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Does Common Cold Cause Nosebleeds
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 in the blood vessel. ...Read more
Irritation: inflammation and dryness of the nasal passages during common cold makes the mucous lining of the nasal cavity more sensitive to the least stimulus hence the sneeze, so well hydration, nasal washes and rest helps reduce the inflammation till the body fends off the virus, hope this helps ...Read more
Rarely....: The most common cause of common colds is rhinovirus a virus not know to cause myocarditis. The common viral agents that can cause myocarditis like Cosackievirus esp. type B, Adenovirus, Influenza are less common causes of common cold. The risk of having a myocarditis after an infection with either of the latter viruses is quite rare. Hit or miss. ...Read more
Can the common cold sometimes cause amenorrhea? Can an illness such as a common cold ever cause amenorrhea?
Not exactly: Some causes of amenorrhea (loss of menstrual periods) can include severe weight loss and illness, so i suppose it is distantly possible. That being said, the nature of the common cold is that it should not make one sick enough for long enough to produce amenorrhea. Some women have rather irregular cycles which are exquisitely sensitive to physical or emotional stress and in that case possibly. ...Read more
It could but: If you have had symptoms for more than 7 days you may consider getting checked out to make sure you don't have a bacterial sinus infection. ...Read more
Gillain Barre: Unfortunately, yes, any viral syndrome can cause this as well as certain medications. The good news is that it's rare and you basically have to wait it out ...Read more
Is eating ice cream in winter when the weather is cold bad ? Can it cause to have common cold or tobecome sick ?
LOL: I do that all the time. There is no proven problem, only individualized. During cold times people don't want anything more cold so it is a preference. I like it. Some have asthma and don't like the cold, irritating for them. The disease common cold is from an infection of a virus not from ice cream. So if you like it, join the group. Have fun. ...Read more
Is it "normal" to have common cold or allergies every two to three months? How do you prevent it? Will I need an allergy test to find the cause?
Perhaps but: the average adults have about 3 colds a year and thus your problem may not be unusual until the duration of the cold exceeds 2-3 weeks each time and the occurrence is seasonal. If you have a "cold" every 2 months however, then the chance for allergy rises. The presence of itching and lack of a fever would point more to allergy and allergy tests would be the answer. ...Read more
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