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My Brother Just Had A Bloody Nose After A Fight How Do I Handle It
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
Pressure: Pinch the nostrils shut, holding pressure on the soft middle part of the nose and lean forward slightly to prevent blood from drainage into the throat. Hold this position for 5 minutes non-stop. Rarely will a bloody nose persist after this. Most people slip up by not holding it long enough. ...Read more
My sibling has 2 bug bites with red streaks with the appearance of red commas. Also, an uncharacteristic bloody nose. Time to go to the ER?
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Nose bleed: It depends on how serious nosebleeding your brother has. If it is mild, pressing both nares with your thumb and fingers for a few minutes and breath through your mouth. Most of the case, it will stop the bleeding. If it does not stop or bleeding is profuse, call 911, go see a local physician immediately or go to the nearest ER so your brother can be evaluated. ...Read more
My brother constantly gets nose bleeds. What can he do to stop them or make them not be as frequent?
Get seen: Some otolaryngologists can obliterate the plexus of blood vessels that often gives rise to these. I trust he does not have any bleeding disorder, Osler-Weber-Rendu, or some other underlying cause. ...Read more
My 9 year old brother gets frequent nose bleeds, like once or twice a month. What could cause this?
Normal / common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake with a bloody pillow after rubbing their nose into it during sleep and having a bleed. Nasal saline wash or jells and humidified air help reduce the frequency. Avoidance of irritants is the primary method of prevention. ...Read more
My little brother as been getting nose bleeds alot lately, do you have any idea on what's causing it? Can it be caused by playing video games/ eating
Usually caused by dryness and him picking his nose
this may be due to possible sinus infections
try using normal saline nose drops in the nose atleast twice a day
keep a humidifyr by his bedside. If this does not help have his clotting factors checked ...Read more
My brother had nose bleeds for 3 days then he had a seizure. They sat he was coming down from alcohol. Is this possible never had one ever before?
Absolutely: If he is a heavy drinker and then stops, then that is when a seizure is most likely to occur. ...Read more
My brother (35) has started getting uncontrolled nose bleeds. Been to hospital to stop bleeding. Any idea of causes? Blood pressure 145/85
Anatomical defect: Probably a superficial blood vessel close to surface of air passage way in the nasal mucosa. Less likely some bleeding defect in the bloodstream. He should go get it checked out... ...Read more
Yes: If the blood drained down the back of your throat that would happen. If it reoccurs then you need to get checked. ...Read more
Hello, I have just awoke with vomiting followed by a bloody nose and had trouble seeing. Any help would be a appreciated?
ER%/UC: Your symptoms are suspicious and without any additional information, I suggest ER evaluation. ...Read more
When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21, still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for10-20min (iam firstaid certifi
See a Physician: I hope by now that you have seen your md. Repeated blooding from the nose all these years would raise concerns to your physician. In addition to a close inspection by an ear nose and throat specialist (ent), your md would likely want to check your blood count (specifically your platelet count), and your coagulation tests known as pt, inr, and ptt. Check for hemophilia as well. Stay off aspirin! ...Read more
When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21 still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for 2-5min (iam firstaid certified
Nose bleeds: The best way to prevent nose bleeds in your situation is to keep the nose moist. You can try nasal saline spray and saline based gel that can be applied gently with a qtip 2-3 time a day depending on the humidity. If you sleep in a dry environment get a humidifier. If the symptoms persist or accompanied by nasal obstruction, visit an ENT for evaluation. Cauterizaiton of a blood vessel maybe needed. ...Read more
Can vary: This can be due nasal irritation or with dryness of the air. If you live or stay in an arid environment this can be a cause. Smokers can have nasal irritation that may cause this problem. Need a nasal exam by ENT to determine the exact cause and treatment. Picking ones nose or infection can also do this, . ...Read more
See below: If your nose bleeds you can hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up and hold your head and neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more
What to do: For recurrent nose bleeds, please your dr or an ear/nose/throat specialist. If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek med assistance. ...Read more
Depends: The most common causes of nosebleeds are usually benign causes such as dry nasal membranes or trauma. It is important to see your doctor if your nosebleeds recurr in particular when on only one side or if there are any additional symptoms such as pain or difficulty breathing through your nose. ...Read more
Hold on tightly: Sit up, lean forward and put your chin on your chest. Grab the fleshy part of your nose and pinch the fleshy part against your face between your thumb and forefinger (like a clothespin). Squeeze tightly for 15 minutes and this should stop most bleeds. Do not blow your nose after this maneuver or you will blow the clot off and it will bleed again. If the bleeding doesn't stop see an md. ...Read more
Yeah!: You are not picking your nose and are not exposing it to irritants - good for you! Nothing to worry about that you are not having them. ...Read more
No: See a doctor if the bleeds recur. One isolated bleed has little significance. ...Read more
Blood is coming from: Your nose. Possible reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more
Need diagnosis....: The cough must be diagnosed first sand then treated. Possible etiologies of cough include bronchospasm from any cause, GERD, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Each of these has an entirely different treatment so see your doctor for diagnosis/ treatment. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation and your doctor can help with this! ...Read more
Bloody noses: Common reasons for nose bleeds include: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at a ^ altitude, trauma to the nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to a broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol or Cocaine abuse can lead to nose bleeds. ...Read more
Nose bleeds: If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between your fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up and hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to do so – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more
Bloody nose x 1 week: Recurrent bloody nose in winter time is quite common. The cold, dry air or dry indoor heated air are culprits. If you are on blood thinners, have a cold, allergies, uncontrolled high blood pressure, have a deviated septum, you may have a tendency to experience nose bleeds. See your doctor to determine cause and best treatment to resolve the bleeding. ...Read more
4 weeksif cauterized: If your nose was cauterized with silver nitrate or an electrical cautery, it takes about 4 weeks for the scab to fall off. If your nose wasn't cauterized, about two weeks, but i'd say there is a higher possibility you'll get another nose bleed. ...Read more
Bloody nose: Most nosebleeds can be stopped with pressure on both sides of the nose just below the nasal bones. Hold for 10-15 minutes. If the bleeding persists, I would go to an emergency room for treatment. You could also try spraying a nasal decongestant like afrin, which may help to slow the flow of blood, making it easier to stop. Good luck! ...Read more
Maybe: Frequent nose bleeds are not common. If you are taking Aspirin or Ibuprofen type products frequently, this may affect how your platlets adhere to each other and may increase your risk of nasal bleeding. You may also have a deviated septum - the middle part of the nose. Frequent nose bleeds should be evaluated. See your local ent. ...Read more
I have been getting bloody nose for the pass month maybe more than 10x on both side should I be worried?
Yes: Epistaxis or nose bleeds can arise from a number of anatomical regions in the nose. You may have prominent blood vessels in the front and bottom of the nose. But 10 times in the past month requires at least an ENT exam to locate the source of the bleed. Finally, although rare, you should have a complete blood exam to determine any hematological problem. ...Read more
Today I woke up with a bloody nose, and I have been getting a bloody nose once every 3 weeks for the past 3mo?
Time to see ENT: An ENT doctor should be able to easily diagnose and treat the bleeding. ...Read more
You're a rarity!: Have you heard doctors telling patients that what they've got's so RARE? "My doctor's NEVER seen it before." THAT'S YOU with the number of cases in journals on migraine & nosebleeds at LESS THAN 5. In LAY writings? HUNDREDS or more but LESS than FIVE published scientifically. But as a Headache specialist, I believe there's a STRONG connection. Write me: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi for more. ...Read more
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