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I Get Nose Bleeds Frequently Is This Due To Allergies
Possibly: Frequent nose bleeding is also common among persons with sinusitis. See your doctor for a nasal exam. Some allergy medications , especially nasal steroids, can lead to nose bleeding however, it has been my personal experience that if i treat nasal allergies with nasal steroids and nose bleeding occurs, I have likely failed to diagnose a low grade sinus infection that frequently co-exists w/ allerg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Most time nose is blocked coz od allergies. i keep sniffling hard to try to open it. this causes nose pain .is this dangerous?can it cause nose bleeds
Possible: Have you talked to your doctor about this? Nose pain can be from contact (from swollen turbinate touching the septum), sinus infection, nasal infection etc. If you have allergic rhinitis, you are more likely to get nosebleeds especially if you blow your nose hard and often. Your condition is not life-threatening but troubling. Yet it is usually treatable. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
Scabs in nose: Scabs occur as the body tries to heal from an intense inflammatory response. While these are sometimes seen with allergies, they may be more common due to infection or trauma inside the lining of the nose. Rarely, scabs may signify an underlying autoimmune condition such as wegener’s granulomatosis where nasal blood vessels become chronically inflamed. A biopsy may be helpful to determine a cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nose keeps bleeding. Everyday it will just start to randomly bleed. Why could this be? Can it be due to a dry climate?
Maybe.: Dry mouth may be due to several causes. (1) dehydration - think diabetes. (2) medication side-effects - medications for hives, for sleep, for irritable bowel syndrome often cause mucous membranes dryness. (3) mouth-breathing - think allergy, nasal obstruction, sleep apnea. Your health care professional should be able to help you sort this out. Napoleon dynamite is a chronic mouth-breather. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to treat blocked nose when i sleep that causes my eyes to be a little puffy? I don't have cold or allergies
For as long as i can remember (7+years) when i blow my nose there is often flecks of red blood.Chronic allergies and a stuffed nose. Likely the cause?
Hopefully no more: Than the result of the chronic allergies constant irritation of the delicate membranes causing little bleeds from surface capillaries. The force of blowing frequently may also play a role - especially if often and hard. You might consider seeing a doctor or allergist for help. There are topical steroid inhalers that can lessen the inflammation and other strategies too. I suffer it too. It stinks. ...Read more
I have samter's triad. My nose is runny all the time. Is this because of chronic sinusitis? How to treat runny nose?
Samter's triad: Samter’s triad is a pseudo-allergy. It produces allergy-like symptoms but via a different mechanism. Aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) block an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase1 (COX1); this is thought to lead to an excess of substances called leukotrienes, which produce the severe allergy-like effects. Treatment is often with corticosteroids. See an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never had allergies before this year. Now I sneeze alot. I get alot of runny/stuffy noses. Can menopause or age cause this or what is causing this?
Allergy at any age: Although it was once believed that allergy always starts in childhood, this is another myth in medicine not documented by studies. You can indeed become allergic at any age given that both the environment and genes are constantly evolving. ...Read more
Since 2-3 days im sneezing a lot and due to sneezing I have runny nose, sometimes dry itchy nose and throat. Is it some allergy? What should I take ?
Sneezing: Hello, it looks like your symptoms are the classic description of allergic rhinitis. Otc antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec or allegra. These medications will help reduce your symptoms. If they don't respond to this first line approach, see your doctor for other options. ...Read more
Can I use petroleum jelly into the nostrils to get rid of dryness due to hay fever? I even get very mild nose bleed because of that.
See below: Justin: Sinus or sinusitis is an overused term, without a uniform connotation. Dry air can dry out the mucus membrane of the nose and cause a sensation of burning, especially if you do not make enough mucus. Dry air by itself does not cause sinusitis. Bacterial infection in the sinuses may require antibiotic treatment. Seeing your doctor would be prudent to settle the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get really bad itchy palate and ears during pollen season, can this become serious or is it a harmless allergy symptom? Any way to relieve it?
I have had a sudden onset of what I think might be allergies. ..sneezing, nasal congestion and itchy, red, dry eyes. Is this a cold or allergies?
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