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Does Humidity Changes 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
Sinus swelling: Runny, stuffy, congested nose with pressure behind the eyes, and sometimes post nasal discharge are suggestive of chronic rhinitis. Appropriate evaluation by ear nose and throat specialist and or allergist will be helpful. Medicines to help symptoms and possible immunotherapy (allergy injections) , if indicated, will be helpful. Humidity changes can affect the symptoms. ...Read more
Not at all !: Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the way your sinus drain. Also some molds and other allergens may be more active with weather changes. ...Read more
Allergy: You may have some kind of allergy. You may want to take allergy medication or decongestin. It may be a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have been having nightly nosebleeds, for the past 4 days. I have increased the humidity in our home to around 45% since day 2. What else can I do?
No, but Xarelto will: aggravate; ?duration before stopping. Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding is ?ed because Xarelto slows clotting at all locations. It does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. Can Xarelto response be checked? Yes, using a TEG machine, see: http://goo.gl/XxOW9c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Some people do experience more nosebleeds with hot baths. Two possible causes: the increase in temperature can dilate the capillaries. This would increase blood flow through all capillaries, including the nose, increasing the chance for a bleed. The other possible explanation is that the mucous membranes of the nose get irritated due to a change in humidity. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can!: Studies have shown that, in some cases, patients who experience nosebleeds get them after finding themselves in stressful situations. A 2001 article in the British Medical Journal suggests that this could have something to do with the spikes in blood pressure that are very common when you're stressed out. Read: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42648940/ns/health-mental_health/t/weird-signs-youre-way-too-stressed-out/#.WTdn7WgrKUk ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter had a nosebleed last night and this morning never happened before. What could cause this?
Nosebleed: Nasal dryness then picking crusts out of the nose. Use ointment 4 x a day. Bacitracim. ...Read more