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Can nose bleeds be a symptom of leprosy?

Can nose bleeds be a symptom of leprosy?

Skin lesions: Skin lesions are the primary external sign.[3] left untreated, leprosy can be progressive, causing permanent damage to the skin, nerves, limbs, and eyes and lack of sensation in taht area infected. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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I get blood in nose from blowing. Is this a sign of nasal cancer?

I get blood in nose from blowing. Is this a sign of nasal cancer?

Unlikely: Most cases of bloody nose (epistaxis) are not from cancer. There are many reasons and the most common are nose picking or other trauma including nose sprays, dry air, bleeding disorders, medications like aspirin, infections (common cold or sinus). Other cause may be high blood pressure, low platelet count, pregnancy, cancer (leukemia) and more. If nose bleeds are severe or recurrent, see ENT doc. ...Read more

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What causes a bleeding nose in children?

What causes a bleeding nose in children?

Epistaxis: In children (as well as adults) a common cause of nose bleeds is trauma (nose picking) direct injury and rarely bleeding disorders will cause epistaxis. ...Read more

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Does bleeding from nose is a sign of sinusitis?

Does bleeding from nose is a sign of sinusitis?

Nose bleeding: Hello, nasal bleeding may be a sign of sinusitis but this isn't very common. Facial pressure, congestion, purulent nasal drainage are more common symptoms of sinusitis. ...Read more

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Why is there nose bleeding in a nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

Why is there nose bleeding in a nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

Tumor erosion: These tumors develope on the mucous membrane and erode into adjacent tissues including capillaries, causing bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a cyst in the pharynx cause constant migraines & nosebleeds?

Is it possible for a cyst in the pharynx cause constant migraines & nosebleeds?

Headache nose bleeds: This is unlikely. The cause of the constant migraines and nosebleeds should be investigated. Call your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?

What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?

Nose bleed: There are several possible reasons. One common reason is bleeding from a blood vessel in the nose. This could rupture due to nasal congestion, irritation or inflammation. Even high blood pressure could do it. There could be a blood disorder. Should get checked and get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes a nose bleed in a child?

What causes a nose bleed in a child?

Nose-picking/rubbing: Their finger nails are thin and razor-sharp. When the inside of nose is itchy/dry, picking the inside of nose and/or rubbing it hard can cause bleeding. It is very common. If bleeding stops quickly, i would not worry. Just make sure that the nose is kept nosturized in dry/cold weather and treat allergies/cold symptoms to minimize itching, thus picking/rubbing. If worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tonsil stones? is it associated with a runny nose

What is the cause of tonsil stones? is it associated with a runny nose

Calcified debris: Tonsilloliths form when bacteria & debris get caught in the pockets of your tonsils. It hardens and becomes calcified. You see them more frequently if there is chronic inflammation of the tonsils. ...Read more

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Can vdrl is the cause of frequent running nose?

VDRL??: Please be more specific. Vdrl is typically a screening test for syphilis......Not for a runny nose. ...Read more

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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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The mucus in my nose is a little bloody. Is this a sign of an infection?

The mucus in my nose is a little bloody. Is this a sign of an infection?

Possibly...: Usually a small amount of blood may be seen if you blow your nose hard or if you have allergies and the tissues in your nose are quite inflamed. However it can at tiimes be associated with significant sinus infections, so if it does not go away after a week should get it checked by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Is this cracking at the corners of my mouth a symptom of cold sores?

Is this cracking at the corners of my mouth a symptom of cold sores?

Probably not: Cold sores--or herpes simplex reactivation--usually will present as an area at the lip red border or just beyond, that initially may sting or burn and then goes on to develop a cluster of tiny blisters. These may coalesce into one or more larger blisters and finally open. Cracking at the corners of the mouth is often from licking due to dryness (ie allergies). ...Read more

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Is throat itching and headache a symptom of commin cold?

Is throat itching and headache a symptom of  commin cold?

Itching: Any itching is usually do to allergies. This seems to be more of an allergy than a common cold, but it can behave the same. Use allergy medicines, over the counter, ie, zyrtec, Claritin (loratadine) , etc. ...Read more

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Is swelling of tonsils a symptom of hiv?

Is swelling of tonsils a symptom of hiv?

Tonsils Symptom: HIV: No. Simple as that. There are a number of other common problems such as chlamydia and gonorrhea and other bacterial infections along with seasonal viral issues. Hiv infection does not present with tonsilitis. ...Read more

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Is a sensitive, sometimes tingling tongue a symptom of cancer of the mouth?

Is a sensitive, sometimes tingling tongue a symptom of cancer of the mouth?

Not normally BUT: Never rule out cancer until you have seen a qualified health care professional to have a differential diagnosis made. Go with a written duration, time of day, diet, medication, family history, tobacco history. ...Read more

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Is a runny nose a sign of your congestion breaking up?

Is a runny nose a sign of your congestion breaking up?

Generally not: There is no mechanism that increases nasal secretions when congestion goes down. Many people notice this, however. The best way to tell that congestion is improving is that it's easier to breathe through your nose. Ipratropium nasal spray from your physician will help if the runny nose is bothersome. ...Read more

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What are causes of a continuous cough and runny nose in an infant?

What are causes of a continuous cough and runny nose in an infant?

Many: Continuous cough and runny nose in an infant should be discussed with your doctor. It might be as simple as recurrent colds this time of year, but it could signify a chronic condition (wheezing or acid reflux), or a more serious infection (whooping cough or bronchiolitis). Treatments vary based on the cause, so a careful exam should be done by your 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


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Ulcerations In Nose (Definition)

Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and ...Read more