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Is excessive nose bleeding a worrisome sign of leukemia?

Is excessive nose bleeding a worrisome sign of leukemia?

Maybe: Excessive nosebleeds can be a sign of leukemia, but there are much more common causes. If these are concerning to you, please get it evaluated by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Leukemia (Definition)

A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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Help please! is excessive nose bleeding a sign of leukemia?

Help please! is excessive nose bleeding a sign of leukemia?

It can be: East bruising and unexpected bleeding can both be signs of leukemia, and in both cases there are many other, and less serious, potential explanations. ...Read more

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My dad is 50 years old and has been nose bleeding excessively since 12:00?

My dad is 50 years old and has been nose bleeding excessively since 12:00?

May need physician : Have him pinch his nostrals together while holding his head back for 10 minutes. If bleeding does not stop then seek help from his physician or a hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i stop my nose bleeding?

Can you tell me how could i stop my nose bleeding?

Nose bleeds: If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up ; hold your head ; neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more

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Causes for nose bleeding? How do I permanently stop it? Please help.

Causes for nose bleeding? How do I permanently stop it? Please help.

See Dr.: Common reasons for nose bleeds include: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at a ^ altitude, trauma to the 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 a broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol or Cocaine abuse can lead to nose bleeds. ...Read more

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Why is my 5m old nose bleeding?

Why is my 5m old nose bleeding?

Many reasons: The child may have an area of irritation, a dry nose, it may have been scratched, a bleeding problem or a mass. Try nasal saline gently in the nose and if persistent see a pediatric ent. ...Read more

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Is low BP related to nose bleeding?

Is low BP  related to nose bleeding?

Probably not: You would have to lose a LOT of blood through your nose for it to affect you blood pressure from the blood loss alone. You reaction to the nosebleed might cause your blood pressure to drop, this is why some people faint when they see blood. Most of the nose bleeds I have seen have been associated with high blood pressure, blood thinners or nasal allergies ...Read more

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How to cure nose bleeding caused by bad mood?

How to cure nose bleeding caused by bad mood?

Unusual: I never heard of having nosebleeds because of a mood disorder. See you in ENT physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What are the causes of nose bleeding ? And how to treat them ?

What are the causes of nose bleeding ? And how to treat them ?

Many things: Dry, heated, indoor air. Dry, hot, low-humidity climates, Colds (upper respiratory infections) and sinusitis, Vigorous nose blowing or nose picking. Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. High blood pressure . Chemical irritants (e.g., cocaine, industrial chemicals, others). Injury to the nose and/or face. Deviated septum. ...Read more

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Why is my 5m old's nose bleeding? And she seems healthy and happy

Why is my 5m old's nose bleeding? And she seems healthy and happy

5mo old w/nose bleed: Have your pediatrician/ family doc check your daughter's nose to make sure there are no sores or raw areas. Keep her nails short and if she has runny or stuffy nose, clear it gently with saline drops and tissue. ...Read more

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Can an alcoholic that cannot stop nose bleeding have some other health problems?

Can an alcoholic that cannot stop nose bleeding have some other health problems?

Yes: Quite probably there is significant liver damage from the alcoholism. The liver is where blood clotting factors & components are made; so liver damage can interfere with clotting process. There may be other factors involved; so pt should see fp/ent/im to evaluate & outline course of treatment. ...Read more

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My problem for my 4 year old son is that he always suffers nose bleeding. What will i do?

My problem for my 4 year old son is that he always suffers nose bleeding. What will i do?

Allergies?: Some children develop nasal bleeding if they have nasal allergies and others just bleed in cold weather from dry air. Try a nasal saline drops and gel and if he has other symptoms consult an allergist. ...Read more

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What are the cause of left nose bleeding. See some blood. I work in kitchen. Sometimes nose bleeding occur. Not every day. 2 times in months occur?

What are the cause of left nose bleeding. See some blood. I work in kitchen. Sometimes nose bleeding occur. Not every day. 2 times in months occur?

See your MD: Nose bleeding can be associated with chronically breathing air that is too dry, to nasal trauma or digital removal of mucus crusts. Also, blood pressure needs to be checked. Some growths in the nose may bleed. You may try saline nasal spray, vasiline to moisturize, but you must see your doctor or ent--(ears, nose, throat doctor). Low platelets may be associated as well. ...Read more

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My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but this year it is quit a few time with headache?

My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but  this year it is quit a few time with headache?

Dry nose: Sounds like your son might have allergic rhinitis which is causing the turbinates (mucous membranes) in his nose to become soft,swollen and irritated. They can bleed from this. This can also cause the headache. See your doc for nasal spray or try loratidine or certified. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

Pinch your nose: Most nose bleeds occur on thefront part of the septum , the wall between the two sides of your nose. Gently blow blood clot out of your nose. With your thumb on the side of your nose that is bleeding, pinch the front of your nose fairly hard for 10 to 15 minutes. Don't stick anything up you nose. Don't pinch the top of your nose. Lean forward, not backward. ...Read more

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Hello. If a person is having nose bleeding. If is possible for her to do esthetic treatments, such as criotherapy or microdermoabrasion? Thanks

Hello. If a person is having nose bleeding. If is possible for her to do esthetic treatments, such as criotherapy or microdermoabrasion? 
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Depends: If the nose bleed is due to a coagulation problem, then the treatments you mentioned would not be advisable. Nose bleed is usually not due to coagulation defects, but it would be prudent to consult your doctor for advice. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Does anemia causes nose bleeding? Yes or no?

Does anemia causes nose bleeding? Yes or no?

Possibly: Depending on the cause of anemia, there can be associations with mucous membrane irritation leading to increased mucosal oozing or bleeding. Folate, (folic acid) b12, thiamine and even iron deficiencies can be associated with mucous membrane inflammation irritation and oozing from those surfaces. ...Read more

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Is there a link between seizures and nose bleeding?

Is there a link between  seizures and nose bleeding?

What's the timing?: Nose bleeds during seizures can occur when the associated elevated blood pressure bursts small blood vessels in the nose (not to say also directly striking the nose during seizure). Persistent nosebleeds after a seizure has ended is distinctly unusual and should investigated as a separate problem. ...Read more

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Indication of nose bleeding to sepsis?

Indication of nose bleeding to sepsis?

Sepsis: This is a term used for systemic inflammatory response syndrome due to infection. Infections can arise from lesions in the nose or sinuses and these can conceivably lead to "sepsis", but far more info would be necessary along with an exam in order to comment further. See your doctor and be assessed. Good luck. ...Read more

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