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How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

Variable: If you have nosebleeds from irritation, you should have your ENT help you with evaluating why this is becoming a chronic condition. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Knox
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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 ...Read more


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Stuffyness & irritation in nose. Allergy?

Stuffyness & irritation in nose. Allergy?

Possibly: Much of the answer depends on a detailed history. Is there a family or personal history of allergies? How long has it been going on? Any different exposures to allergens (i.e. New pets, new house, new job etc.) any other associated symptoms? You need to see your primary care physician or an allergist to give you a better answer. ...Read more

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Body lotion causes irritation in nose but not allergic?

Body lotion causes irritation in nose but not allergic?

Body lotion: Yes some lotions contain irritants espeically if you have an inflamed nose already. ...Read more

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How do you stop the occasional nosebleed in children?

How do you stop the occasional nosebleed in children?

Hold the nose: The usual nose bleed can be controlled by pressing the nostrils closed, leaning the head forward, breathing through the mouth and holding the nostrils closed under gentle pressure for about two minutes. Press the nostrils up all the way to the bone about one third way up the nose. ...Read more

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How do you deal with nosebleeds?

How do you deal with nosebleeds?

Stop them, eval. why: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. May need scope to evaluate for nasal mass and blood work to check if okay. ...Read more

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How can I heal chronic nosebleeds?

How can I heal chronic nosebleeds?

Chronic nose bleeds: An ear nose and throat doctor can cauterize your nasal blood vessels to stop the bleeding ...Read more

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How can I manage my baby's nosebleeds?

How can I manage my baby's nosebleeds?

Humidify air: Babies can develop nosebleeds if the delicate skin inside their nose cracks and dries out or through mechanical trauma such as nasal suction or nose picking. Moisturizing the air with a humidifier and placing vaseline in nose with q-tip prior to bedtime can minimize bleeding episodes. If the nose begins to bleed pinch the nostrils continuously shut for 5 minutes. ...Read more

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How do you stop nosebleeds in children?

How do you stop nosebleeds in children?

A bloody nose: Nosebleeds are a common in children.Most are benign, self limited and easily controlled by applying gentle pressure.However a child's age, medical and family history should be taken into consideration.Nosepicking is common but foreign bodies, chronic allergies, high blood pressure, bleeding disorders , etc could also be the cause.If nosebleeds are recurrent, severe, your child is not a picker see a md. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having terrible nosebleeds?

What to do if I have been having terrible nosebleeds?

Have them checked: Other than your routine (Afrin (oxymetazoline) for 2 days) and blocking the nose for 20 min, you will need to have them checked by ENT to look inside the nose ...Read more

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


Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back ...Read more