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Nose Bleeds And Easy Bruising
Experiencing symptoms of paleness, headaches, higher left abdominal and lower right abdominal pains, dizziness, joint pain, feeling sick, tiredness, back pains, weighlose, nose bleeds, easy bruising, weakness, chills and night sweats what can this be?
Sickness, headaches, joint pain, back pain, nose bleeds, easy bruising, dizziness, left higher &right lower abdominal pain, tiredness, pale, weight lose. Help!
Doctor can evaluate: With multiple symptoms, it is helpful when a patient writes a short diary of symptoms and brings it to her doctor to get a physical exam. For example, "sickness" means many different things to different people. "Pain" needs descriptors such as Where, When it started, What makes it worse, What makes it better, ... Weight loss means telling the doctor the actual numbers. Show doctor a detailed story. ...Read more
ITP. How realistic is bleeding/problems w. 83PLT w/o treatment? Only easy bruising & mild gum/nosebleeds now. 95PLT 4wk ago 108PLT 8wk ago. Active 30f
Talk to hematologist: Looks like your platelet count is dropping progressively and thus the chance to get a severe hemorrhage is high at this rate. I presume that you have been worked up thoroughly to rule out potential causes. Since you are not without problem, you need to work closely with your hematologist re. Monitoring and treatment before something serious happens. ...Read more
Can a child have symptoms such as easy bruising sore bleeding gums new onset of frequent nosebleeds before blood counts are off on a finger prick test?
More info is needed: Having easy bruising, nosebleeds, and bleeding gums are major issues which raise red flags to a hematologist-oncologist. Your child needs to be carefully examined. Blood counts should be done again even if the last numbers were normal, please have your child seen as soon as possible--today if bleeding currently. ...Read more
17 y.o. Dizziness, headaches, easy bruising, fatigue, bleeding from rectum, had frequent nosebleeds months ago, low grade fevers, bone pain. Any ideas?
See a doctor: The symptoms you describe can be signs of a serious problem and should be evaluated with a history, physical examination and blood tests. Ibuprofen and naproxen can potentially cause bleeding problems, but please talk with your family about arranging a doctor's appointment for you. ...Read more
2 nose bleeds in one week. One lasted 2 hours. Blood in stool on/off several months. Heavy menstrual periods. Bruising easily. Is this serious?
Needs evaluation: Although all of the symptoms you mention can occur in healthy people, the fact that all are coming together raises concerns about possible illness, some of which could be serious. A visit to the doctor and a couple of simple blood tests can determine if you need to worry or not. ...Read more
Mouth sores bleeding gums nose bleeds bruises head aches joint pain and fever over the past 2 weeks what's wrong with me?
2 separate problems: These 2 problems should be addressed separately. 1. swollen gums - can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See your dentist. 2. Headache, joint aches, fever - seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water, NSAIDs and get a good rest. Good luck. ...Read more
My symptoms pain in muscles, nose bleeds, pain above hip, tiredness, fevers, sore throat, dizziness, gum bleeding, bruising, what do I have? In 13
Bleeding disorder: It apears you have a bleeding disorder. .. U need to get checked with blood clotting factor studies. ...Read more
I had symptoms since one year ago. 1.Losing weight without trying 2.easy bleeding 3.easy bruising 4.recurrent nosebleed 5.tiny red spots in my skin 6.excessive sweating 7.bone pain?
Need to see doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
I am experiencing excess vellus hair growth, worsened acne, easy bruising and scarring, spider veins nearly from head to toe with new ones appearing daily. I am constantly tired. I am on birth control and spironolactone (only recently).
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
My 2 yr old bangs his head on walls and the floor he does it to where his nose bleeds and he has bruises and big bumps on his head what do I do?
Positive ignoring: Head banging is just an amplification of early infant fussing. It peaks in preverbal years. I've never heard or seen a head banger with a real head injury. This likely caught on when he noticed it grabbed your attention. If you ignore it (don't lock eyes), watching him out of peripheral vision, for safety, it should fade over time. Teaching some sign language may help with the frustration. ...Read more
Bleeding disorder?: I would like to get a thorough history: has this been happening for many years or is it recent? The most common cause is taking an anticoagulant, like aspirin, or vitamin e, garlic, Ibuprofen etc. Would also probably get a platelet count. Usually it's nothing major, but it should get checked out. ...Read more
Thin membranes: You probably have very thin, sensitive mucous membranes. That, coupled with aggressive nose blowing and nose picking, is what causes most nosebleeds. Be very gentle when blowing your nose, and never pick it, ever. If that doesn't decrease your nosebleeds dramatically, something else is going on and you should see an ENT doctor for an exam. ...Read more
Is it natural for your ears to bleed when your nose bleeds? My ears weren't bleeding as bad as my nose, but I just wondered if I should be concerned.
