Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is Ethnicity A Factor In Nosebleeds

Share
1

1
Does having lots of nosebleeds mean some sort of clotting factor deficiency?

Does having lots of nosebleeds mean some sort of clotting factor deficiency?

Not necessarily: There can be various local reasons in the nose that can cause recurrent nosebleeds. If you bruise easily, have bleeding gums, or have heavy periods in association with recurrent nosebleeds, you may have a blood disorder. Your ENT and primary care doctor along w/ a hematologist may all need to work together to help diagnose this disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
709 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
I asked earlier about my daughter. She went to the doctor for heavy periods. She gets nose bleeds. She was found to have factor viii. She is 13.

I asked earlier about my daughter.  She went to the doctor for heavy periods.  She gets nose bleeds.  She was found to have factor viii. She is 13.

With that history,: Von willebrand disease is the mostly likely cause out of the 3 possibilities i gave you. There are 3 types of vwd, all of which can be managed so your daughter can live an active, healthy life once you & she learn what to do. See http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/vwd/. ...Read more

4

4
What should I do about my 4-year-old’s frequent nosebleeds?

What should I do about my 4-year-old’s frequent nosebleeds?

Probably normal: This age group is hard because they are nose pickers. Many kids have frequent nosebleeds. In this age it is tough to get the nosebleed to stop completely because of the picking. Increasing the moisturizers (humidified air, moisturizing creams like eucerin, nasal saline sprays or gels) can be helpful. But these treatments are hard for this age group. If it continues to be a problem, see your doc. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
What can you do to stop a nosebleed?

What can you do to stop a nosebleed?

See below: The best way is to tilt your head backwasrd and place a small cloth in the opening of the nose on the side that is bleeding in 5 minutes it should be stopped if not see a physician. ...Read more

7

7
What to do if i got a nosebleed lying on my back?

What is causing: the nose bleed is important , find the cause. Im,mediate measure ,blow the blood clots out and hold the nose tightly for few mnts breath with mouth. Bleeding will stop in most of times if still bleed seek the help from your doctor or ER ...Read more

8

8
What does a new but recurring nosebleed tell you?

Irritated: Probably rubbed or picked the nose at the very front upper inner wall and caused the bleeding. If it stops readily with pressure that is likely what the cause is. You can help by not rubbing or picking your nose and you can put s small dab ( with q-tip) of vaseline in the upper inner front part twice a day. Also saline mists are okay too. ...Read more

9

9
What causes nosebleeds?

Many possibilities: The most common source of a nose bleed is from the front/ bottom part of the nasal septum. This is a vascular area and some people have prominent blood vessels in this area. The blood vessels may break with a nose blow, dryness, or picking at this area. But there are other more serious causes such as hypertension, growth and even a malignancy. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What causes nosebleeds?

What causes nosebleeds?

Superficial vessels: 95% of nosebleeds occur from the front of the nose. Blood vessels can be superficial in that area and easily traumatized. This then can lead to bleeding. Bleeding is usually worse when noses are irritated either from an upper respiratory tract infection or allergies. Some people have bleeding disorders which can also make bleeding worse. If nosebleeds are a problem for you you should see an ENT doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
How to stop nosebleeds forever?

Treat nosebleeds: Difficult to guarantee stopping nose bleeds for ever. The nose has lots of small blood vessels that run through it, much of which help the nose function and maintain structure. If you have nose bleeds a lot, you should see an otolaryngology specialist for a thorough exam and identification (and treatment) of the cause(s). ...Read more

12

12
How do you deal with nosebleeds?

Stop them, eval. why: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. May need scope to evaluate for nasal mass and blood work to check if okay. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Cause of reoccurring nosebleeds?

Cause of  reoccurring nosebleeds?

Causes: Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial ; viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
How can I heal chronic nosebleeds?

How can I heal chronic nosebleeds?

Chronic nose bleeds: An ear nose and throat doctor can cauterize your nasal blood vessels to stop the bleeding ...Read more

15

15
What can cause continuos nosebleeds?

Prominent vessels: You may have some prominent blood vessels in the very front part of the septum. This region is easy to traumatize with nose picking/blowing nose, etc. If you are having frequent nose bleeds... Get it checked by your local ent. ...Read more

16

16
What could cause chronic nosebleeds?

What could cause chronic nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds: Some of the causes of frequent nosebleeds include constant exposure to dry air, consistent use of nasal sprays (for allergies or congestion), recurrent upper respiratory tract infections, and snorting drugs, such as cocaine. Sometimes, recurrent nosebleeds can indicate an underlying bleeding disorder. ...Read more

17

17
How can I manage my baby's nosebleeds?

How can I manage my baby's nosebleeds?

Humidify air: Babies can develop nosebleeds if the delicate skin inside their nose cracks and dries out or through mechanical trauma such as nasal suction or nose picking. Moisturizing the air with a humidifier and placing vaseline in nose with q-tip prior to bedtime can minimize bleeding episodes. If the nose begins to bleed pinch the nostrils continuously shut for 5 minutes. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
18

18
I often have nosebleeds. please help.?

Nosebleeds: This may be caused by changing weather, trauma to nose, Using Vaseline or a Eucalyptus based oil during the summer months may be useful ...Read more

19

19
How do you stop nosebleeds in children?

How do you stop nosebleeds in children?

A bloody nose: Nosebleeds are a common in children.Most are benign, self limited and easily controlled by applying gentle pressure.However a child's age, medical and family history should be taken into consideration.Nosepicking is common but foreign bodies, chronic allergies, high blood pressure, bleeding disorders , etc could also be the cause.If nosebleeds are recurrent, severe, your child is not a picker see a md. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What causes recurrent heavy nosebleeds?

Different causes: Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial ; viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Sonober Umair
424 doctors shared insights

Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = ...Read more


Dr. Robert Knox
550 doctors shared insights

Nose Bleeds (Definition)

Nose bleeds = epistaxis = ...Read more