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Can stress cause a bloody nose?

Can stress cause a bloody nose?

Yes: There are much better exercises that target the gluteus such as leg press, butt lift, leg lift, gluteus kick back just to mention a few. I usually prefer those to full squat with weights because taxes the patella(knee cap)too much. ...Read more

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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Can stress cause a bloody nose?

Can stress cause a bloody nose?

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

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Can masturbating cause a bloody nose?

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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 excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Can excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Absolutely: Yes it can. Crying in general can lead to a stuffy nose that clears as the tears stop and the mucous membranes return to normal. ...Read more

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What can frequent bloody noses and bruises mean?

What can frequent bloody noses and bruises mean?

Many things: Frequent bloody noses and easy bruising should be evaluated by a doctor. Often these are normal occurrences due to trauma or environment (seasonal allergies and excessive nose blowing). It could represent an underlying problem such as a blood disorder or genetic condition. Either way, best to go to your doctor and get a simple blood test or at least discuss the issue. ...Read more

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Can stress cause fever?

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Can stress cause fever?

Stress/Fever: Anxiety, among other symptoms, can present with cold or hot flushes, shivering, feeling warm, but true fever can be from other causes such as immune system issues or inflammation/infection. ...Read more

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Can stress and hyperventilation cause nasal congestion?

Can stress and hyperventilation cause nasal congestion?

Yes: Emotional stress is a common trigger for non-allergic rhinitis. If this is a short term problem, taking 1 Sudafed should help; but if occurring frequently or if you have recurrent sinus infections, then you need to be evaluated by a physician (usually an Allergist) to discuss options. ...Read more

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Can stress and/or anxiety cause excessive mucus or post nasal drip?

Can stress and/or anxiety cause excessive mucus or post nasal drip?

Probably not: Stress might make these problems less tolerable but not cause them. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause dizziness? Can stress also cause constant hunger? Cause I'm very often hungry..

Can stress and anxiety cause dizziness? Can stress also cause constant hunger? Cause I'm very often hungry..

Stress causes it all: Stress is the number one trigger for many many many medical conditions, emotions, and maladaptive behaviors. Therefore, the short answer to your question is "yes" but the better answer to your question is that you should get an examination by a doctor if you are feeling overwhelmed and overloaded either physically or mentally. ...Read more

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Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

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

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Could frequent nose bleeds in children be caused by behavioral problems?

Could frequent nose bleeds in children be caused by behavioral problems?

Unlikely: The nose is covered inside by thin membranes& many capillaries that add moisture to dry air when we breathe. Conditions that irritate the nose, like pollen, dust, smoke etc.Often drive a child to rub the nose or pick it.Half awake kids often rub their face in their pillow & you find a bloody pillowcase in the morning.In 30+ yrs of treating kids, I have never heard of a behavioral disorder with this. ...Read more

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Can high cortisol levels due to prolonged stress cause swollen turbinates or nasal congestion?

Can high cortisol levels due to prolonged stress cause swollen turbinates or nasal congestion?

Sress link to all: free can cause nasal congestion not swollen turbinatesbut work on stress without medication and see you get better. YOGA , meditate ...Read more

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Could allergies cause gray/green mucous to come from nose? No other symptoms

Could allergies cause gray/green mucous to come from nose? No other symptoms

Indirectly yes: Green and gray nasal discharge suggests infection, usually of the nasal sinuses (sinusitis). Allergies can lead to infection by blocking the normal flow of secretions from the sinuses into the nose. If such secretions last longer than a week, antibiotics are indicated. Opening the nasal passages is very important; start rinsing your nose with saline rtwice a day. If no better, see your physician. ...Read more

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Can nasal polyps cause green bloody plegm in mornings?

Can nasal polyps cause green bloody plegm in mornings?

Sometimes: Nasal polyps usually exist with chronic sinusitis and it could be you are having an active infection along with everything else. I would seek the opinion of an otolaryngologyst. ...Read more

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Can HIV or STDS cause frequent nose bleeds?

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Can HIV or STDS cause frequent nose bleeds?

Here are some...: Frequent nasal bleeding should drive one to make sure of no correctable lesions or disorders inside nose or sinus first. HIV or other STDs very unlikely cause nasal bleeding. See an ENT doctor soon to clear your concern ASAP. ...Read more

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Can loatadine cause increased nasal and chest mucous?

Can loatadine cause increased nasal and chest mucous?

Doubtful: Loratadine should not cause those symptoms, as those are the very type of symptoms it is supposed to relieve. The main side effects that are experienced on the medication are headache, fatigue, and dry mouth, though these occur at a very low rate. If you still have those symptoms while taking it, you may need an increase in dose or to switch meds--or consider that allergies may not be the cause. ...Read more

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Can stress cause breast pain and bleeding nipples?

Can stress cause breast pain and bleeding nipples?

Stress: You can't chalk breast pain and bleeding nipples up to stress. You must be seen by a doctor for this! ...Read more

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Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds? If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?

