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Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vessels in your nasal lining caused by the increase in estrogen coming from your placenta. If you have a nose bleed, pinch the fleshy part of your nose for 5-15 minutes and tilt your head forward a little to minimize swallowing too much blood. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

Yes...: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom which always requires a doctor's evaluation. If you have shortness of breath, you should go to the nearest er now! call your doctor today and let him/her know of this symptom. Possibilities include bronchitis but blood clot in your lungs, especially during pregnancy, is another possiblity. This could be a life-threatening problem. See a doctor today! ...Read more

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What causes nosebleeds in pregnancy?

What causes nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Fragile capillaries: Due to the high estrogen levels in pregnancy, the small blood vessels in our mucous membranes (nasal areas, oral areas) can become fragile and easily irritated --- which is why pregnant women may see nosebleeds or bleeding gums more frequently. ...Read more

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How can I prevent nosebleeds in pregnancy?

How can I prevent nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Depends: Depends why it is bleeding. Often nosebleeds occur from the nose drying out. Using saline spray o keep the nose moist may help prevent nose bleeds. If your nose bleeds occur from the front near the nostrils, over the counter aqueous gels may help as well. If they continue, you should have some blood work done and possibly see an ENT doctor and get an nasal scope. ...Read more

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Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy increases the blood supply to mucus membranes in your mouth, nose and vagina. Nose bleeds and bleeding gums are common in pregnancy but they are not signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Strangely enough: It could be poor diet that causes both. Eating too many "empty calories" can cause nose bleeds and increased blood pressure, particularly all the sweet stuff. Pregnancy requires a pristine diet. ...Read more

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Is a nose bleed common in the first few weeks of pregnancy? Or just before a period? My wife never usually has a nose bleed.

Is a nose bleed common in the first few weeks of pregnancy?  Or just before a period? My wife never usually has a nose bleed.

No: Nose bleeds are common in pregnancy due to swollen blood vessels all over the body but not usually in the first few weeks. It's not something we see before a period either. At this time of year, most common reason would be dryness from heating the home. Humidifier and saline nose spray would be best to try as a first step. If that doesn't help, seek care. ...Read more

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Unprotected encountered. Semen was released in and or around opening. Are my chances of pregnancy low? I've had a nose bleed and slight cramping

Unprotected encountered. Semen was released in and or around opening. Are my chances of pregnancy low? I've had a nose bleed and slight cramping

Semen transmitted: Into the vagina can swim upstream. So the depth of penetration is not protective. Chances of pregnancy can be 20 to 25%. That is a pretty big risk. Use protection 100% of the time if you are sexually active ; not ready for pregnancy. If you miss your period than would take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My first pregnancy & I keep throwing up & having a nose bleed at the same time. Nose bleed once. My BP is 103/60 is this normal? I'm 15months+4days

My first pregnancy & I keep throwing up & having a nose bleed at the same time. Nose bleed once. My BP is 103/60 is this normal? I'm 15months+4days

Vomiting/ Pregnancy: I think you mean 15 weeks since pregnancy is only 9 months at most. Unfortunately, vomiting in early pregnancy is very common. It can be treated along with treating your nosebleeds that could be as easy as using neosporin to moisten your nose. See your OB, since there are treatments for vomiting that will help you get through this. Usually gets much better as pregnancy progresses. ...Read more

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Bloody nose, missed period, negative pregnancy tests. What is going on?

Bloody nose, missed period, negative pregnancy tests. What is going on?

See doctor: I do not think the two are related.It is best to see doctor for x-ray of your sinus and blood test for other causes of missed period. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex, one week later started coughing unexpectedly. No fever no rash. Slight nose bleed. What does that mean? Is that pregnancy?

Not pregnancy: Those are certainly not the typical symptoms of pregnancy although you may still be pregnant - unprotected intercourse leads to pregnancy pretty reliably. ...Read more

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What are common causes of nose bleeds in children?

What are common causes of nose bleeds in children?

Can't stop the bleed: The most common reason for nosebleeds in children is dryness in the nose. Dryness can be due to dry heat in the home or changes in weather. You may try putting a nasal saline gel inside the nose to keep the nose lubricated and moist. If the nose continues to bleed, you may need to see an ear, nose, throat doctor to cauterize the blood vessel which is bleeding and may be close to the surface. ...Read more

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Oncology- are nosebleeds a symptom of leukemia in kids? I have read they are common , but also that they can mean cancer. Normal vs worry some?

Oncology-  are nosebleeds a symptom of leukemia in kids?    I have read they are common , but also that they can mean cancer.  Normal vs worry some?

Mine have them: All 3 of my children have had nosebleeds from time to time and none have had cancer. Nosebleeds are almost always due to dry noses, nose-picking, dry air, colds, and or can just happen. Cancer is a very rare cause. Any doubts of course, please dont hesitate to bring them in to your pediatrician. There are no bad questions for your pediatrician! ...Read more

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Are nosebleeds common in children. If they happen frequently, should I be worried. What is the way to prevent them.

Are nosebleeds common in children. If they happen frequently, should I be worried. What is the way to prevent them.

Nosebleeds: Are frequent in children, especially when exposed to hot and dry air. Saline drops to the nose and vasoline around the outside of the nose can help. Also children are prone to picking their noses which can also start a nosebleed. If the nosebleeds are frequent, have your child examined by their pediatrician. ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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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


Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = ...Read more