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When I blow my nose blood comes out what is this from?

When I blow my nose blood comes out what is this from?

It depends: If it only from one side you have broken a tiny vein. The result is that once you stop the bleeding by compressing your nostrils there is nothing further to do. If you desire a good ER can make that vein go away but its not needed unless the blood won't stop. If the blood is coming from both sides you need to go to the ER. ...Read more

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When I blow my nose blood comes out why is that? Is it from blowing it too much?

When I blow my nose blood comes out why is that? Is it from blowing it too much?

Raw nasal septum: At your age, the most common cause is that your nasal septum (the divider between your nostrils) is irritated from blowing, rubbing, and from the paper towel that you used instead of a kleenex and the delicate blood vessels started bleeding. Be nicer to your nose -- use a saline gel like "little noses" on the septum to help it heal up. ...Read more

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Whenever I blow my nose, blood comes out in the buggers, it's not gushing but it's enough to freak me out. It's been going on for 2 weeks?

Whenever I blow my nose, blood comes out in the buggers, it's not gushing but it's enough to freak me out. It's been going on for 2 weeks?

Epistaxis: Mucous is thick and draws out the moisture in the blood vessels which are very close to the surface in the lining of the nose (kisselbach? Plexus) this dries them up and they pop, causing the blood. It is not the problem, the problem is your continuous secretion that has to be treated so your problem can stop. ...Read more

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When I blow my nose some blood comes out with the mucus should I be worried? & what should I do to make it better?

When I blow my nose some blood comes out with the mucus should I be worried? & what should I do to make it better?

Dry air: During the colder, winter months the air both outside and inside is drier. This can lead to dry, cracked mucous membranes. A little blood occasionally when blowing your nose is nothing to worry about. If you have regular nosebleeds you should see your doctor. Either way, a humidifier to keep your home around 50% humidity is recommended. ...Read more

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My nose is dry and every time I blow my nose blood comes out. How do I know its not a bigger problem then just being dry?

My nose is dry and every time I blow my nose blood comes out. How do I know its not a bigger problem then just being dry?

Visit a MD: It could be and you could visit a blood specialist to do testing for hemophilia, and other clotting factors that may cause nosebleeds. Your primary doctor can run some of the basic clotting tests including a platelet count. It would be a good idea to start with your primary doctor for an evaluation first- good luck and hope you feel better. ...Read more

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When I blow my nose, blood comes out from my left nostril. Why? Drops of blood.

When I blow my nose, blood comes out from my left nostril. Why? Drops of blood.

Prominent vessel: Nose bleeds or epistaxis from one side of the nose when blowing usually results from a spontaneous opening of a prominent blood vessel located in the front and bottom part of the midline of the nose, the septal mucosa. If only drops, then it is a small venule or capillary. If it becomes a nuisance, see an ENT doctor for superficial cautery. A diagnosis is important. ...Read more

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Every time I blow my nose blood comes out and mucus. I also have a scab in my nose. What could this be?

Every time I blow my nose blood comes out and mucus. I also have a scab in my nose. What could this be?

Need MD evaluation: Depends how long you have it. If it has been going on a while and the scab never heals, then need ENT specialist to see. ...Read more

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How come every time I blow my nose blood comes out? This started happening when I got injured and had a nose bleed.

How come every time I blow my nose blood comes out? This started happening when I got injured and had a nose bleed.

You may have: A superficial blood vessel that is easily traumatized by the pressure of blowing. See an ENT to discuss your options. In the meantime, try saline rinses and using less pressure to clear your nasal passages. ...Read more

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I have a mild headache, runny nose and a cough. When I cough sometimes mucus mixed with blood comes up, and everytime I blow my nose blood comes out.

I have a mild headache, runny nose and a cough. When I cough sometimes mucus mixed with blood comes up, and everytime I blow my nose blood comes out.

Coughing blood bad: Nose bleeds can not only drip out the front, but can also drip down the back and when that mucus is brought up it has bloody streaks. However, if the blood is truly being coughed from the lungs, it is very important to see a physician immediately for evaluation. ...Read more

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I blow my nose and dark coloured blood comes out, what can cause this to happen?

I blow my nose and dark coloured blood comes out, what can cause this to happen?

