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Nose Bleed After Hitting Head
Depends: "Head injury" doesn't mean the same thing to doctors as it means to laypeople. But practically speaking, whenever you have an unexplained nosebleed you should have it checked out. The blood may be coming from behind your nose. And even if it's coming FROM your nose, the nasal septum is supplied by 3 arteries, so whatever the cause, you can lose a lot of blood if it's not controlled. ...Read more
Nov 13 I blew my nose after having laid on my back from a bad nose bleed. I felt the blood go to my ear, thourgh e tube with some fluid hitting my?
This should resolve: With significant nose bleeds, the blood may travel up the eustachian tube to your middle ear. In the middle ear, it will be bordered by your ear drum. In the vast majority of cases, the blood in your middle ear will resolve. Taking a decongestant may be helpful. If it still persists and it is troubling you, you should see an ENT for further evaluation. ...Read more
MVA last night, hit a tree due to accelerator defect. Face hit steering wheel so hard it bent it, immediate nose bleed. Pain and swelling today. Broken?
MVA: Go to the hospital. Need X-RayGet a more detailed answer ›
Keep head horizontal: Horizontal head position forward or back with some cold compress over or against bleed ...Read more
What's wrong if I keep getting sharp shooting pains in my head that have before made my nose bleed?
I fell and banged my head after passing out and couldn't breath properly. B4 this I had I bad nose bleed what could be wrong?
Arrhythmia?: The first question is why you passed out! this is highly suspicious for an arrhythmic event, especially that you hurt yourself in the process; this can be anything from a dangerous malignant rhythm like ventricular tachycardia to a supraventricular tachycardia. I would recommend you to see an electrophysiologist for further diagnostic testing. It is quite important you follow up with a specialist. ...Read more
See ENT doctor: Nosebleeds and headaches need to be evaluated, especially if the nosebleeds keep occurring. In the meantime, stop blowing your nose; use over the counter nasal saline spray. ...Read more
When I was blowing hair with head down, weird yellow bright fluid came out of left side of nose. Thought it was nose bleed. Got over cold 4 days ago?
No: It is not unusual to feel blood in the back of the throat during a nosebleed. ...Read more
Do any one know how to stop a nose bleed people say to put your head back then you feel it in your mouth that will make me pass out?
Sit up straight
Do not lie down or tilt head backwards
pinch the nose just below the bone against the face
apply pressure for 5 minutes.
Repeat for 5 minutes if it does not stop
Contact Dr if
it continues after 10 minutes
you are on blood thinners
nose bleed occurs after trauma
most nose bleeds occur in one nostril, and in the anterior (front) portion of the nares. Dry nose is a common cause ...Read more
Slight white to my wee ache in both groins ache when I lean my head back in middle of my chest an woke up with a dry nose bleed?
Vague symptoms: There are no medical history or other signs or symptoms available for evaluation. I recommend discussing the complaints with your parents who can make an appointment for you with your primary care physician. You need an in person examination. ...Read more
Monday my head felt weird n was really dizzy n felt really sick with no energy now everyday I have bad headachs n today I had a bad nose bleed?
Check it out: The first things are not too worrisome but any time you have a nosebleed for no reason and this is new for you, you should have it checked. Could be nothing, could be severe hypertension, abnormal bleeding tendency...The nasal mucosa is served by 3 arteries so even if it's "just a nosebleed" you can lose a lot of blood if it isn't stopped. ...Read more
14 year old got kicked in head off my son, then had a nose bleed, since its stoped she can hear ringing, keeps laughing for no reason what should I do?
Needs to be seen: This sounds like a significant head injury. It needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I nose bleed sometimes, I get head aches too and sometimes I pass out for a few seconds when I stand up. Could it be a brain tumor?
Extremely unlikely: I see thousands of patients a year and the two most feared conditions are a brain tumor or cancer. Of these thousands of patients that I see with symptoms like yours and much worse it is extraordinarily rare that anyone has cancer or brain tumor. There are so many simple explanations for what you're complaining about. I would strongly suggest that you see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Migraine- for a week now I have been having nose bleeds followed by a migraine that I can not get rid of. The head ache I've had before, nose bleed?
See a doctor: Frequent or chronic nosebleeds are a problem. They may be associated with the migraines, as migraines are thought to induced by blood flow issues, but regardless they should be addressed. If you have a migraine doctor, see her/him. If not, see your physician. Either should be able to point you in the right direction for proper diagnosis of the cause of the nose bleeds. ...Read more
Nosebleeds: Nosebleeds can be caused by dryness and crusting, foreign bodies, tumors, septal deviations, infections and a number of other causes. Asa or nasaids make it harder to stop. You can try Bacitracin ointment but if it persists or is severe see an ENT doc for answers, . ...Read more
Irritation anatomy: There are very large superficial vessels in the front of everyone's nose. These vessels are easily opened by local trauma. Picking, dryness, infection, rubbing, tissues can all cause irritation and ultimately bleeding. It's always worse in the cold and dry air of winter. People with anatomic abnormalities of the nose such as septal deviation have worse bleeding problems. ...Read more
Nosebleed: First, if the bleeding is still going on, hold pressure at the tip of the nose by squeezing the nostrils closed. You might have to hold pressure for 5-10 minutes before you blood forms a clot. If that doesn't work, you should really be seen in the emergency department. If it's an intermittent bleed, keep the inside of your nose moist with saline and vaseline. Still a problem, see an ent. ...Read more
Many things: Nose bleeds can be spontaneous if the nasal passages are too dry. Nose bleeds can occur from nose picking, trauma from probing into the nose and direct trauma. Less common causes are in relationship to the menstrual cycle, and sometimes due to uncommon nasal tumors such as polyps. If you have these recurrently, then you should see an ENT doctor for a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Check your BP: If the nose bleed is always from the same nostril it could be due to a superficial vessel, or dryness in the nose. Apply saline nasal spray to keep the nostrils moist, check the blood pressure to make sure it is not elevated as this is a common cause of increased frequency of nose bleeds in adults, eliminate over the counter medications that predispose to bleeding like anti-inflamatories, aspirin. ...Read more
Controlling a nose: Bleed. 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
Let clot form: Most nose beelds will stop if you sit upright and pinch both sides of the soft portion of your nose with your thumb and index finger for 5 solid minutes without letting up. This will allow a solid clot to form. If bleeding persists go the emergency room for treatment which may involve cauterization or packing. ...Read more
Depends: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. May need scope to evaluate for nasal mass and blood work to check if okay. ...Read more
Friable membranes: It is more common to have nosebleeds in dry conditions unless allergies play a part. If it is hot and humid and you spend most of your time in a/c that could be drying causing the nasal membranes to crack and bleed. ...Read more
Nose-picking/rubbing: Their finger nails are thin and razor-sharp. When the inside of nose is itchy/dry, picking the inside of nose and/or rubbing it hard can cause bleeding. It is very common. If bleeding stops quickly, I would not worry. Just make sure that the nose is kept nosturized in dry/cold weather and treat allergies/cold symptoms to minimize itching, thus picking/rubbing. If worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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