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Nose bleeding severe?

Nose bleeding severe?

Pressure initially: Pinch the soft part of your nostrils together for at least 15 min. If you have a decongestant nasal spray, such as oxymetazoline, use 2 sprays in each nostril prior to holding pressure. This will help constrict the blood vessels and help stop the bleeding. If it is still bleeding after 15 min, then spray your nose again and hold pressure for another 15 min. If this doesn't work, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What's the cause of nose bleeding?

What's the cause of nose bleeding?

Depends on age: In children, the most common cause of nose bleeds is trauma or foreign body (most likely from picking with a finger). In adults, nose bleeds can be caused or prolonged by a number of factors. The most common of which would be blood-thinning medications like coumadin; plavix; Aspirin and trauma. Inherited blood clotting disorders may be a cause as well but are rare and would likely be known by you. ...Read more

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I have nose bleeding, what shell I do?

I have nose bleeding, what shell I do?

Try this...: Sit upright to reduce pressure in your nose. Pinch your nose with your thumb and index finger for 10 minutes, breathe through your mouth. If re-bleeding occurs, blow nose to clear any blood clots and spray both nostrils with a decongestant spray, such as oxymetazoline. Pinch nose again as above. Seek medical attention if bleeding more than 20 minutes or for blood draining into back of throat. ...Read more

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What are potential reasons of nose bleeding?

What are potential reasons of nose bleeding?

Nose Bleeds: Nose bleed 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

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Causes for unknown nose bleeding occuring unexpectedly?

Causes for unknown nose bleeding occuring unexpectedly?

Spontaneous epistaxi: Dry air. High blood pressure. lesion in the nose. Coagulopathy. (low platelet or clotting disorder) ...Read more

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Why is my 5m old nose bleeding?

Why is my 5m old nose bleeding?

Usually irritants: Nose bleeds in infants is usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes, etc. All lead to irritation & occasionally infection. This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel & reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read more

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Is low BP related to nose bleeding?

Is low BP related to nose bleeding?

Probably not: You would have to lose a LOT of blood through your nose for it to affect you blood pressure from the blood loss alone. You reaction to the nosebleed might cause your blood pressure to drop, this is why some people faint when they see blood. Most of the nose bleeds I have seen have been associated with high blood pressure, blood thinners or nasal allergies ...Read more

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How to cure nose bleeding caused by bad mood?

How to cure nose bleeding caused by bad mood?

Unusual: I never heard of having nosebleeds because of a mood disorder. See you in ENT physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Is excessive nose bleeding a worrisome sign of leukemia?

Is excessive nose bleeding a worrisome sign of leukemia?

Maybe: Excessive nosebleeds can be a sign of leukemia, but there are much more common causes. If these are concerning to you, please get it evaluated by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Help please! Is excessive nose bleeding a sign of leukemia?

Help please! Is excessive nose bleeding a sign of leukemia?

It can be: East bruising and unexpected bleeding can both be signs of leukemia, and in both cases there are many other, and less serious, potential explanations. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nose bleeding? And how to treat them?

What are the causes of nose bleeding? And how to treat them?

Many things: Dry, heated, indoor air. Dry, hot, low-humidity climates, Colds (upper respiratory infections) and sinusitis, Vigorous nose blowing or nose picking. Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. High blood pressure. Chemical irritants (e.g., cocaine, industrial chemicals, others). Injury to the nose and/or face. Deviated septum. ...Read more

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Why is my 5m old's nose bleeding? And she seems healthy and happy

Why is my 5m old's nose bleeding? And she seems healthy and happy

5mo old w/nose bleed: Have your pediatrician/ family doc check your daughter's nose to make sure there are no sores or raw areas. Keep her nails short and if she has runny or stuffy nose, clear it gently with saline drops and tissue. ...Read more

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My dad is 50 years old and has been nose bleeding excessively since 12:00?

My dad is 50 years old and has been nose bleeding excessively since 12:00?

May need physician: Have him pinch his nostrals together while holding his head back for 10 minutes. If bleeding does not stop then seek help from his physician or a hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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Can an alcoholic that cannot stop nose bleeding have some other health problems?

Can an alcoholic that cannot stop nose bleeding have some other health problems?

Yes: Quite probably there is significant liver damage from the alcoholism. The liver is where blood clotting factors & components are made; so liver damage can interfere with clotting process. There may be other factors involved; so pt should see fp/ent/im to evaluate & outline course of treatment. ...Read more

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My problem for my 4 year old son is that he always suffers nose bleeding. What will I do?

