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Can Steroids Cause A Nose Bleed
Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds? If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?
Maybe: Esophageal bleeding could theoretically come out the mouth or the nose, which could look like a nose bleed. Depending on the cause of the esophageal bleeding (ie a bleeding disorder?), that could predispose you to nose bleeds. Esophageal bleeding is generally something that needs medical attention though so please discuss with your doctor if you aren't already. ...Read more
Have severe swelling in nose due to rhinitis (use nasonex) can bleed now and again only a little amount. Should it be a cause for concern?
Not likely: Nose blowing seeks to push mucus out of the sinuses, not drag bad air into them. ...Read more
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Maybe in an indirect: Way. If a person with chronic stress had high blood pressure, this might be a trigger. Other reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, 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 etc.. ...Read more
I don't understand how a steroid spray can help chronic rhinitus when those sprays thin the lining and can cause bleeding. How?
Effect vs side effx: The steroid helps quiet the immune / inflammatory response in the sinuses from the irritants and bacteria present. There is a risk of mucosal thinning and subsequent bleeding, but not everyone gets that. It can sometimes be mitigated by using saline nasal spray intermittently as well. Risks far less than oral / systemic steroids. ...Read more
Yes: The contaminants in cigarette smoke are a notorious cause of irritative inflammation of the nose. The more you smoke the worse it will be. Smoking may cause enough irritation of the lining of the nose to produce swelling and ultimately sinusitis. You would do well to try to stop smoking to prevent chronic changes in the nose. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection cause nose bleed? How come my symptoms such as hoarseness, sore throat, runny nose, and nasal congestion only getting worse?
Sinuses & Epistaxis.: The inflammation caused by sinus infection, along with the pure violence of constantly blowing your nose, can lead to nosebleeds in the context of a sinus infection That being said, sinus infections tend to be bacterial, so you may be getting worse because you need an antibiotic. ...Read more
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
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