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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

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 in the blood vessel. ...Read more


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Random nose bleeds with blood clots. What could be wrong?

Random nose bleeds with blood clots. What could be wrong?

Epistaxis: There is a rich plexus of veins just inside your nose, and these veins are the most common cause of nose bleeds (epistaxis). Nose bleeds can also occur in people with bleeding disorders. An ENT specialist can look in your nose and help you. ...Read more

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Why is my snot always bloody? Not a little blood, sometimes all that comes out is blood and looks like clots, but i don't have nose bleeds ever.

Why is my snot always bloody? Not a little blood, sometimes all that comes out is blood and looks like clots, but i don't have nose bleeds ever.

Several possibilitie: Bloody clots without active bleeding may be from dryness, sinus or nasal infection, septal perforation, or tumors. If it just from one side then imwould be especially concerned and would get an ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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My 8 year old daughter has had 2 nose bleeds today that were pretty bad. She gets them time to time always has clots. Today she had about 10large clot?

My 8 year old daughter has had 2 nose bleeds today that were pretty bad. She gets them time to time always has clots. Today she had about 10large clot?

The clots themselves: are not concerning and certainly some children do get frequent nosebleeds. If she is otherwise healthy and has no other bleeding problems, there is nothing too concerning. However, if she is getting them frequently, you may want to ask her pediatrician to refer her to an ear, nose, throat specialist, for possible cautery. Air humidifier and saline get to her nose may also lessen the frequency. ...Read more

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What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

Nosebleeds: That your doctor should check you one of the many clotting deficiencies. Maybe your nose bled so much that you swallowed blood. What color is the blood in the stool? Tell your doctor>. ...Read more

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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

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

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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. Now get them 1-2 times a month, always left nostril. Is it possible a clot never formed the 1st time?

Never had nosebleeds before 4 months ago.  Now get them 1-2 times a month, always left nostril.  Is it possible a clot never formed the 1st time?

NOPE: formation of a clot is what stops the bleeding. The problem is it keeps happening, so the clot goes through the cycle of going away and the it bleeds again. Could be from dry nasal membranes or other problems in nose. best to have nasal evaluation to determine source of recurrent bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?

What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?

Nose bleed: There are several possible reasons. One common reason is bleeding from a blood vessel in the nose. This could rupture due to nasal congestion, irritation or inflammation. Even high blood pressure could do it. There could be a blood disorder. Should get checked and get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a clot to form from a bloody nose?

How long does it take for a clot to form from a bloody nose?

Depends: Depends on the volume of blood and your clotting mechanism. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Bloody nose. Lots of clots coming out? What are they? And what's going on?

Bloody nose. Lots of clots coming out? What are they? And what's going on?

You should: got to ER because severe nosebleeds can cause breathing difficulty. You might have a bleeding source that requires surgical hemostasis or a blood clotting disorder. ...Read more

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How common is it to pull out large clots during a nose bleed?

Can happen: Yes - that can happen. You might want to avoid pulling out the clots at that time - as that could keep the bleeding going. ...Read more

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I had a really bad nose bleed with a large clot. Then 2 hours later had another one. Haven't had any more in 48 hours. What could be the cause!

I had a really bad nose bleed with a large clot. Then 2 hours later had another one. Haven't had any more in 48 hours. What could be the cause!

Need more info: The majority of nosebleeds do not require work-up or intervention. You do, however, need to seek professional care if they are frequent, long-lasting, you take blood thinners or you get lightheaded or have chest pain during/after one. During a nosebleed, make sure to pinch the soft part of the nose hard for 10 minutes- no peeking. If you keep bleeding after this, get to an ENT or er. ...Read more

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Is it okay to pull out blood clots from a bloody nose?

Is it okay to pull out blood clots from a bloody nose?

Not a good idea: It's not a good idea to disturb a clot in a bloody nose because that's what is preventing further bleeding. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when an extreme bloody nose includes huge blood clots?

What exactly does it mean when an extreme bloody nose includes huge blood clots?

Bloody nose: It means that they blood accumulated in your nose and clotted. This is how your blood should respond to a massive nose bleed, so it would appear that other than the nose bleed, you are probably pretty normal. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Depends...: Not knowing your age, medical condition, medications............at this time of year, it is dry nasal mucosa related bleed. If you are on ASA hold it. If allergy hx...take Loratadine, Nasonex, (mometasone) Singulair. Using a dab of antibiotic ointment in a Q tip, applying inside nostril at bed time, hydrating yourself, taking Vit C will help. ...Read more

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Nose bleed for 15 minutes with 2 blood clots..what does this mean and how do i prevent it happening again?

Nose bleed for 15 minutes with 2 blood clots..what does this mean and how do i prevent it happening again?

See below: An occasional nose bleed is not uncommon and not a cause for concern. You may consult this site for more information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/nosebleeds-causes-and-treatments For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more