Rated 4.444444444444445/5 based on 4 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Multiple Nosebleeds During Cold Weather Is It From Coldness Or From Dryness In The Air

Share
1

1
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. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
31 years in practice
779K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Robert Knox
463 doctors shared insights

Nose Bleeds (Definition)

Some women experience nose and gum bleeding during pregnancy. Keeping well hydrated, especially with orange juice or foods high in Vitamin C, may help to strengthen your capillaries (tiny blood vessels) and reduce this bleeding. You may also consider using a humidifier to help reduce nasal congestion. Gently brushing with a soft toothbrush ...Read more


2

2
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

Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
31 years in practice
779K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression at the front of the nose
Once
Gently pack the nose with cotton
Once
If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the ER
Once
5

5
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

6

6
Will weather affect chronic nosebleeds?

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

Board Certified
31 years in practice
779K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
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

8

8
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?

Yes: Nosebleeds can be common especially in people with nasal allergies which are often associated with asthma. However if nosebleeds continue, he should see his doctor. ...Read more

10

10
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

Dr. John McMahan
604 doctors shared insights

Nosebleeds (Definition)

Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. 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 ...Read more


Dr. Sonober Umair
360 doctors shared insights

Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back ...Read more


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
31 years in practice
779K people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook