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Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Overview)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = blood emanates from nares.


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Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Yes: They can irritate the tissue and steroid sprays can thin the nasal lining. Both cases result in increased risk of bloody nose. ...Read more

Dr. Sonober Umair
438 Doctors shared insights

Bloody Nose (Overview)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = blood emanates from nares.


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What does it mean when you get bloody nose and headache at the same time?

What does it mean when you get bloody nose and headache at the same time?

Another thought...: IF you are using nasal sprays with steroids, headaches, sore throat and nosebleeds are common side effects when used improperly. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression to the front of your nose
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Gently pack your nose with cotton
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If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the emergency room
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What's the best way to treat a bloody nose?

What's the best way to treat a bloody nose?

Hold on tightly: Sit up, lean forward and put your chin on your chest. Grab the fleshy part of your nose and pinch the fleshy part against your face between your thumb and forefinger (like a clothespin). Squeeze tightly for 15 minutes and this should stop most bleeds. Do not blow your nose after this maneuver or you will blow the clot off and it will bleed again. If the bleeding doesn't stop see an md. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

Not common: Some people taking albuterol may experience side effects such as a sore or dry throat, this dryness may lead to nose bleed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

Pinch the nose: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops.

Here is a video with more info for you
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21 still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for 2-5min (iam firstaid certified

When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21 still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for 2-5min (iam firstaid certified

Nose bleeds: The best way to prevent nose bleeds in your situation is to keep the nose moist. You can try nasal saline spray and saline based gel that can be applied gently with a qtip 2-3 time a day depending on the humidity. If you sleep in a dry environment get a humidifier. If the symptoms persist or accompanied by nasal obstruction, visit an ENT for evaluation. Cauterizaiton of a blood vessel maybe needed. ...Read more

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I get bloody nose a lot. What does this mean? Is something wrong with my nose?

I get bloody nose a lot. What does this mean? Is something wrong with my nose?

Maybe: Frequent nose bleeds are not common. If you are taking Aspirin or Ibuprofen type products frequently, this may affect how your platlets adhere to each other and may increase your risk of nasal bleeding. You may also have a deviated septum - the middle part of the nose. Frequent nose bleeds should be evaluated. See your local ent. ...Read more

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My baby got a huge bloody nose, a lady gave tissues&helped, then I saw she has fresh blood on her nail, if it's her blood, any HIV risk to my baby since my baby and the lady were both actively bleeding.

My baby got a huge bloody nose, a lady gave tissues&helped, then I saw she has fresh blood on her nail, if it's her blood, any HIV risk to my baby since my baby and the lady were both actively bleeding.

Unlikely: The statistical probability is staggeringly low, worry about your child being struck by a meteor instead. The blood on her nail my have been from trying to help your baby. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bloody nose?

Why do I have a bloody nose?

Can vary: This can be due nasal irritation or with dryness of the air. If you live or stay in an arid environment this can be a cause. Smokers can have nasal irritation that may cause this problem. Need a nasal exam by ENT to determine the exact cause and treatment. Picking ones nose or infection can also do this, . ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody nose.

I am experiencing bloody nose.

Sorry to hear it but: Is your question because you have a coagulation disorder, have had recurrent bloody noses or trauma, or your bleeding refuses to stop? ...Read more

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Best way to stop a bloody nose?

See below: If your nose bleeds you can hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up and hold your head and neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more

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What to do when I have a bloody nose?

What to do: For recurrent nose bleeds, please your dr or an ear/nose/throat specialist. If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek med assistance. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about bloody nose?

Depends: The most common causes of nosebleeds are usually benign causes such as dry nasal membranes or trauma. It is important to see your doctor if your nosebleeds recurr in particular when on only one side or if there are any additional symptoms such as pain or difficulty breathing through your nose. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a bloody nose?

Hold on tightly: Sit up, lean forward and put your chin on your chest. Grab the fleshy part of your nose and pinch the fleshy part against your face between your thumb and forefinger (like a clothespin). Squeeze tightly for 15 minutes and this should stop most bleeds. Do not blow your nose after this maneuver or you will blow the clot off and it will bleed again. If the bleeding doesn't stop see an md. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop a bloody nose?

What is the best way to stop a bloody nose?

Pressure and Time: Holding pressure on the nose for an extended period of time will stop most bloody noses. In rare circumstances this will not work and you may need a more invasive fix. ...Read more

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I've never had a bloody nose. Is this normal?

I've never had a bloody nose. Is this normal?

Yes and no: Nose bleeds are very common. Are they normal? No, because not everyone gets them... But they are very common: see https://www. Healthtap. Com/user_questions/50655. ...Read more

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Why have I never had a bloody nose? Is this normal?

Yeah!: You are not picking your nose and are not exposing it to irritants - good for you! Nothing to worry about that you are not having them. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you get a bloody nose?

What exactly does it mean when you get a bloody nose?

Blood is coming from: Your nose. Possible reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more

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I've had coughing so hard I get a bloody nose, advise?

I've had coughing so hard I get a bloody nose, advise?

Need diagnosis....: The cough must be diagnosed first sand then treated. Possible etiologies of cough include bronchospasm from any cause, GERD, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Each of these has an entirely different treatment so see your doctor for diagnosis/ treatment. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation and your doctor can help with this! ...Read more

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When your nose is kinda bloody is it just a bloody nose?

Yes: If your nose is bloody, then it's a safe bet that you have bloody nose. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some leads to for a bloody nose?

Bloody noses: Common reasons for nose bleeds include: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at a ^ altitude, trauma to the nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to a broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol or Cocaine abuse can lead to nose bleeds. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to stop a bloody nose?

Could you tell me what's the best way to stop a bloody nose?

Nose bleeds: If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up and hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more

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My brother just had a bloody nose after a fight. How do I handle it?

My brother just had a bloody nose after a fight. How do I handle it?

Head forward: The best thing to do is to bend the head forward. Here is a video on this topic
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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I have been having a bloody nose for a week now. Should I be worried?

Bloody nose x 1 week: Recurrent bloody nose in winter time is quite common. The cold, dry air or dry indoor heated air are culprits. If you are on blood thinners, have a cold, allergies, uncontrolled high blood pressure, have a deviated septum, you may have a tendency to experience nose bleeds. See your doctor to determine cause and best treatment to resolve the bleeding. ...Read more

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My grandson is 10 and woke up with a bloody nose. Is it from dryness?

My grandson is 10 and woke up with a bloody nose. Is it from dryness?

Contributing factor: Children experiencing frequent nose bleeding often have allergic rhinitis as underlying condition. Itchy and stuffy feeling aggravated by dry air lead to involuntary nose picking and nose bleeding. ...Read more

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How long will it take for the nose to heal from having a bloody nose?

4 weeksif cauterized: If your nose was cauterized with silver nitrate or an electrical cautery, it takes about 4 weeks for the scab to fall off. If your nose wasn't cauterized, about two weeks, but i'd say there is a higher possibility you'll get another nose bleed. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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