels which can then be more likely to bleed. If bleeding happens often you should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Possibly: You may be inducing vitamin b1 deficiency that makes the nasal capillaries fragile. ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for nose bleed?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for nose bleed?

Trip to doctor: I think all visits to doctor are worth it. Besides making a diagnosis and being reassured it is an oportunity to find more about what is going on. Sometimes what appears to be simple hides something serious. ...Read more

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Why do I get a small nose bleed every time I cry?

Why do I get a small nose bleed every time I cry?

Blood pressure: Your blood pressure goes up when you cry - puts you at greater risk for a nose bleed, especially when you have some superficial vessels that are exposed. This would likely be very easy to treat with cauterization (silver nitrate). ...Read more

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How to stop a nose bleed -- put tissue under top lip?

How to stop a nose bleed -- put tissue under top lip?

Tilt head forward: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops.

Here is a video with more info for you
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a nose bleed while sleeping?

What will happen if you have a nose bleed while sleeping?

Nocturnal bleeding: You could definately stain the pillow case. Hopefully, the bleeding would spontaneously stop or you would wake up to attend to it. Otherwise, you would face the blood loss from the bleed. ...Read more

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What can I do for my nose bleed without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my nose bleed without going to a doctor?

Watch this: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops.

Here is a video with more info for you
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=dp_i-gja7ui

if things aren't better in a few weeks or if you have easy bruising or bleeding gums call your doctor. ...Read more

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When I take aspirin my nose bleed what could be the cause?

When I take aspirin my nose bleed what could be the cause?

Abnormal platelets: Aspirin effects the ability of platelets to function as the "glue to an initial event, trauma to nose. Discontinuing the Aspirin may help. ...Read more

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What's causes a light pink nose bleed during a cold or flu?

Nose bleed: Usually it is either the inflamed tissues lining the nose or dehydrated tissues because of use of decongestants. The lining of the nose is riddled with small blood vessels which can bleed when dried out. Try using a saline nasal spray with a neti-pot (readily available otc). ...Read more

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Is it possible for low barometric pressure to cause a nose bleed?

Yes: Rapid drop in barometric pressure is associated with a slightly higher incidence of nosebleeds, although the more important factor is the dryness of the air. Low relative humidity definitely increases the chances of having a nosebleed. The first things to try in cases of recurring nosebleeds involve moisturizing the nose: saline nasal spray, moisturizing nasal gel, a humidifier, etc. ...Read more

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I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read more

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What to do if I just had a nose bleed after sneezing a few times, should I be concerned?

Not usually: A combination of nasal irritation by whatever is causing the sneezing and the sudden increase in blood pressure can cause nasal bleeding. As long as it is infrequent, without major blood loss, and no other nasal symptoms such as congestion then can probably safely observe. ...Read more

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Had an GI endoscopy yesterday. Feel fine, but had a nose bleed today. Should I be worried?

Had an GI endoscopy yesterday. Feel fine, but had a nose bleed today. Should I be worried?

Probably fine: When you had the endoscopy did the GI doctor go through the mouth or the nose. If the nose, it easily could have bleeding after. If you were under anesthetic (regardless of which orifice they used), suctioning of nasal secretions by the anesthesia doctor could also lead to some bleeding. Avoid picking the nose, use some nasal saline gel (like ayr gel) and if not better by next week call your md. ...Read more

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Nose bleed- I have been having nose bleed for the past 4 day. Do you think I should see a doctor?

Nose bleed- I have been having nose bleed for the past 4 day. Do you think I should see a doctor?

Nose bleeds: Most commonly nose bleeds are of benign nature especially when associated with nasal congestion and sinus pressure symptoms. Sometimes there are other reasons associated with bleeding disorders, especially when you have bleeding in other areas or easy bruising. Try to follow up with your pcp if your symptoms don't get better, bleeding is a lot or associated with other bleeding sites in your body. ...Read more

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Has liver problem had very bad nose bleed acts strange and still drinks very heavy is she going to die?

