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Hello Doctor, my son 4 years old suffered from nose bleeding 2-3 days back. Which humidifier do you suggest warm or cool?

Hello Doctor, my son 4 years old suffered from nose bleeding 2-3 days back. Which humidifier do you suggest warm or cool?

Humidification: is the goal, and both methods will achieve this. Warm or cool mist is generally a matter of preference and availability. Scald injuries are an issue with some warm mist humidifiers and should be used with caution in homes with small children and pets. ...Read more

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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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Cool mist or warm mist humditifier is best which one? , sometimes I have nose bleeds. i've seen a specialist i had a cat scan that was normal.

Cool mist or warm mist humditifier is best which one? , sometimes I have nose bleeds. i've seen a specialist i had a cat scan that was normal.

Nosebleeds: Cold humidification can sometimes constrict blood vessels and stop bleeding, like applying an ice pack. Nosebleeds can be caused by a blood vessel that is close to the surface inside your nostril and may need to be cauterized. Not sure why you had a CT scan unless your sinuses were being evaluated. Try gently swabbing with vaseline on a swab to keep the insides of the nares moist. ...Read more

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Why do I get nose bleeds every night? They don't stop dripping until I hold my head back for 5 minutes and I tried humidifier

Why do I get nose bleeds every night? They don't stop dripping until I hold my head back for 5 minutes and I tried humidifier

Nosebleeds: It could b=due to allergic rhinitis, meds you use for allergic rhinitis or some thing else. If its been going on for some time, you should have ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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Last 2 months I have been getting lots of nose bleeds. I use cpap with humidifier and run a personal humidifier. Is there a concern 4 cancer or othe?

Last 2 months I have been getting lots of nose bleeds.  I use cpap with humidifier and run a personal humidifier.  Is there a concern 4 cancer or othe?

Not likely: CPAP often causes nosebleeds because of dry air, and trauma from the high pressures used by the machine to keep your airway open. This is common and usually easily dealt with. Cancer is not a likely cause. ...Read more

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I have had 4 unexplained nose bleeds today and now it feels like I have warm blood dripping down the back of my throat. What should be done?

I have had 4 unexplained nose bleeds today and now it feels like I have warm blood dripping down the back of my throat. What should be done?

See ENT doctor: You need to be examined by an ENT specialist to determine the cause of bleeding. Even if it turns out to be the usual site in anterior part of the nose, if it is troublesome, the doctor could cauterize the offending vessel. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing continuous nose bleeds for the past 3 days, i bleed at least 3 times a day, what's going on? Should i be worried?

I'm experiencing continuous nose bleeds for the past 3 days, i bleed at least 3 times a day, what's going on? Should i be worried?

Nosebleeds: Hello, nosebleeds occur quite commonly and will usually respond to simple pressure by squeezing the front of the nose. Since it is recurring, go see your doctor or an ENT who may cauterize your nose and rid you of these bleeds. ...Read more

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If i just got a little angry my nose bleeds a lot , it can bleed for hours with none stop ...How can I deal with that?

If i just got a little angry my nose bleeds a lot , it can bleed for hours with none stop ...How can I deal with that?

Common: Epistaxis is common in everyone. 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification of the air, and nasal moisturizing with a variety of otc nasal saline gels or mist spray. It's not a major health hazard, but should see md. ...Read more

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Someone i know is having a nose bleed for about 20 minutes and he gets these nose bleeds randomly for about 4 days now & can he do anything for this ?

Someone i know is having a nose bleed for about 20 minutes and he gets these nose bleeds randomly for about 4 days now & can he do anything for this ?

Blood work: It could be the result of a cold or infection or something more. His doc can do some blood work to see if your friend has difficulty clotting and help if needed. That help could be medicine or diet modification. ...Read more

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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


Humidifier (Definition)

Increasing the humidity in your home helps eliminate the dry air that can irritate and inflame the passages in the nose and throat. Humidified air can relieve the discomfort of colds and the flu. Using a humidifier in the home can help relieve a stuffy nose and can help break up mucus so you ...Read more