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Hit Head Nose Bleed
Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Er or ambulatory care. Especially if you had any loss of conciousness with it. ...Read more
Hemostatic solution: You probably lacerated the inside mucosa of the nose, apply pressure and lay down as blood pressure might increase, tray to apply any hemostatic solution sold over the ouster in the drugs store. You should be fine , but if cognition persists you should see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Daughter spars, kicked in head- nose on fri.Eyes dilated headache, dizzy, has nose pain , bruised. Could it be concussion? Nose have fracture?
Head injury, fell from shower, hit head on toilet. Two days ago. Pressure sensation inside head. Nausea, no vomit. Can't focus. Should I worry?
2 yo fell on cement & hit back of head. Few min later he slipped & dad caught him but he still hit nose &forehead. Seems fine. Didn't cry. Nose stuffy?
Observe: I presume that you unstated question is what to do. As the child did not lose consciousness, seems fine, and didn't cry, no acute medical evaluation is necessary at this time. If he develops altered mental status, or vomits, then evaluation should be urgently sought. If the falling continues, then the should be evaluated by pediatrician urgently. ...Read more
Threw my head back when laughing and hit my head on a corner of a cement wall. My head is very sore. Concussion?
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friable membranes: It is more common to have nosebleeds in dry conditions unless allergies play a part. If it is hot and humid and you spend most of your time in a/c that could be drying causing the nasal membranes to crack and bleed. ...Read more
Hit head above left temple on corner of car door 3 days ago. Small bump barely noticeable bruise&little scratch. Slight headache yesterday&today. Dr??
Ice it!: Accidents happen. The best, easiest & cheapest thing you can do is ice the area as soon as possible. Earlier is better, more often is better than less often. Acetaminophen, if you're otherwise healthy, can be used for pain relief (I tend to avoid ibuprofen). As you didn't lose consciousness or develop neurological symptoms (weakness, numbness) I surmise you will recover. Stay healthy &Good luck. ...Read more
Got hit the nose 2 days ago. No blood brushing swelling. Dull headache around eye and nose still sore. Broken?
Unlikely: Unlikely to have a broken nose in the absence of swelling and bruising. A visit to your doctor and an xray can tell you for sure. ...Read more
Look for Changes...: Look for changes in behavior. Children hit their heads often; most do very well after an accident. Crying in this case is good unless it is prolonged. Look for excessive sleepiness, vomiting, or change in mental status. If a bump (goose egg) is there and there is no bleeding, try a cold compress or sack of frozen peas. If vomiting does occur call your doctor or go directly to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more
Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?
Common cold: Sounds like you have the common symptoms of a cold. These are viral in nature and should go away on their own in a few days. ...Read more
MVA last night, hit a tree due to accelerator defect.Face hit steering wheel so hard it bent it, immediate nose bleed.Pain and swelling today.Broken?
MVA: go to the hospital.need X-RayGet a more detailed answer ›
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