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Multiple nosebleeds during cold weather. Is it from coldness or from dryness in the air?

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

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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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?

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

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Will weather affect chronic nosebleeds?

Will weather affect chronic nosebleeds?

Worse when dry: Dry, cold weather is the worst. Warm and moist is the best. ...Read more

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What should I do about often nosebleeds in the winter weather?

What should I do about often nosebleeds in the winter weather?

Head forward: 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

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Why am i having so many nosebleeds when it isn't weather related?

Why am i having so many nosebleeds when it isn't weather related?

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

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Is it bad to spit up blood after a nosebleed? The weather is what caused my nosebleed.

Is it bad to spit up blood after a nosebleed? The weather is what  caused my nosebleed.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

No: Nose bleeds in dry air are not uncommon. You may put a small amount, very small amount, of an emollient, like Vaseline in outer part of the nose, just inside the tip of the nose, to moisten the lining of the nose. ...Read more

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I was walking in really cold weather for my breathing. I seem better breathing cold winter air. Strange or not?

I was walking in really cold weather for my breathing.  I seem better breathing cold winter air.  Strange or not?

Unusual: Cold and dry air can trigger airway spasm and obstruction in susceptible individuals and isn't recommended for those with asthma or copd. It is unusual that you breathe more easily is such conditions. ...Read more

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The cold weather and the dry air has made my skin very rough. What to do to reverse the effects?

The cold weather and the dry air has made my skin very rough. What to do to reverse the effects?

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

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Why are my migraines worse in the winter? My migraines are more frequent and more severe during the cold weather months. Are migraines seasonal? .

Varies: People have very different migraine patterns and triggers, for some it can be neck pain, others allergies, others associated with menstrual cycles, stress, some have daily or yearly patterns. Tracking the trends or changes can sometimes give better clues. ...Read more

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Why does my fingers swell and feel itchy during cold weather?

Why does my fingers swell and feel itchy during cold weather?

AD: Check with a dermatologist to see if you have a variant of atopic dermatitis. Cold weather can make dry skin worse which is a trigger for dermatitis. ...Read more

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Keeping warm during cold weather what causes rib and back pain?

Keeping warm during cold weather what causes rib and back pain?

??: 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

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Does swelling & heaviness in wrist tendon (specially at night during cold weather) indicate any serious issue for 57+ yr female ?

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

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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: 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

Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

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Nose Bleeds (Definition)

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