Nosebleeds: Drying of the nasal mucosa, inflammation, vascular fragility. Can apply antibiotic ointments.e bactrian, to sire twice a day ...Read more

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Can stress cause a bloody nose?

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

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Can stress cause a bloody nose?

Yes: There are much better exercises that target the gluteus such as leg press, butt lift, leg lift, gluteus kick back just to mention a few. I usually prefer those to full squat with weights because taxes the patella(knee cap)too much. ...Read more

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Under huge amount of stress for months. Bloody noses and heart palpitations. Worry? Or is it just the stress?

Under huge amount of stress for months. Bloody noses and heart palpitations. Worry? Or is it just the stress?

Palpitations: Bloody noses may be due to dry air. Palpitations may be significant. If they are sustained, you should seek evaluation and treatment at your physician's office or the emergency room. It could be from anxiety, but there is no way to tell unless you have them checked out ...Read more

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What causes stuffy bloody noses in morning ?

What causes stuffy bloody noses in morning
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A DRY BEDROOM: Try HUMIDIFYING YOUR BedROOM A small unit is all your need ! Let it run with doors and windows closed during the day! Try this for 2 weeks Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What causes bloody noses?

What causes bloody noses?

Depends: Some common reasons can include: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, high blood pressure & excessive use of decongestants. Being at a high altitude, trauma to the nose, picking the nose, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial and viral infections can increase the risk as well as bleeding disorders. There can be recurrent nose bleeds if a small vessel in the nose is broken. Alcohol or Cocaine abuse. ...Read more

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What can be some of the causes of a child to have many bloody noses in one week?

What can be some of the causes of a child to have many bloody noses in one week?

Picking: One of the most common causes is picking his nose. Once irritated it can bleed much easier the next time. Having a cold and wiping and blowing the nose aggressively can cause it as well. There are also some nasal sprays that can lead to nose bleeds. ...Read more

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Can masturbating cause a bloody nose?

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

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What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?

Nose bleed: There are several possible reasons. One common reason is bleeding from a blood vessel in the nose. This could rupture due to nasal congestion, irritation or inflammation. Even high blood pressure could do it. There could be a blood disorder. Should get checked and get the right diagnosis. ...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

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What could cause pain behind the eyes and bloody nose?

What could cause pain behind the eyes and bloody nose?

Probably sinus dz: There are sinuses around the eyes and orbit, and sinus congestion / pressure can lead to an aching around the eyes. There can also be nasal discharge, sometimes with blood. However, other problems can lead to nosebleeds, and this should be checked by a medical doctor. Low humidity can lead to eye discomfort as well as some nose bleeding also. ...Read more

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I have been having frequent migraines accompanied with a bloody nose. What could be the cause?

I have been having frequent migraines accompanied with a bloody nose. What could be the cause?

You're a rarity!: Have you heard doctors telling patients that what they've got's so RARE? "My doctor's NEVER seen it before." THAT'S YOU with the number of cases in journals on migraine & nosebleeds is LESS THAN 5. In LAY writings? HUNDREDS or more but not more than FIVE published scientifically. But as a Headache specialist, I believe there's a STRONG connection. Write me: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi for more. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old & i've gotten a bloody nose the past 3 days. What can cause this besides possible humidity?

I'm 21 years old & i've gotten a bloody nose the past 3 days. What can cause this besides possible humidity?

Dryness: Dryness is much more like to cause nose bleeds than humidity. Also, nasal trauma (picking, wiping with a rough paper towel, etc) can also cause this. Use nasal saline and some vaseline in your nose. If it does not resolve in a few days, check with your doctor to make sure there is not something more serious going on. ...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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Have cleaning products been shown to cause horrible headaches and bloody nose?

Have cleaning products been shown to cause horrible headaches and bloody nose?

Yes: Fumes from cleaning products can cause nasal irritation which could lead to bloody noses and headaches. You could try diluting the products which might help. ...Read more

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Can a change of weather cause a bloody nose? I moved from a really humid place to a dry place. If not, what could it be?

Can a change of weather cause a bloody nose? I moved from a really humid place to a dry place. If not, what could it be?

Yes: Dry air - may dry out the tissues in the nose- this may cause it to be more friable and to bleed. ...Read more

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Spent the night drinking and got a bloody nose. Had one side of nose cauterized 3 yrs ago and had period couple days ago. Cause?

Spent the night drinking and got a bloody nose. Had one side of nose cauterized 3 yrs ago and had period couple days ago. Cause?

Nose: Great question. Usually comes from dryness like when you spend time in air cond or when the heat comes on. Also from nose picking. Made worse with blood thinners such as ibuprofen. Make sure you have a humidifier at night and put some vaseline into your nose several times a day. Alcohol can be a vasodilator and make it worse. See an ENT to check it out ...Read more

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What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

Not common: Some people taking albuterol may experience side effects such as a sore or dry throat, this dryness may lead to nose bleed. ...Read more

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Bloody Nose (Definition)

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