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Diabetes Bloody Nose
Can vary: This can be due nasal irritation or with dryness of the air. If you live or stay in an arid environment this can be a cause. Smokers can have nasal irritation that may cause this problem. Need a nasal exam by ENT to determine the exact cause and treatment. Picking ones nose or infection can also do this, . ...Read more
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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Hydration: The best way to treat it is to use saline spray several times during the day, use vaseline just inside the nostrils at night, drink lots of fluids, use a humidifier. If this doesn't fix it, then you should have some blood work and have your blood pressure checked (high blood pressure can cause nosebleeds) and see an ent. ...Read more
Forward: Pinch the soft triangle of the nose for 5+ minutes with the head forward. This will apply pressure on the blood vessels which are most likely the culprits while leaning forward prevents blood from welling in the throat or swallowing blood causing nausea. Apply Afrin nasal spray first, if not contraindicated, which will help constrict blood vessels also. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the volume of blood and your clotting mechanism. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more
You should: Got to ER because severe nosebleeds can cause breathing difficulty. You might have a bleeding source that requires surgical hemostasis or a blood clotting disorder. ...Read more
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 at LESS THAN 5. In LAY writings? HUNDREDS or more but LESS 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
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
Having woken up with a bloody nose 6 or more times this winter without using a heater how many times istoomany?
Maybe not: You can start with several things first: 1) use a humidifier by the bed at night (warm or cold) 2) use saline nasal spray liberally throughout the day 5) place some neosporin or vaseline ointment just inside the nostril at night before bed (gently apply with q-tip) 5) if bleeding occurs spray some afrin and hold pressure on soft part of nose for 10 minutes... If persistent after above... See ent. ...Read more
When should I worry about reoccurring bloody nose? Sister has been getting them once a day for two weeks with headaches
How do you stop a bloody nose? I've been getting them a lot recently and I know they are hard to prevent but how do you stop them!?
If your nose bleeds: Hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek acute medical assistance. Since you have recurrent nose bleeds -see your dr or ENT regardless. ...Read more
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
When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21, still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for10-20min (iam firstaid certifi
See a Physician: I hope by now that you have seen your md. Repeated blooding from the nose all these years would raise concerns to your physician. In addition to a close inspection by an ear nose and throat specialist (ent), your md would likely want to check your blood count (specifically your platelet count), and your coagulation tests known as pt, inr, and ptt. Check for hemophilia as well. Stay off aspirin! ...Read more
When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21 still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for 2-5min (iam firstaid certified
Nose bleeds: The best way to prevent nose bleeds in your situation is to keep the nose moist. You can try nasal saline spray and saline based gel that can be applied gently with a qtip 2-3 time a day depending on the humidity. If you sleep in a dry environment get a humidifier. If the symptoms persist or accompanied by nasal obstruction, visit an ENT for evaluation. Cauterizaiton of a blood vessel maybe needed. ...Read more
See below: If your nose bleeds you can hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up and hold your head and neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more
What to do: For recurrent nose bleeds, please your dr or an ear/nose/throat specialist. If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek med assistance. ...Read more
Depends: The most common causes of nosebleeds are usually benign causes such as dry nasal membranes or trauma. It is important to see your doctor if your nosebleeds recurr in particular when on only one side or if there are any additional symptoms such as pain or difficulty breathing through your nose. ...Read more
Hold on tightly: Sit up, lean forward and put your chin on your chest. Grab the fleshy part of your nose and pinch the fleshy part against your face between your thumb and forefinger (like a clothespin). Squeeze tightly for 15 minutes and this should stop most bleeds. Do not blow your nose after this maneuver or you will blow the clot off and it will bleed again. If the bleeding doesn't stop see an md. ...Read more