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Does flying cause nose bleeds?

Does flying cause nose bleeds?

It can: Due to pressure changes in the capillaries in the nasal membranes. ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more


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What causes a nosebleed?

What causes a nosebleed?

Possible causes: Nose bleed 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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Cause of reoccurring nosebleeds?

Cause of  reoccurring nosebleeds?

Causes: Nose bleed 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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What could be the cause of my recurring nosebleeds?

What could be the cause of my recurring nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds: Most common cause of nose bleeds is trauma from picking. Other causes are dry nose or veins that are more prominent and sensitive. You should have it evaluated by your pcp or urgent care physician. ...Read more

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Does xarelto causes nosebleeds?

Does xarelto causes nosebleeds?

No, but Xarelto will: aggravate; ?duration before stopping. Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding is ?ed because Xarelto slows clotting at all locations. It does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. Can Xarelto response be checked? Yes, using a TEG machine, see: http://goo.gl/XxOW9c. ...Read more

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What causes nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Fragile capillaries: Due to the high estrogen levels in pregnancy, the small blood vessels in our mucous membranes (nasal areas, oral areas) can become fragile and easily irritated --- which is why pregnant women may see nosebleeds or bleeding gums more frequently. ...Read more

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What causes nosebleeds?

What causes nosebleeds?

Many possibilities: The most common source of a nose bleed is from the front/ bottom part of the nasal septum. This is a vascular area and some people have prominent blood vessels in this area. The blood vessels may break with a nose blow, dryness, or picking at this area. But there are other more serious causes such as hypertension, growth and even a malignancy. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What causes nosebleeds?

What causes nosebleeds?

Superficial vessels: 95% of nosebleeds occur from the front of the nose. Blood vessels can be superficial in that area and easily traumatized. This then can lead to bleeding. Bleeding is usually worse when noses are irritated either from an upper respiratory tract infection or allergies. Some people have bleeding disorders which can also make bleeding worse. If nosebleeds are a problem for you you should see an ENT doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause continuos nosebleeds?

Prominent vessels: You may have some prominent blood vessels in the very front part of the septum. This region is easy to traumatize with nose picking/blowing nose, etc. If you are having frequent nose bleeds... Get it checked by your local ent. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic nosebleeds?

What could cause chronic nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds: Some of the causes of frequent nosebleeds include constant exposure to dry air, consistent use of nasal sprays (for allergies or congestion), recurrent upper respiratory tract infections, and snorting drugs, such as cocaine. Sometimes, recurrent nosebleeds can indicate an underlying bleeding disorder. ...Read more