Blood from nose: You may have had some intranasal bleeding. You might consider a physical emanation by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What could be the problem if you blow your nose and the mucus comes with traces of blood?

Bloody mucus: Depends on the amount of blood. If just trace amounts then likely is due to your nose being dry and irritated, so when the crusted mucus is expelled it can irritate the small capillaries, leading to some blood. Try a little saline nasal spray or white petroleum jelly into the nose. ...Read more

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For About A Year, Majority Of The time When I Blow My Nose A Little Bit Of Blood Comes OuT. Should I Be Concerned?

For About A Year, Majority Of The time When I Blow My Nose A Little Bit Of Blood Comes OuT. Should I Be Concerned?

Bloody discharge: I wouldn't be overly concerned, but you should see an ENT doctor for a thorough exam to make sure there are no major problems. This could be a sign of a nasal lesion or mass that needs further work-up and possibly surgical intervention. ...Read more

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When you blow your nose why do blood come out?

Blood from nose: If the inside lining of the nose is dry or irritated the force of blowing the nose could cause a small nose bleed. If you have seasonal allergies---the allergies cause a histamine release which causes the blood vessel to bleed easier ...Read more

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What does it mean when you blow out blood from your nose?

What does it mean when you blow out blood from your nose?

Blowing nose hard?: It just may mean you blew your nose pretty hard. If you are having regular nose bleeds, are experiencing pain, worsening stuffiness, difficulty breathing or feeling like there is something in your nose. You should see an ENT specialist near you. ...Read more

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My husband has blood coming out when he blows his nose. Not a ton but a good bit. Was working out in the cold for two days. Should he see a dr. Or?

Can be normal...: Of course, he should always see his doctor if he is concerned. But, usually, the cold can cause dryness of the lining of the nose, and this can commonly cause some minor bleeding. If it is a lot, though, this should definitely be evaluated by a doctor or the er. ...Read more

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Hello, is this something to worry about? I keep getting blood when I blow or wipe my nose. Not alot. Its just always there. Don't think I'm cut. Thanks

Hello, is this something to worry about? I keep getting blood when I blow or wipe my nose. Not alot. Its just always there. Don't think I'm cut. Thanks

Not to worry: DRYNESS is the most common "culprit" producing reducing the PROTECTION the mucous lining has as a part of FILTERING the air we breathe!
Try a humidifier in your BED ROOM
This time of year as Winter approaches the HEAT
in home adds to this dryness
VAPORIZE and if this doesn't help in a week see an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) specialist
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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When I blow my nose there is blood?

When I blow my nose there is blood?

Bloody nose: A bloody nose can happen for a few different lesions but mainly from trauma to the sensitive tissue inside due to picking, blowing hard. Dry air can also predispose you to bloody noses (dries out mucus membranes). Certain meds like nasal steroids can do it too. If it keeps happening, make sure you have an exam by your doctor too look for any unhealing lesions. ...Read more

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Why is there blood when I blow my nose?

Why is there blood when I blow my nose?

Most common causes: Dry air, nose picking and blowing the nose too hard. Most nosebleeds aren't serious and will stop on their own. Take care. ...Read more

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Why when im blowing my nose there's blood?

Nose too dry: The most likely cause of there being blood when you blow your nose is that the inside of your nose is too dry. This is a particular problem in colder parts of the country in the winter time, when the air is dry, and the heat is on (which makes the air even drier). A saline nose spray can help. ...Read more

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Why does blood come out when I blow my nose?

Bloody nose: If it's a small amount of blood, this can happen normally with some dryness. If it is a large amount of blood, see an ENT who can find the bleeding spot and cauterize it. ...Read more

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Why everytime I blow my nose I see lots of blood?

Why everytime I blow my nose I see lots of blood?

Nose bleed: There are many causes of nasal bleeding. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Why is it that when I blow my nose there is blood?

Assuming you...: Mean small traces of blood in the mucous, the most common cause is dryness of the mucous membranes. Try saline spray or saline gel. However there are many things that can occur in the nose that bleed including benign and malignant tumors, therefore if it is progressing you need to see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Please explain why everytime I blow my nose there's blood?

Please explain why everytime I blow my nose there's blood?

