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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


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Have a concern re: two recent incidents involving nose bleeds. Was cleaning my left side when blood came gushing out rapidly... Rather than the usual slow drip. Have not had any head trauma or injury. I do have lots of stress taking care of my aging fa

Have a concern re: two recent incidents involving nose bleeds.  Was cleaning my left side when blood came gushing out rapidly... Rather than the usual slow drip.  Have not had any head trauma or injury.  I do have lots of stress taking care of my aging fa

Epistaxis. : Stress is unlikely to be the reason for this nose bleed; it may prolong the nose bleed if associated with long standing high blood pressure, but does not cause it on its own. Most common cause is nose picking. Many local and systemic conditions can cause nose bleed. If it persists, see your fp or ent. ...Read more

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I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?

I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?

TBI: Symptoms can persist for a long time. Once one has a significant TBI even a minor trauma can precipitate symptoms. Consider seeing a TBI specialist. ...Read more

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I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

I'm having nose bleed after head injury but not hit in nose, normal?

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 more

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What would cause a sharp pain in my head than follow by a nose bleeds has only happened 2 times in the last 6 months

What would cause a sharp pain in my head than follow by a nose bleeds has only happened 2 times in the last 6 months

Epistaxis : Epistaxis or bloody noses can be caused by a variety of things and is worth having it looked into by your primary care doctor or an ear, nose and throat doctor (otolaryngologist). Seeing that your nosebleeds follow a sharp headache, you should also be evaluated for high blood pressure since this can lead to nosebleeds that are difficult to stop. In the meantime, here are a few nose bleed tips. If your nose starts to bleed, pinch the soft part of your nose below the bridge, not the bridge to stop the bleeding. Now keep pinching for 5 minutes. Set a timer or look at a watch because it will feel like forever. And no peeking! that will stop 95% of all nosebleeds. ...Read more

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If you have nosebleeds pain on left head side and burning eyes what could it be?

If you have nosebleeds pain on left head side and burning eyes what could it be?

Sinus problems: Most likely this is an infected or blocked sinus and it could also be the acute events around the start of a flu or cold. Check with your family doctor for persistent symptoms or any debility. ...Read more

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Do you lean your head back and pinch the nose with nosebleed?

Do you lean your head back and pinch the nose with nosebleed?

Partly correct: Things you can do yourself for a mild nosebleed include 1. Sitting upright to reduce the pressure in the veins 2. Lean forward to avoid swallowing blood 3. Pinch both nostrils shut for 5 minutes or so you can repeat these steps 3-4 times. Seek medical attention immediately if it hasn't stopped by then. ...Read more

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

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


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more