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Anemia And Nose Bleed
Bleeding gums due to cirrhosis, would they bleed a lot and persistently? Or could cirrhosis cause very light gum bleeds with small traces in spit?
I puzzle why you: Have serious issues but ask here first for a conclusion. Nose bleeds can be nothing but nose picking trauma, to low platelet counts, to high blood pressure. Headaches can be noting to high blood pressure. The two together could mean a blood forming element disorder. You need to see a doctor and get a few tests and that might answer or eliminate some things. Cannot diagnose/rule out a tumor. ...Read more
Go to ER: Sounds substantially wrong, and needs evaluation in the emergency department. ...Read more
Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds? If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?
You need: To see a doctor for blood work asap..Please follow up with me ...Read more
See a doctor: This could be serious. See a doctor and get this looked at, quickly. ...Read more
Maybe: Esophageal bleeding could theoretically come out the mouth or the nose, which could look like a nose bleed. Depending on the cause of the esophageal bleeding (ie a bleeding disorder?), that could predispose you to nose bleeds. Esophageal bleeding is generally something that needs medical attention though so please discuss with your doctor if you aren't already. ...Read more
Nose bleeding: If you can't stop the bleeding by pinching both sides of the lower portion of your nose continuously for 5 minutes without letting up, then you should go to the hospital emergency room where your blood pressure will be checked and your nose will either be cauterized or packed to control the bleeding. ...Read more
Periods don't cause.: Generally, getting a nosebleed is about having an irritation inside the nasal cavities, where the blood supply is rich. During your period, hormone levels rise, which contribute to dilation of veins. The same dilation of veins in your nose may contribute, if an irritation causes a sore / crust / scab in the mucous membranes lining your nose. See an ENT to get to the bottom of the problem. ...Read more
Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?
Occasional nose bleeds, coughing up blood, blood in stool, light headed, and ringing of the ears. Also gasping air at night. What could cause this?
Workup/mgt: There are several possible conditions that can be associated with your history. Sometimes there can be a problem with clotting, blood in the stool can be from an upper or lower tract bleed, hypertension may be associated with bleeding as well. A CBC diff, plts, coagulation studies are recommended as part of the work up. Eating green leafy vegetables provides a source of vitamin K. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saline, emollients: Rebuild your nasal mucosa with regular use of saline spray and/or irrigation, application of ointments such as vaseline or neosproin/bacitracin, and avoiding trauma to the nose (picking, blowing, etc.) if persists, then see your doc for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes popped blood vessels in the nose? Could me being vegetarian cause the two nose bleeds i had?
I believe: ....In my humble opinion there is no correlation between vein in the nose, bleeding and being a vegetarian. Check your BP and see an ENT specialist who will cauterize the bleeding points. In case you bleed plug up the nostrils with gauze or cotton and apply pressure from outside with two fingers. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Some thoughts...: Nosebleeds can be due to many things that cause one of the little veins on the inside of a nose (usually the middle septum) to crack and leak temporarily. Heavy breathing in sports, hot or cold air, allergies, nose-picking, colds, constipation straining, etc..., are some causes of nosebleeds. She who bleeds "too often" or "too long" can have her blood checked to see if her blood clots too slowly. ...Read more
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
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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