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Blood Pressure Bloody Nose
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
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
My blood pressure was 150/80 yesterday. It's never been that high. I've been dizzy for 2 days and had a bloody nose this morning. Should I worry?
Concerned.: I would see a Dr. immediately. Your BP may be higher than 150/80 ...Read more
Could high BP be related to bloody noses? My blood pressure has been high the last few times I've been to doc. Today it was really high (think bottom number was 125). Right now it is registering at 179/111. Tonight I had 3rd bloody nose in a week. Hav
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
No: It can be but usually not.Get a more detailed answer ›
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