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How come I have random nose bleeds in only one nostril?

How come I have random nose bleeds in only one nostril?

Nose bleeds: Your recurrent nose bleeds may be due to a broken blood vessel on that side of your nose. Here are some other reasons for nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. I suggest you see an ear/nose/throat specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Can nosebleeds take a long time to heal? I developed one 1 month ago from a cold but today it started bleeding again. It's only on my left nostril.

Can nosebleeds take a long time to heal?  I developed one 1 month ago from a cold but today it started bleeding again.  It's only on my left nostril.

Nosebleed: Nosebleeds occur due to breakdown of lining of nose. Often recurrent. See an ENt doc. You may need nasal cautery. ...Read more

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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 ?

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
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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

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Never had nosebleeds before 4 months ago. I've had several since. same nostril.When it does bleed it's quite a bit not just spots. Is this serious?

Never had nosebleeds before 4 months ago. I've had several since. same nostril.When it does bleed it's quite a bit not just spots. Is this serious?

Not serious: intermittent nose bleeds are not worrisome - even if you have never had them before. I usually recommend saline mist or gel - like ChitoRhino. Using that as needed throughout the day to keep the nose moisturized can help. See an ENT if it does not improve after these simple measures. ...Read more

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Nosebleed started right nostril then both started bleeding 5 minutes later im not common for nosebleeds what cud it be?

Nosebleed started right nostril then both started bleeding 5 minutes later im not common for nosebleeds what cud it be?

Not long term danger: Nosebleeds can occur spontaneously when the nasal membranes dry out and crack. This is common in dry climates. People are more susceptible to a bloody nose if they are taking medications like Ibuprofen (advil/motrin). The short list of causes: infection; trauma-picking; allergic/nonallergic rhinitis; hypertension, medication, alcohol; inherited bleeding problems. ...Read more

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I had light nose bleeds out of one nostril for a couple days and been experiencing really bad head aches right after they stopped. What could it be?

I had  light nose bleeds out of one nostril for a couple days and been experiencing really bad head aches right after they stopped. What could it be?

Infection : It could be a infection with a bacteria or virus. Bleeding from one nose suggest local process. If bleedin. Become from both sides of if to continues to be a problem, you need to get tested for bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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Dr. Sonober Umair
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