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Are Frequent Nose Bleeds A Sign Of Leukemic Cancer
Usually not: Most nose bleeds occur from a network of blood vessels near the tip of the nose, little's area. Most of the time it is due to rupture of one the vessels in the network due to dryness, minor trauma or inflammation. Leukemia can cause nose bleed, but that would not be high on my list if an otherwise health person has nose bleed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some women experience nose and gum bleeding during pregnancy. Keeping well hydrated, especially with orange juice or foods high in Vitamin C, may help to strengthen your capillaries (tiny blood vessels) and reduce this bleeding. You may also consider using a humidifier to help reduce nasal congestion. Gently brushing with a soft toothbrush ...Read more
My friend gets random nose bleeds and coughs up blood randomly as well is that a sign of some kind of cancer?
Nose bleeds: I'm going to resume that your 'friend' is near to your age. Even if they are twice as old I would think cancer is NOT the most likely diagnosis. The most benign possibility is friable nasal tissue that bleeds chronically (and he could cough that as well). More seriously, they may have abnormal blood coagulation for many reasons. See a doc for evaluation. ...Read more
8 yr kid - bad allergies , I gave her Flonase. Had a nosebleed. Stopped it , had another bleed a few days later .Are nosebleeds sign of cancer?
Unlikely: To be clear, yes, nosebleeds are a potential sign of cancer, but rare in a child that age and with other more likely cause. Flonase can easily dry out the lining of the nasal passages - this is a common side effect. Allergies can also do this. It is important to keep the nasal passages moist. Many have swabbed Vaseline in the nasal passages with a Q-tip or used nasal saline with great results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has stage3 nsc lung cancer and recently started having nose bleeds. What could be the cause?
Last 2 months I have been getting lots of nose bleeds. I use cpap with humidifier and run a personal humidifier. Is there a concern 4 cancer or othe?
My friend has stomach pains, nose bleeds, coughing up blood, fainting, bruises and small lumps on her chest. Can this be lung/breast Cancer?
I'm experiencing continuous nose bleeds for the past 3 days, i bleed at least 3 times a day, what's going on? Should i be worried?
If i just got a little angry my nose bleeds a lot , it can bleed for hours with none stop ...How can I deal with that?
Common: Epistaxis is common in everyone. 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification of the air, and nasal moisturizing with a variety of otc nasal saline gels or mist spray. It's not a major health hazard, but should see md. ...Read more
Someone i know is having a nose bleed for about 20 minutes and he gets these nose bleeds randomly for about 4 days now & can he do anything for this ?
Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break ...Read more
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