Bleeding ears: Bleeding from both the ears and the nose at the same time is unusual. There are a couple of instances in which you could see both. First is if you have a hole or a perforation in your eardrum. When the nose bleeds, you would also have to get that blood up through the eustachian tube and into the ear. I haven't see this very often. Second is if there is bleeding from the ear canal at same time. ...Read more
I'm worried about my best friend I've noticed she lost a lot of weight & she's always so tired she also has frequent nose bleeds & bruises all over? Help
I would be concerned: As well. Try to talk to her and ask her how she's feeling. ANything going on, would she like to talk. You care about her and have noticed her weight loss, bruises...Hopefully you can draw out some information and perhaps something going on at home, relationship...suggest doctor check up, or therapy to discuss feelings depending on what she tells you. Remind her you are concerned out of love ...Read more
What does it mean if I bruise extremely easily and terribly, trouble clotting when I get cut, nose bleeds, extreme daytime fatigue? 24 year old girl
Need exam and labs: To determine the cause. Problems with easy bruising and bleeding could be related to low or abnormal platelets in the blood, which can be found in several conditions, or could be related to abnormal clotting proteins in the blood, such as VonWillebrands or hemophilia. Especially with fatigue, you may also be anemic or have a low red cell count. It is time to get an exam by your doctor. ...Read more
Repeated nose bleeds. Went 2 doc nothing wrong. Today during nose bleed a large clot of blood came out of nostril. Not mucus. Shld I be concerned?
Epistaxis: 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air in the western US, 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 who can better evaluate. There may be problems not seen by PCM. ...Read more
It was suggested from my doc to start taking a baby aspirin daily. I would get a nose bleed after 3/4 days. I'd stop and nose bleeds would stop. Start again and nose bleeds would start again. Should I continue taking....Because of the positive contri
See your Dr.: Any positive benefit of taking a baby Aspirin daily would be outweighed by the bleeding that you have. Check with your doctor to make sure that there isn't something else that could be contributing to the nasal bleeding. Most people don't bleed on that low of a dose so have it checked. ...Read more
Nosebleed right after using Netipot. I had just had a nose bleed the day prior. Should I avoid Netipot after nosebleeds?
Yes: Stop using the netipot altogether, and get to see an ENT specialist ASAP, good luck ...Read more
Maybe: Esophageal bleeding could theoretically come out the mouth or the nose, which could look like a nose bleed. Depending on the cause of the esophageal bleeding (ie a bleeding disorder?), that could predispose you to nose bleeds. Esophageal bleeding is generally something that needs medical attention though so please discuss with your doctor if you aren't already. ...Read more
My migraine caused my nose to bleed. If I am to get a nose bleed my nose bleeds from the front but today It bleed from the back.?
Nosebleeds: One way to avoid nose bleeds is to use nasal saline, a sterile salt water solution, frequently. It keeps the mucous membranes in the nose moistened and can keep you from getting nose bleeds. If you get them frequently you might want to see an ENT physician. Sometimes they can treat the vessels in the nose so that they do not bleed. ...Read more
When the heater is on my nose will bleed a lot and hurt and be all dry how can I prevent that? I have always had bad nose bleeds since I was little.
I smell blood in my 2 year old's nose. Over the past week she has had 2 nose bleeds and she fell from her bike prior to this. Is her nose bleeding int?
Not likely: If her nose were bleeding internally it would appear in her mouth. She probably has some rawness that may be causing the smell. Also make sure she doesn't have a foreign object stuck in her nose. Use a salt water nose spray to get out dried blood and also help prevent future nose bleeds ...Read more
I have had 3 nose bleeds in the past 24 hours. I have been under some stress, but not too bad. I usually only have nose bleeds about once or twice a year. The third nose bleed had a very large amount of blood and even after plugging my nose with a tissue
Nosebleeds: Are sometimes common in adolescents. However, if you continue having 2-3 per day, you should be evaluated by an ENT specialist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Day 21, 40mg accutane. First nose bleed today and very dry lips. How do I prevent the nose bleeds? Aquaphor or Vaseline is not cutting it on lips.
Accutane: Have your doctor write you a prescription for Lidex (fluocinonide) Ointment robe used on your lips. ...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
My daughter bruises easily, frequently bleeds from mouth and nose and experiences petechiae. She's had a complete blood count which was normal. What other causes are there for these symptoms?
ECCHYMOSIS: ECCHYMOSIS in a young woman demands prompt attention. You need full blood workup for clotting disorders and autoimmune problems. If you have had a recent URI you may have bone marrow supression and severe platelet deficiency. IE TTP VS ITP. SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL EVALUATION. FACV level/MTHFR/PROTEIN C&S/RPR/AT3/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/ANTICARDIOLIPID ANTIBODY. Also HEE CONSULT ...Read more
I've been feeling really dizzy and light- headed. I've been having nosebleeds and everytime I clean my nose there's still blood. Also I bruise a lot.
If I just got a little angry my nose bleeds a lot, it can bleed for hours with none stop. ..How can I deal with that?
Common: Epistaxis is common in everyone. 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 of the air, and nasal moisturizing with a variety of otc nasal saline gels or mist spray. It's not a major health hazard, but should see md. ...Read more
I'm experiencing continuous nose bleeds for the past 3 days, I bleed at least 3 times a day, what's going on? Should I be worried?
Nosebleeds: Hello, nosebleeds occur quite commonly and will usually respond to simple pressure by squeezing the front of the nose. Since it is recurring, go see your doctor or an ENT who may cauterize your nose and rid you of these bleeds. ...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 more
I don't ever get nose bleeds and all of a sudden my left side of my nose starts bleeding? What could of caused this?
Nose bleeding: The most common reason is trauma. Other reasons are allergies causing dryness in you nose, making it is for bleeding. Using humfier and applying neosporine to the inside of your nose will help ...Read more
What causes nose bleeds? I was just sitting and suddenly my nose was pouring blood for about 10mins. As im writing this im still bleeding..
Well...: There are many causes, ANd I suggest you go to the ER now! ...Read more