Allergies?: Some children develop nasal bleeding if they have nasal allergies and others just bleed in cold weather from dry air. Try a nasal saline drops and gel and if he has other symptoms consult an allergist. ...Read more

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What are the cause of left nose bleeding. See some blood. I work in kitchen. Sometimes nose bleeding occur. Not every day. 2 times in months occur?

What are the cause of left nose bleeding. See some blood. I work in kitchen. Sometimes nose bleeding occur. Not every day. 2 times in months occur?

See your MD: Nose bleeding can be associated with chronically breathing air that is too dry, to nasal trauma or digital removal of mucus crusts. Also, blood pressure needs to be checked. Some growths in the nose may bleed. You may try saline nasal spray, vasiline to moisturize, but you must see your doctor or ent-- (ears, nose, throat doctor). Low platelets may be associated as well. ...Read more

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My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but this year it is quit a few time with headache?

My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but this year it is quit a few time with headache?

Dry nose: Sounds like your son might have allergic rhinitis which is causing the turbinates (mucous membranes) in his nose to become soft, swollen and irritated. They can bleed from this. This can also cause the headache. See your doc for nasal spray or try loratidine or certified. ...Read more

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Headeche and vomiting and nose bleeding?

Headeche and vomiting and nose bleeding?

See doctor: There's many things can cause those symptoms, such as migraine, infection or bleeding disorder. You better see a doctor to get a full check up and blood test. ...Read more

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How can I treat my nose bleeding?

How can I treat my nose bleeding?

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

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What are the causes if nose bleeding?

What are the causes if nose bleeding?

Blood work: It could be the result of a cold or infection or something more. His doc can do some blood work to see if you have difficulty clotting and help if needed. That help could be medicine or diet modification. ...Read more

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How best can nose bleeding be stopped?

How best can nose bleeding be stopped?

Direct Pressure: Most bleeding will stop by applying direct pressure. Sometimes a bag of ice helps as well. Nosebleeds that last for more than 10 minutes should be seen by your gp and /or ent. ...Read more

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Any permanent ways to cure nose bleeding?

Any permanent ways to cure nose bleeding?

Nosebleed: Recurrent nosebleed may be due to a weak blood vessel close to surface of nasal mucosa which may be cauterized permanently. ...Read more

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Nose bleeding when doing jiu jitsu, help!?

Nose bleeding when doing jiu jitsu, help!?

Try vaseline!: Hi! Glad to help out a fellow jiu jitsu practitioner! I hate getting blood on my gi, and who wants to train with cotton stuck in their nose? One thing that often happens, is the bleeding site gets a scab, and the next time you train the scab gets rubbed off! Put a little vaseline on a qtip and GENTLY apply a little in the nostril. This will help keep the scab from drying and rubbing off! ...Read more

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What can I do about frequent nose bleeding?

What can I do about frequent nose bleeding?

Nose bleeds: You must go and have your self checked - this may be one of the first signs of high blood pressure. You also may have a blood clotting issues. Please go see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I take care of nose bleeding every winter?

How do I take care of nose bleeding every winter?

Ponaris oil: One of my favorite products is ponaris oil. It is an over the counter product made of medicinal plant oils that acts like "chap stick" for the nose reducing dryness and inflammation and bleeding. If your pharmacy doesn't stock it you can order it online. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I stop my nose bleeding?

Can you tell me how could I stop 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

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Is nose bleeding ever caused by a serious condition?

Sometimes: The most common cause of nasal bleeding is nose picking. Serious causes include nasal tumors, clotting disorders, injury, and a few other tumors and degenerative conditions. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a nose bleeding at the age of 45?

Is it normal to have a nose bleeding at the age of 45?

Depends: An occasional nose bleed can occur at any age. If it recurs more than once a month, see your doctor. You may need to a small area (called Little's area) cauterized. ...Read more

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Causes for nose bleeding? How do I permanently stop it? Please help.

Causes for nose bleeding? How do I permanently stop it? Please help.

See Dr.: 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

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I have a heavy nose bleeding what can I do and I'm feeling pain inside?

I have a heavy nose bleeding what can I do and I'm feeling pain inside?

Nose bleeds: Nose bleeds normally do not hurt unless you are playing or picking your nose. When you get a nose bleed you squeeze the whole front of the nose and put your head backward. This will help the most frequent locations of the nose bleed. You can also put a cube of ice on the nose while holding pressure. The ice works on a sensory reflex that can also help to slow bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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