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Does Bleeding Disorders Cause Nosebleeds
Some women experience nose and gum bleeding during pregnancy. Keeping well hydrated, especially with orange juice or foods high in Vitamin C, may help to strengthen your capillaries (tiny blood vessels) and reduce this bleeding. You may also consider using a humidifier to help reduce nasal congestion. Gently brushing with a soft toothbrush ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Until the pain starts.Get a more detailed answer ›
Liver makes clotting: The liver makes most of the proteins that make blood clot. Thus dysfunction of the liver results in deficiency of many clotting proteins leading to bleeding tendency. Another reason is that the liver converts inactive form of some of the clotting factors to active forms with the help of vitamin k. The liver dysfunction can not make this conversion fully, and thus bleeding tendency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See article: "The liver plays a central role in the clotting process. Acute and chronic liver diseases are invariably associated with coagulation disorders due to multiple causes including: decreased synthesis of clotting and inhibitor factors,..". See http://www.aniara.com/Blog/Coagulation-Corner/archives/2010/11/LIVER-DISEASE-AND-COAGULATION-OUTCOMES.aspx ...Read more
4 year old son nosebleed couple times a week, sometimes none for weeks. the bleeding comes from anterior. could it be bleeding disorder?
Usually irritants : Nose bleeds in infants is usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes, etc.All lead to irritation & occasionally infection.This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel & reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11yr daughter woke up with a pool of blood in bed from nosebleed bleeding continued for 15 minutes from both nostrils no known cause/other symptoms?
Irritants/allergies: The tiny blood vessels in the nasal membranes will often break & bleed after trauma. Kids will rub the nose when half asleep & often wake to a bloody pillow/bed. Nasal wetting gel (ayr gel) or nasal saline at bedtime can reduce this process.Covering the pillow/bed in allergy encasements can reduce constant exposure to dust mites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause a nosebleed and headache.when I have a headache and my nose starts bleeding it relieves pressure?
I had a nosebleed today with blood dripping down my throat. I has no outward signs. It stopped bleeding on its own. Is there cause for concern?
Generally No: Nosebleeds are common and have various causes. Determining the cause will help to avoid them in the future. Commonly finger trauma (nose-picking) leads to nasal bleeds; use a tissue when removing debris. When the mucosa is dry it can easily bleed; use a humidifier to avoid this. High blood pressure can rupture small vessels; control your blood pressure. See your doctor if bleeds do not stop. ...Read more
Yes: If the tests ordered for a bleeding disorder were not accurate, they would not be ordered - makes no sense. The question, however, is which tests are ordered and how are they interpreted - whether normal, low, or high. There are different types of bleeding disorders so different tests will help pinpoint the specific diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. 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 ...Read more
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