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Can Hypertension Cause A Nose Bleed
Many things: Nose bleeds can be spontaneous if the nasal passages are too dry. Nose bleeds can occur from nose picking, trauma from probing into the nose and direct trauma. Less common causes are in relationship to the menstrual cycle, and sometimes due to uncommon nasal tumors such as polyps. If you have these recurrently, then you should see an ENT doctor for a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Yes: Rapid drop in barometric pressure is associated with a slightly higher incidence of nosebleeds, although the more important factor is the dryness of the air. Low relative humidity definitely increases the chances of having a nosebleed. The first things to try in cases of recurring nosebleeds involve moisturizing the nose: saline nasal spray, moisturizing nasal gel, a humidifier, etc. ...Read more
had a migraine for 2 days started started vomiting yesterday afternoon,last night the vomiting seemed to cause a nose bleed is this normal?
Nose bleed: Usually it is either the inflamed tissues lining the nose or dehydrated tissues because of use of decongestants. The lining of the nose is riddled with small blood vessels which can bleed when dried out. Try using a saline nasal spray with a neti-pot (readily available otc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could be: the sinuses,repetitive trauma from blowing nose too hard, or a growth...I suggest you see ENT Dr. about this. ...Read more
I have a nose bleed 4 times this week and I also have a headache. What exactly could of cause this?
Possible sinusitis: Without a physical exam, and more details, it is hard to say, but one possibility is a sinus infection - it is a common cause of frontal headaches and headaches "behind the eyes" - often a pressure like pain. The infection also affects the nasal mucosa which makes it more susceptible to nose bleeds. FYI if you are having nosebleeds, don't take aspirin, and try not to blow your nose hard! ...Read more
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