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Multiple Nosebleeds During Cold Weather Is It From Coldness Or From Dryness In The Air
Dryness: It's more likely to be from dryness which is more common in cold weather. Try nasal saline rinses or nasal gels before bed. Don't use products that are petroleum based like vaseline. ...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 had 3 nose bleeds in past 4 days. Due 2 cold weather? My nose is producing huge bloody boogers really fast. What is causing this & is this serious?
This is probably due: To drying and cracking of the membranes. Try a saline gel spray (such as ayr). ...Read more
I've had about 3 nose bleeds in the past 4 days & I think its due 2 the cold weather. My nose has been making a lot of big bloody boogers. Is this bad?
Nose bleeds. ..: In a young healthy person can be as simple as a small ruptured blood vessel due to dryness or cracking. It also could be a harbinger of something more serious. You should have it looked at by a doctor if it persists. In the meantime try a nasal saline gel to lubricate and moisten your membranes. ...Read more
The best thing to do is to bend the head forward. Here is a video on this topic
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more
Nosebleeds: Heavy nosebleeds can be caused by a structural problem with your nose or a bleeding problem like hemophilia. Please see an otolaryngologist (ear nose throat doctor) to rule out anatomic problems, and if he/she doesn't find anything, see a hematologist so they can check for a bleeding problem. ...Read more
Proabbly not: It's very common for blood to go down the throat. One small bleed that stopped promptly is not a big deal and not a reason for medical attention. If it keeps repeating or is a cup or greater, that would be a reason to see what is happening. Blood leaks, comes up. Temporary then not a problem. ...Read more
I have a 6 year old son and his nose bleeds at night. It happens often and it is in any weather anytime. Should I be worried?
Common issue: It is common for kids to wake to a bloody pillow. This comes from the frail capillaries in his nose that break when he rubs his face (nose) into the pillow when half asleep. It is a sign of irritant itching/allergies. Placing nose drops or saline gel (NASAL or OCEAN) in the nose at bedtime usually reduces the frequency. Eliminating dust/ perfumes from his environment also helps. ...Read more
My son is asthmatic. He's been having nose bleeds several times a day. The weather has been pretty warm here in montreal...Is this common?
Your son should: Be seen in the office, by a family doctor or not. He should avoid blowing his nose, and picking at it. Those are the most common reasons for which people make it nosebleeds, on top of that the weather and the dryness from the heating systems here in Montréal make it so that it's much better to have a humidifier. But he needs to be seen in office regardless. By ORL/ENT physician or family physician ...Read more
I had two nose bleeds this summer. It;a been very hot, like 33C, but I wasn't exposed to hot weather for more than 1 hour (or less). Is this grave?
Which kind of humidifier Is better out of cool mist one or warm mist one? I got allergies wife has nose bleeds on dry weather which kind would you buy
Cool: Humidifiers never mist, but rely on a fan pushing air through a wick to saturate the air with water. Misters are vaporizers & do so with steam (cheap unsafe ones) or room temperature tuning fork technology. Misters often wet the room with due like coating. Humidifiers are good to replace moisture lost in a heated house. Targeting a humidity of 35-45% is best for general health. ...Read more
I always have a blocked nose at night or during a cold weather. Is it normal? Is there any simple remedy as it can be really torturing sometimes
Nasal saline: Start with a nasal saline spray and see if it helps. ...Read more
I was walking in really cold weather for my breathing. I seem better breathing cold winter air. Strange or not?
Dry air does suck...: ...The moisture out of your skin. After you bathe or shower, apply a good emollient lotion (any brand will do) to your skin while it is still moist, to lock in the moisture. If that doesn't solve the problem, there is more going on than just dry skin, and you will have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Why are my migraines worse in the winter? My migraines are more frequent and more severe during the cold weather months. Are migraines seasonal? .
??: Probably the reason that you have not received an answer is in the formation of the question. Hard to understand what you are asking. ...Read more
I get out of breath easily during exercise and in cold weather. Help! What is this? Is it serious?
Does swelling & heaviness in wrist tendon (specially at night during cold weather) indicate any serious issue for 57+ yr female?
Arthritis?: Yes sounds like only one wrist. It it your dominant side? Now do need a better history. Did you ever have any trauma to this wrist? The flare up such as swelling and tenderness is of concern. Chances are you either overworked of injured thus are in the past now you get flare ups you need to rest the limb and perhaps some ice abd ibuprophen to start. Passive movement is always helpful. If no reli ...Read more
The cold weather seems to be making the bones in my leg hurt. Is this normal if I'm 19 years old and I did not feel pain during the previous winter?
Cold is known to cause bone or joint pain.
Sometimes, cold can make hands and feet blue
(vascular changes from Reynaud's Syndrome).
Assuming no muscular injury/inflammation,
this is normal for your age. Advil 400 mg po q
6 hrs for pain. If bone pain persists when not cold, contact MD for further evaluation. ...Read more
Heart arrhythmia: Get it checked out. Also, consider pleuritic pain (hurts to breathe in in cold weather). ...Read more
Can you get sick from not wearing gloves and a hat outside during cold weather for more than 4 hours?
Depends: You will not get sick overall from the cold alone but it depends upon how cold it is. If you do not wear a hat and gloves in serious cold you could get frost bitten. Cold will lower your susceptibility to certain organisms but you must be exposed to them as well as to the cold. ...Read more
Pressure: One leading theory points to changes in air pressure. Although many people say that their pain worsens with damp, rainy weather, research has shown that it's not the cold, wind, rain, or snow. The thing that affects people most is barometric pressure. ...Read more
Having frequent attacks of flu and tiredness during this cold weather despite vaccination what are some tips to overcome this?
My bursa sac burst on me 8 years ago and it starts to hurt during cold weather. The doctor I saw at the time said there was no cure?
Bursectomy: If you do have pain from a problem in your bursa and if you have truly failed nonoperative care; a bursectomy (surgical resection of the bursa) can be performed. ...Read more
During cold weather, there'll be red dots on fingers and sometimes on toes. It is pain and itchy sometimes. Cannot bend my fingers. Why?
I feel a stabbing pain in my left rib andI've had this after I had gone on for a walk in the cold weather yesterday. Can cold air get trapped?
No: It may become trapped under your jacket but not by your body. You may not have recovered from it yet. A, l the best. ...Read more