Alcoholism: There are 3 outcomes to alcoholism: 1. Sobriety. 2. Insanity with poor health & 3. Death. She will chose wone of these three outcomes. ...Read more

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My daughter is 7yrs old and has just had a nose bleed in her sleep, is that normal? This is the first time

My daughter is 7yrs old and has just had a nose bleed in her sleep, is that normal? This is the first time

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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I have had a cough and blocked nose for a week now and today I had a nose bleed that really freaked me out?

I have had a cough and blocked nose for a week now and today I had a nose bleed that really freaked me out?

No worries: Colds can cause nosebleeds. If it gets worse, i.e. if the nosebleed increases in amount, go to the ER. Please do not pick your nose or blow too hard. ...Read more

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How come every time I blow my nose blood comes out? This started happening when I got injured and had a nose bleed.

How come every time I blow my nose blood comes out? This started happening when I got injured and had a nose bleed.

You may have: A superficial blood vessel that is easily traumatized by the pressure of blowing. See an ENT to discuss your options. In the meantime, try saline rinses and using less pressure to clear your nasal passages. ...Read more

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10 month old fave fall from bed shorter than her. Red mark and 30 sec nose bleed. Normal activity. Should we be concerned??

10 month old fave fall from bed shorter than her. Red mark and 30 sec nose bleed. Normal activity. Should we be concerned??

Baby Head Trauma: Your 10 month old fell from a bed and now has physical findings that the head received trauma. The associated nose bleed indicates that the impact was enough to injure blood vessels in the nose. Therefore, your infant should be checked out by your doctor as soon as possible to ensure that no other hidden injuries have occurred. ...Read more

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My daughter is 8, she keeps having nose bleeds every night and early mornings. Of late no day goes by without nose bleed. Help?

My daughter is 8, she keeps having nose bleeds every night and early mornings. Of late no day goes by without nose bleed. Help?

? dry nasal cavities: Which is the most common cause for nose bleeds, especially in winter, try to humidify her environment, use saline nasal washes before she goes to sleep, if still happening, better see an ENT specialist, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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My girlfriend started bleeding in her mouth after a nose bleed, it's been 24 hours and it hasn't stopped. Why is this happening?

My girlfriend started bleeding in her mouth after a nose bleed, it's been 24 hours and it hasn't stopped. Why is this happening?

Need ED: You need to go to the ED. Severe bleeding from the nose or posterior bleeding goes to the back of the throat.
They will pack the nose for her. They are generally vessels on the septum, but after all is good will need to be checked by ENT to look in the nose and make sure there is nothing else in there causing the bleed other than the vessels such as lesions. ...Read more

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My husband is suffering from nose bleed since a month. When he wakes up in the morning he finds dry particles of blood in the nose.

My husband is suffering from nose bleed since a month. When he wakes up in the morning he finds dry particles of blood in the nose.

May be from dryness: It can be due to dryness if you have the room heated while asleep without any humidity. You can try room or central humidifier and/or saline (salt water)drops at night time and day time in both nostril.Along with that you may need a decongestant if there is no relief consult your family doctor or an ENT specialist
good luck. ...Read more

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My wife is getting headaches, feeling weak, and has been tired a lot lately. Last night she had a nose bleed, what could be the problem?

My wife is getting headaches, feeling weak, and has been tired a lot lately. Last night she had a nose bleed, what could be the problem?

Blood pressure: Most of the time, high blood pressure does not give any symptoms. Some people may feel some headache or dizziness. Some do get nose bleeds. May feel tired or just "not right". Should get checked to see what may be giving her the problem. ...Read more

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I just started having a nose bleed today. I've only had one in my life after surgery. Is it a problem from my concussion that I got on February 2nd?

I just started having a nose bleed today. I've only had one in my life after surgery. Is it a problem from my concussion that I got on February 2nd?

I doubt it. What was: The surgery 4? Your nose? If it were from a distant concussion, a nose bleed is not a sign of this. If they become recurrent U need 2 C Ur PCP & have it evaluated. ...Read more

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