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Had bloody nose earlier, felt anxious and heart feels fast all day. Checked blood pressure 125/79. What could be wrong?

Had bloody nose earlier, felt anxious and heart feels fast all day. Checked blood pressure 125/79. What could be wrong?

Need more info: Your blood pressure appears normal. Occam's razor prevailing, I must ask you if you enjoy the recreational use of intranasal cocaine, which could account for this entire symptom complex. This question is prompted by my cursory review of your presentation with limited information. If the epistaxis does not stop with applied pressure and your heart rate continues to remain high, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Can high blood pressure cause nosebleeds?

Can high blood pressure cause nosebleeds?

High likelyhood: Many patients present to the er with nosebleeds only to find out they have had undiagnosed high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure and nosebleeds?

What to do if I have high blood pressure and nosebleeds?

High Blood pressure: High blood pressure prolongs nosebleeds but doe not cause them. Controlling your blood pressure will decrease the duration of a nosebleed. The cause your nosebleed can be determine often by a physical exam ...Read more

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Not prone to nose bleeds but this week been having one daily could this be blood pressure ?

Not prone to nose bleeds but this week been having one daily could this be blood pressure ?

Possibly: Check your blood pressure to be sure. Your are also on aspirin which can cause nasal bleeding in susceptible individuals. Other causes include nasal polyps, abnormal blood vessels. It would be prudent to see your physician. ...Read more

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My husband is 20 and has been having random nose bleeds for about 1 year. He had his blood pressure checked always low?Could this still be the cause

No: Nosebleeds caused by high blood pressure is a myth. He should have his nose examined for polyps, ulcers, or erosions and he should have a blood sample obtained to check his platelets and clotting but most likely, it dry forced heat air causing his nasal mucosa to dry out and crack. A humidifier may be all he needs! ...Read more

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When i blow my nose there is bright red blood. I am blood pressure tablets?

When i blow my nose there is bright red blood. I am blood pressure tablets?

No: Lots of reasons for blood when you blow your nose, dry nasal lining is easily damaged. Let your doc check to be sure nothing worse. ...Read more

Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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