Saline gel: Usually this is due to dry nasal mucosa. Other causes include nasal septal deviation, chronic nasal picking, blood thinner use, inflammatory conditions such as allergies or infection and tumors/neoplasms. Although this is often treated simply with saline gel and certain nasal emollients, occasionally chemical cautery is used. An otolaryngologist may use small scope to evaluate deeper or CT scan ...Read more

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Why is there blood when I blow my nose? Explanations please?

Why is there blood when I blow my nose? Explanations please?

ENT check: The nasal mucosa is a very vascular structure and blowing too hard may rupture a small blood vessel. Such bleeding can usually be treated by taking a piece of cotton baton, put it in ice and insert into the nostril and squeeze for about 3 minutes. However, you really need a specialist to look at your nasal lining and septum and make absolutely sure you have nothing more serious. ...Read more

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What could cause slight spots of blood to come out while blowing one's nose?

What could cause slight spots of blood to come out while blowing one's nose?

Blowing hard: Blowing your nose hard could cause small blood vessels I nose to break and bleed. Steroid nasal sprays for allergy could do it. Dry nose could contribute as well. In some cases a tumor might cause this. If persistent get an ENT exam. ...Read more

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When you blow your nose in the winter time and there's clotted blood in the napkin?

When you blow your nose in the winter time and there's clotted blood in the napkin?

Nose bleed: If there is a blood clot when you blow your nose, you are bleeding from somewhere inside your nose. Winter time is the most common time for nose bleeds because it is usually drier during the winter. Use some saline spray in your nose to moisten things. This is a good start and may get this problem to resolve. Best of luck ...Read more

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What could cause small specks of blood to come out when blowing nose and dried blood mixed in boogers everyday?

What could cause small specks of blood to come out when blowing nose and dried blood mixed in boogers everyday?

Blood in snot: Simple home remedies consist of saline nasal sprays to keep your lining moist. If you do this and your bleeding continues, you should see a ENT surgeon for a intranasal exam to ensure you do not have any lesions causing this. ...Read more

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Hi! Every morning, when I blow my nose, there is blood. After the first or the second blow, the blood disappear. Is it a big deal?

Hi! Every morning, when I blow my nose, there is blood. After the first or the second blow, the blood disappear. Is it a big deal?

Not usually: Dryness can cause thinning and sloughing of the lining in the nose, and the pressure from blowing your nose can cause it to bleed. As long as the bleeding is minimal and stops by itself, there is nothing to worry about. Try using nasal saline spray before bed. ...Read more

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In the morning I always have a small amount of blood in my nose when I blow it, for about a month. Could it be from dry air? Other causes?

In the morning I always have a small amount of blood in my nose when I blow it, for about a month. Could it be from dry air? Other causes?

Low humidity: Or dry air is the most common cause of nose bleeds in adults. Suggest you buy a room humidifier or use saline nasal spray. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been sick with a cold for weeks and has been blowing blood out his nose now for about a week what is causing it to happen?

My boyfriend has been sick with a cold for weeks and has been blowing blood out his nose now for about a week what is causing it to happen?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as a usual cold does not last weeks and bleeding is always a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up and blow my nose and there is blood my boogies always have blood on them lastly its been more bloody then usual am I ok?

Every morning I wake up and blow my nose and there is blood my boogies always have blood on them lastly its been more bloody then usual am I ok?

Yes most likely: What you describe is common especially in winter. Usually caused by dry air. If it doesn't go away on its own have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Every day when I wake up and blow my nose there's a bit of blood. It goes away after a while, and only happens when it's cold outside. Should I worry?

Every day when I wake up and blow my nose there's a bit of blood. It goes away after a while, and only happens when it's cold outside. Should I worry?

Consider this...: This is not uncommon esp. During winter when indoor heat is used which dries up the nasal membranes. Consider using a humidifier indoor when using heat. Keep nasal membranes moist also with saline nasal spray. Can also protect nasal membranes with a thin film of topical bacitracin ...Read more

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Every day morning I noticed very little amount of blood streaks in my nose either by picking or blowing, but I am not getting any blood after that. But?

Blood trough nose: Unfortunately you provide no useful information.

Please rephrase, in a more comprehensive way.

I understand that by picking your nose in am you get so blood in the secretions, ? the after go away during the day.
You may have polyps, varicosities, an should see an ENT ...Read more