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My Nose Bleeding
Nose bleeds: 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 medical assistance. ...Read more
Depends: The treatment depends on the cause for the nosebleeds. Most are from the nasal septum which gets dried up in hot and dry weather. In such case nasal saline spray or gel 2-4 x daily on the septum may help. If the problem persists, your doc can cauterize the bleeding points. If you have a blood disorder (coagulation disorder), then the solution would be more complex. Avoid aspirin for now. ...Read more
Please help me to solve the problem. My nose bleeding when I use hair dye(pigeon) .Is there any other medicen to use for my hair as hair dye? Thank u
Just a coincidence?: If the nosebleeding is happening coincidentally when the hair is being colored, then a primary care doctor can check to see why the nose is bleeding. If the nosebleeding is related to sniffling during hair coloring due to the smell of the ammonia plus the sulfur odor, then one can experiment with natural colorings (like henna) or temporary colorings which don't use ammonia... And see what happens. ...Read more
My nose bleeding badly and I have a blood taste in, the back, of my throat. What is wrong and what should I do?
Stop the bleeding: Apply firm pressure by pinching your nose. Sometimes, blood drips down the back of the throat with a nosebleed and causes a metallic taste. Leaning forward slightly while you pinch both sides of your nose firmly just below the bony part for 5-10 minutes should help stop the bleed. If you have unusual bleeding at many body parts, see your doctor. If you bleed more than 20 minutes, see urgent care. ...Read more
Hello. I've been suffering from nose bleeding, whenever I blow my nose. What should I use to stop my nose from bleeding? I have allergic rhinitis. Tha
Spray technique: If you suffer from allergic rhinitis and are taking a daily intranasal spray medication your nose bleeds could be due to poor technique. Use proper technique to minimized nose bleeds. Make sure you are aiming sprayer away from septum. I tell my patients to aim toward outside corner of right eye if spraying in right nostril, and outside corner of left eye if spraying in left nostril. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just saw my son nose bleeding while sleeping. Why would this happen? Is this similar to nose bleeding that happens to kids during the day time? Is this something worrisome ?
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Nosebleeds: Most common cause of nosebleeds is nose picking and dryness in the nasal mucosa more typically during the winter. Stop picking nose and use nasal saline or vaseline for the nasal mucosa. Other things to consider: Is there a fhx of bleeding problems? How often are the nosebleeds? Is it only one side involved? Causes could be amtomical issue, bleeding disorder, malignancy, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thickly cough every time i wake up and whenever I am talking for the past month. Now my left ear blocked and my left nose bleeding. Help!
Treat easily: Nose bleeds can be treated easily. First sit upright, pinch your nostrils shut for 5 - 10 minutes, don't bend down or pick your nose after the bleeding stops. If bleeding starts you can use a cotton ball soaked with afrin nasal spray. If the bleeding cannot be control in 20 minutes you should seek care immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 10 minutes: A nosebleed without any underlying cause or disease should stop with firm pressure on both sides of the nose for 10 minutes by the clock (because it seems like a long time!) if it doesn't stop by then, it may be bleeding from farther back in the nose or there may be another problem...See a doctor or emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical evaluation.: You may have a blood vessel in one of your nostrils that is damaged. With a week of bleeding it is important that this be treated. See that you are dizzy with morning sickness. If you have bled heavily that could be one of the reasons. If you are actively bleeding now, i would just go to an emergency room. Take care. ...Read more
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