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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. Colin McCannel
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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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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

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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Doc why do I have nose bleeds every now and then . I don't have high blood pressure . I don't suffer from any illness. Since i was a child i had this .

Doc why do I have nose bleeds every now and then . I don't have high blood pressure . I don't suffer from any illness. Since i was a child i had this .

Several possibilitie: Von villebrand disease, dessication, cocaine, deviated septum, foreign body, polyp, nasal telangiectasia (hereditary/congenital or acquired), nasal allergies, hypertension, blood dyscrasias, thrombocytopenia, uremia, medication side effects can all cause epistaxis. Seek medical care with your family physician first and a specialist as needed (ent, hematologist, allergiologist/immunologist) asap. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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


Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = ...Read more