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Is It Normal To Unexpectedly Have 3 Nosebleeds In A Week
Nose bleeds common:
Most of the time nose bleeds in kids are due to dry air +/- nose picking or rubbing, and not letting the fragile skin in the nose heal between insults. Preventive- try vaseline or neosporin to lining of nose.
Try with next bleed: blow nose fully to get out clots + mucous, hold nose firmly just below the hard part for 5min (don't tip head back), then if stopped-don't touch! ...Read more
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
I've had three nose bleeds today and one yesterday! Nosebleeds are not normal for me. I know it's not drugs because I don't do them. :)?
I am about two to three months late for my period, I am getting heavy nose bleeds daily, is that normal? Age. 15
No: These symptoms require medical attention immediately do not delay. ...Read more
Was taking flonase/patanase - blood in mucus so stopped. Blood still deep in nostril ~3 weeks later, but no nosebleed. Is this normal?
Not normal, nor rare: This is not very rare, however it is not a normal pregnancy symptom and merits further investigation! Women with nosebleeds are more likely than others to suffer severe hemorrhage during delivery and require blood transfusion. A complete blood count and coagulation panel should be checked to exclude coagulopathy or thrombocytopenia. Von willebrand factor deficiency has to be considered! See mfm! ...Read more
Is it normal to get nosebleeds while breastfeeding? I had a c-section almost 5 weeks ago and I'm taking nurofen for the pain of the scar.
Nosebleeds: It is not normal to have a nosebleed while breast feeding you should. Have an ENT doctor check your nose and cauterize the bleeding spot. In the meantime use a fingernail dollop of Bacitracin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) in each nostril 4 to 5 times a day until the nose stops crusting. Do not pick the crusts let them slough naturally. I do not think the medicine for your scar is affecting the nose. ...Read more
My dr up my warfarin at 5 mg by day. .. I have nosebleed frequently... Is dangerous. Normal? My last rin is 1.3 whit 4mg each day.
No, not normal.: Depends on amount, but consult your doctor because you might have a blood disorder that prevents your blood from clotting. ...Read more
Nose bleed: There are many causes of nasal bleeding. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
No!: You should get a medical examination by your doctor. You need to be sure that your blood pressure is normal because high blood pressure can often cause such symptoms. But nose bleeds can occur due to many causes. You may need to see an ENT doctor to check your nose and perhaps do a blood test also. ...Read more
My daughter 6 yrs has had a nosebleed for three days it's a start and stop nosebleed for for the whole day should I worry and take her to her doctor?
Bleeding: From nose is never normal, you could have some minor problem need to be corrected, speak to your doctor for ENT Surgeon referral. ...Read more
Is it normal to frequently get nosebleeds while pregnant? It's usually only one different side each time and it's out of absolutely nowhere.
No: No it is not normal so contact your treating OB MD and explain your problem. ...Read more
Nosebleeds are normal for me. I have a cold and hence bleeds. I have a 9h flight soon. What can happen if I get a nosebleed in air? What if it won't stop?
Keep nasal membranes moist -saline or a bit of neosporin may work.
Take some nasal clotting agent some over the counter packs.
But better yet see your ENT and be sure no lesions that require treatment and follow advice. ...Read more
Is it normal to nosebleed anytime even while in the middle of sleep? What is the indication of this? He is 36 yrs. Old. Is there a prob. W/ his blood? Help.
Many possibilities: Recurrent nose bleeds can be caused by many things, ranging from too dry air, no friable veins in the nose, to problems in clotting (low platelets, for examples). If this occurs often, I would try to have him evaluated. A good physical exam can look at his nasal mucosa, and if warranted, some simple blood work can also be performed. ...Read more
Hi, my eight year old sister has been vomiting everyday for four months now, and she just got a nosebleed while vomiting. Is this normal?
Vomiting: Vomiting for 4 month is alarming. She needs to see a doctor to rule out Sony problem. The causes are many. That is why seeing a doctor is extremely important ...Read more
Caution: Nosebleeds (in a non pregnant female) may simply be due to allergies or dry nasal passages (common). However, nosebleeds can sometimes be related to abnormal clotting system or high blood pressure (and more.)I suggest checking in with your obstetrician. A quick blood pressure check excludes one cause. Be sure to mention any other symptoms like bruising, headaches, facial pain etc ...Read more
My fiance had his nose cauterized 9 months ago and has had three nosebleeds in the last 24 hours... on the same side... what should we do?
Epistaxis: Go back to the ENT again. Sometimes it takes more than one cauterization to completely resolve the problem. Or, in some cases there is a new area on the same side causing problems. Maybe he has predisposing factors for bleeding like medications, hereditary coagulation problems, or anatomic issues like a deviated septum. ...Read more
My son has been put on steroids to clear his chest he is two yrs old but since taking these he has has three nose bleeds is this a symptom?
Unrelated: Nose bleeds in a 2yo are more likely to be a reflection of other issues. Nasal allergies, irritants, or poorly humidified environments all can irritate the capillaries in the delicate nasal membranes & kids often wake up on a bloody pillow having had a bleed in the night. Smoke from a fire, fumes, fragrances, etc are other aggravating factors. ...Read more
My urologist has me taking 3 elmiron (pentosan) capsules before bed I have been on them three days now and I am having nosebleeds should I contact my dr?
Stop Elmiron (pentosan) for now: As with all medications side effects cN occur. Elmiron (pentosan) can cause unusual bleeding and nose bleeding has been reported. Recommend stopping the medication for now. Elmiron (pentosan) is approved for 100 mg once in AM then early afternoon then in the evening approximately 1 hour before meals. Taken the recommended way may lessen side effects. Please discuss with your urologist. May consider other treatments. ...Read more
Apart from high BP what else can cause 3 nose bleeds in 1 day. Don't normally get nosebleeds overseas travel 40 days ago no vaccinations?
Nasal: Sometimes nosebleeds are caused by a blood vessel close to the surface that you inadvertently rub or scratch, and needs to be causterized. However, given your age and travel, I would please suggest you have yourself examined. ...Read more