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Is Excessive Nose Bleeding A Worrisome Sign Of Leukemia
Leukemia is 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
I just saw my son nose bleeding while sleeping. Why would this happen? Is this similar to nose bleeding that happens to kids during the day time? Is this something worrisome ?
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Nosebleeds: Most common cause of nosebleeds is nose picking and dryness in the nasal mucosa more typically during the winter. Stop picking nose and use nasal saline or vaseline for the nasal mucosa. Other things to consider: Is there a fhx of bleeding problems? How often are the nosebleeds? Is it only one side involved? Causes could be amtomical issue, bleeding disorder, malignancy, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an usual blood test enough to recognize if a light nose bleeding normal or I need another tests?what are the recomended tests
Nose bleeds: may be trauma, nose dry/friable from cold /dry air (even if runs), picking, allergies , HTN, rarely autoimmune disease , masses in nose can also be from cocaine, rarely first sign of leukemia. Usually we check CBC to make sure platelets OK , blood count OK, sometimes PT/PTTT/INR bleeding parameters. Try vasoline inside tip at night, if recurrent get ENT ,sed rate . f/u w/doc ...Read more
Depends on age: In children, the most common cause of nose bleeds is trauma or foreign body (most likely from picking with a finger). In adults, nose bleeds can be caused or prolonged by a number of factors. The most common of which would be blood-thinning medications like coumadin; plavix; Aspirin and trauma. Inherited blood clotting disorders may be a cause as well but are rare and would likely be known by you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try vaseline!: Hi! Glad to help out a fellow jiu jitsu practitioner! I hate getting blood on my gi, and who wants to train with cotton stuck in their nose? One thing that often happens, is the bleeding site gets a scab, and the next time you train the scab gets rubbed off! Put a little vaseline on a qtip and GENTLY apply a little in the nostril. This will help keep the scab from drying and rubbing off! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Ponaris oil: One of my favorite products is ponaris oil. It is an over the counter product made of medicinal plant oils that acts like "chap stick" for the nose reducing dryness and inflammation and bleeding. If your pharmacy doesn't stock it you can order it online. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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