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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 may decrease bleeding gums.
Nose Bleeding: 95% plus of nose bleeds are due to inhaling dry air that leads to scabs or crusting of the nasal membranes. Use saline nose spray or saline gels to keep membranes most. Adding a humidifier to your furnace may decrease the chances also. If bleeding persists, go see an ear nose and throat doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Epistaxis : 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter, causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification in bedroom, nasal saline sprays & sometimes vaseline in the nose. It's not a major health hazard, but should an ENT doctor. There could be other problems to rule out. ...Read more
My son is 12 and has had a half dozen nose bleeds in the last week. He woke up this morning with his nose bleeding. His nose has never ever bled b4.
Epistaxis: Sometimes epistaxis (nosebleed) is mechanical from picking the nose and creates an open sore that bleeds. Another reason is a cold or allergies can make the turbinates in the nose become easily damaged and can bleed over and over. If the bleeding is coming from one side, most likely a blood vessel that can be cauterized. See an ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 15yr has had lots of nose bleeds(treated sinus infection), extreme fatigue, headache, and nausea , vomiting every evening. Lots of drainage as well?
Ok: Change AC filter. Avoid indoor........plants/living dead animals/birds. Take nasonex/Flonase nasal spray daily. Singulair/ Accolate daily. A antihistamin....Zyrtec/allegra/Claritin daily. Acourse of antibiotic will help at ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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
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