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Can a sinus infection be bad enough to infect my mouth and facial bones but I don't cough or sneeze a lot, or have a fever? Bloody nose some mornings.

Can a sinus infection be bad enough to infect my mouth and facial bones but I don't cough or sneeze a lot, or have a fever? Bloody nose some mornings.

Usually not: This sounds like something much more than a typical sinus infection. Sounds like you need to see a doctor and possibly get a ct scan of the facial bones and/or sinus. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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My 5 yo is having nose bleeds, she is also complaining with a headache above her eyes and has a fever. Should I be worried?

My 5 yo is having nose bleeds, she is also complaining with a headache above her eyes and has a fever. Should I be worried?

Needs evaluation: These are probably symptoms of a viral illness. You need to have ordinary parental concern but not serious worry. Find out if your child playmates or class mates have such illnesses. Otherwise see your pediatrician for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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My son has had fever for the past 5 days with runny nose vomit and nose bleeds, what should I do???

My son has had fever for the past 5 days with runny nose vomit and nose bleeds, what should I do???

Get him to doctor...: Please don't delay getting help for your baby. As much as we'd like to help, we can't examine your son or prescribe for him through the internet like this. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter keeps having random nose bleeds. She seems petfectly well no fever runny nose or anything. What could be causing this?

My 3 year old daughter keeps having random nose bleeds. She seems petfectly well no fever runny nose or anything. What could be causing this?

Nose bleeds: In children of this age the most common causes are (1) dry air, which could be improved with a humidifier; and/or (2) picking at the nose, which most children this age do. Another thing you can do to reduce the effect of dryness and itching (which leads to the picking) is to put a thin layer of vaseline inside the nose to keep the membranes moist. ...Read more

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3 year old with fever, constant stomach aches and random nose bleeds. Plus very frequent urination?

3 year old with fever, constant stomach aches and random nose bleeds. Plus very frequent urination?

Many things: Urinary tract infection can cause fever, abdominal pain and frequent urination. Nose bleeds in children is relatively common and usually due to allergies and excessive dryness. A comprehensive exam and lab tests would be required to determine the cause of these symptoms and how many of them are linked. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side throat when swalling, nose bleeds left nostril only. Lasting a week so far, no fever or other symptoms.

Sharp pain left side throat when swalling, nose bleeds left nostril only. Lasting a week so far, no fever or other symptoms.

Sore throat: Without fever and things like that it could be chronic post nasal drainage especially since you live in the artic cold right now. Trying nasacort (triamcinolone) AQ OTC and saline nasal spray may help ...Read more

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My daughter has a headache, sore throat (losing voice), fever, nose bleeds, feeling tired a lot, and she looks like she has lost a bit of weight...why?

My daughter has a headache, sore throat (losing voice), fever, nose bleeds, feeling tired a lot, and she looks like she has lost a bit of weight...why?

Headache/fever: You should take your daughter to the doctor. Depending how long this has been going on this could be viral or something more intense. Also depending on how high is the fever, she maybe getting dehydrated which is why she looks thinner. Get her checked out. ...Read more

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Mouth sores bleeding gums nose bleeds bruises head aches joint pain and fever over the past 2 weeks what's wrong with me?

Mouth sores bleeding gums nose bleeds bruises head aches joint pain and fever over the past 2 weeks what's wrong with me?

2 separate problems: These 2 problems should be addressed separately. 1. swollen gums - can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See your dentist. 2. Headache, joint aches, fever - seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water, NSAIDs and get a good rest. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 15 month old son had a febrile seizure 4 days ago, and now having nose bleeds. What can I do? What is causing this?

My 15 month old son had a febrile seizure 4 days ago, and now having nose bleeds. What can I do? What is causing this?

Bodily reactions: He is probably experiencing some physical stress. His body is reacting in a dramatic way. At least 3% of all normal children will experience febrile seizures particularly between 1 and 3 years of age. It is an expression of a stress reaction of the body when i'll with fever. Nasal congestion and nose bleeds can be another sign of body reaction to irritation. He will do fine as he grows. ...Read more

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Four yr old son has a fever has been complaining about head hurting and eyes and he have had nosebleeds in past. What could be wrong?

Four yr old son has a fever has been complaining about head hurting and eyes and he have had nosebleeds in past. What could be wrong?

Fever: Hard to say what is going on by the limited description. The headache could be from the fever. However the description of eyes hurting is concerning for meningitis. I would recommend seeing the physician if the fever persists or if headache not related to fever, or if vomiting, not acting himself. ...Read more

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My son is 5 years old and has had a fever since Monday, I have been giving him Tylenol to bring the fever down. Will not eat an bloody noses.?

My son is 5 years old and has had a fever since Monday, I have been giving him Tylenol to bring the fever down. Will not eat an bloody noses.?

Needs evaluation: Often with kids, I don't take chances. If your child's symptoms have not improved, then you need to call the pediatrician right away. Especially if there are other symptoms such as the nose bleeds. It's unclear if those 2 symptoms are related, but I would not waste any more time and I would get your child seen ASAP. Urgent care centers are available if there are no appointments readily available. ...Read more

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What causes a bloody nose and how do you prevent them? I work at a preschool and a lot of children are getting random bloody noses.

What causes a bloody nose and how do you prevent them? I work at a preschool and a lot of children are getting random bloody noses.

3 top reasons...: The three top reasons for bloody noses in children are picking their nose, picking their nose and PICKING their nose! The trauma could be as simple as rubbing the nose externally because of irritation from allergies or from the environment (dust, smoke...), but most often is that little finger going inside the nose and picking. Increasing humidity with humidifier or nasal saline spray can help. ...Read more

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Best way to stop a bloody nose?

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 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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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 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?

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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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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Can masturbating cause a bloody nose?

Can masturbating cause a bloody nose?

Definitely, no: Don't believe any of the myths you hear on internet about masturbation. ...Read more

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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. Mark Diamond
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