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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy increases the blood supply to mucus membranes in your mouth, nose and vagina. Nose bleeds and bleeding gums are common in pregnancy but they are not signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Strangely enough: It could be poor diet that causes both. Eating too many "empty calories" can cause nose bleeds and increased blood pressure, particularly all the sweet stuff. Pregnancy requires a pristine diet. ...Read more

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I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

Yes...: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom which always requires a doctor's evaluation. If you have shortness of breath, you should go to the nearest er now! call your doctor today and let him/her know of this symptom. Possibilities include bronchitis but blood clot in your lungs, especially during pregnancy, is another possiblity. This could be a life-threatening problem. See a doctor today! ...Read more

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I'm in my seventh month of pregnancy and i had many times of bleeding from my nose is that bad thing for me or my baby? And I have allergy

I'm in my seventh month of pregnancy and i had many times of bleeding from my nose is that bad thing for me or my baby? And I have allergy

Nose bleeds: Nose bleeds are fairly common during pregnancy and most of the time are not concerning, assuming you have no issues with clotting. If you have a nose bleed that does not stop with compression, contact your provider. ...Read more

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Repeated nose bleeds. Went 2 doc nothing wrong. Today during nose bleed a large clot of blood came out of nostril. Not mucus. shld I be concerned ?

Repeated nose bleeds. Went 2 doc 
nothing wrong. Today during nose bleed a large clot of blood came out of nostril.  Not mucus. shld I be concerned
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Epistaxis : 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air in the western US, causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification in bedroom, nasal saline sprays & sometimes vaseline in the nose. It's not a major health hazard, but should an ENT doctor who can better evaluate. There may be problems not seen by PCM. ...Read more

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Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vessels in your nasal lining caused by the increase in estrogen coming from your placenta. If you have a nose bleed, pinch the fleshy part of your nose for 5-15 minutes and tilt your head forward a little to minimize swallowing too much blood. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Knox
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Nose Bleeds (Definition)

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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more