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Dr. Laura McMullen
Board Certified, Pediatrics
16 years in practice
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What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

Dr. Laura McMullen
Board Certified, Pediatrics
16 years in practice
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Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. With your past history of diabetes and high blood pressure, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation as soon as possible. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Robert Knox
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Nose Bleeds (Definition)

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


Dr. Julie Abbott
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
40 years in practice
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My question is for my husband he has very high blood pressure constant keeps a headache this morning he had a headache, nosebleed, blood pressure is 145/102 what does that mean?

Dr. Julie Abbott
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
40 years in practice
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My question is for my husband he has very high blood pressure constant keeps a headache this morning he had a headache, nosebleed, blood pressure is 145/102 what does that mean?

Not controlled!: He needs immediate medical attention! Even though his blood pressure numbers are not terribly concerning, though they are high, the fact that he is having these symptoms suggests urgency. Your doctor may just ask him to take some extra medication today, or she may want him to come in. Call the office now! Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Bradford Romans
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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I have high blood pressure, bad headaches, and vomiting. My vision went extremely blurred at one time and i had small nosebleed. I recently had sex?

Dr. Bradford Romans
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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I have high blood pressure, bad headaches, and vomiting.  My vision went extremely blurred at one time and i had small nosebleed. I recently had sex?

Time for a check up: What's it going to take to get you in?Seriously, see your family doctor or find a board certified internist, to evaluate your complaints, perform a thorough history and physical exam.Its the right thing to do...For yourself.You can start to check and record your blood pressure and pulse.Take these numbers in to the doctor, for a head start. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Ajai Sawhney
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
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What to do if I have high blood pressure and nosebleeds?

Dr. Ajai Sawhney
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What to do if I have high blood pressure and nosebleeds?

High Blood pressure: High blood pressure prolongs nosebleeds but doe not cause them. Controlling your blood pressure will decrease the duration of a nosebleed. The cause your nosebleed can be determine often by a physical exam ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
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How can I tell if a nosebleed is from high blood pressure?

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
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How can I tell if a nosebleed is from high blood pressure?

Nosebleeds: Hello, the blood vessels in the front of your nose are very close to the mucosal surface. As air travels in and out of your nose, it can cause irritation. Other triggers include picking at the nose, allergy, intranasal medications, nasal oxygen administration recreational drugs, bleeding disorders, blood thinning medications and... Yes hypertension. Have your blood pressure checked to see if high. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
22 years in practice
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Can high blood pressure cause nosebleeds?

Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
22 years in practice
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High likelyhood: Many patients present to the er with nosebleeds only to find out they have had undiagnosed high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
36 years in practice
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I been taking more sodium these 3 weeks. recently i have been having 3 nosebleeds? is it too late to change? or do i already have high blood pressure?

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
36 years in practice
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I been taking more sodium these 3 weeks. recently i have been having 3 nosebleeds? is it too late to change? or do i already have high blood pressure?

Two Different Issues: All life based on water containing salts. Salt intake has little effect on blood pressure, thus check BP, preferably using a mercury gauge (only reliable gauge), stethoscope & someone experienced who will teach you how to read systolic (fist palpable) and diastolic (last palpable) pulse under the center of the cuff. While constantly adjusted by brain, very few consciously aware with any accuracy. ...Read more

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Board Certified, Cardiology
26 years in practice
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Is getting nose bleeds sign of high blood pressure?

Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Board Certified, Cardiology
26 years in practice
2M people helped
Is getting nose bleeds sign of high blood pressure?

No: It can be but usually not.

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Board Certified, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
21 years in practice
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Doc why do I have nose bleeds every now and then . I don't have high blood pressure . I don't suffer from any illness. Since i was a child i had this .

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Board Certified, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
21 years in practice
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Doc why do I have nose bleeds every now and then . I don't have high blood pressure . I don't suffer from any illness. Since i was a child i had this .

Several possibilitie: Von villebrand disease, dessication, cocaine, deviated septum, foreign body, polyp, nasal telangiectasia (hereditary/congenital or acquired), nasal allergies, hypertension, blood dyscrasias, thrombocytopenia, uremia, medication side effects can all cause epistaxis. Seek medical care with your family physician first and a specialist as needed (ent, hematologist, allergiologist/immunologist) asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Endocrinology
23 years in practice
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I keep getting nose bleeds, high blood pressure, dizzyness, thirsty. Could it be diabetes?

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Endocrinology
23 years in practice
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I keep getting nose bleeds, high blood pressure, dizzyness, thirsty. Could it be diabetes?

Could be many things: Thirst per se isn't a symptom of diabetes independent of making lots of urine. People with diabetes even get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and drink. But symptoms show up only when sugar has been chronically high. Diabetes can be diagnosed before symptoms. High BP associated with diabetes. With all this going on please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Hypertension (Definition)

Hypertension is also known as High blood pressure. Moderate high blood pressure (moderate hypertension) is a symptom in which a person's systolic pressure (upper number) is 160-179, or his diastolic pressure (lower number) is 100-109. High blood pressure should be treated to avoid damage to ...Read more


Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleeds (Definition)

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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