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Nasal polyps can cause nose bleeding?

Nasal polyps can cause nose bleeding?

Rarely: Unlike the normal nasal mucosa, which is rich in blood supply, a nasal polyps is usually poorly vascular and rarely if ever bleeds. If you have nasal polyposis and believe your are bleeding from them, see an ENT doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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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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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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Which triggers nose bleeds?

Which triggers nose bleeds?

Nosebleeds: Nosebleeds are a common problem. There are multiple triggers. One of the most common is picking the nose. This happens in kids way more than in adults, but still occurs. Dryness is also very common. In cold climates, the colder it gets the less humid it becomes and this can lead to bleeding. Trauma, high blood pressure or bleeding disorders can lead to nosebleeds. Best to have an ENT look. ...Read more

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What causes nasal polyps: mild allergies or fungus?

What causes nasal polyps: mild allergies or fungus?

Nasal polyps: these are complex, they occur in individuals with nasal allergies, but also occur with aspirin allergy and asthma and also can be sporadic without a known cause. They are tricky to treat and you need a good ENT and Allergist to tackle the problem properly ...Read more

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Can azalestine hydrochloride cause sensation of burning irritation and dryness in nasal passages?

Can azalestine hydrochloride cause sensation of  burning irritation and dryness in nasal passages?

Yes: Azelasline can be too drying and may irritate your nasal passages. Aim away fom the septum when you spray it to minimize the side effects. ...Read more

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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

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Can post nasal drip cause stomach irritation?

Can post nasal drip cause stomach irritation?

Rarely if ever: In the past, before more effective treatment was available, patients had told me that they could get nauseated from too much post-nasal drips I think your problem is more likely from acid reflux. Regardless, you should consult your doctor to make sure there is not something more serious. ...Read more

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What causes granular mucosa rectum?

What causes granular mucosa rectum?

Previous: inflammation or infection can result in the term "granular" which is used to describe the mucosa (lining) of the bowel as seen by the endoscopist. It is a "NON-SPECIFIC" (Non DIAGNOSTIC) term! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Are nose bleeds common with Sinus Infections?

Are nose bleeds common with Sinus Infections?

Not really: Sinus infections are in the face and therefore in most cases do not cause nose bleeds. However, sinus infections always start in the nose and certainly the inflammation in the nose can lead to epistaxis (nose bleeds). But in general sinusitis and epistaxis are two separate entities and usually unrelated problems. See an ENT doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Esophagitis: Esophagitis is unusual in a person in their 30s, but can happen. Omeprazole definitely indicated, at least for 8 weeks, probably longer. Important also is how and what you eat. Smaller meals, chew thoroughly, minimal spice, no alcohol, don't overeat. Eat slowly. Don't eat for 1 hour before bed time. For 2 weeks you might benefit from twice a day omeprazole -- ask doc. Mylanta every 2 hrs ...Read more

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Can HIV or STDS cause frequent nose bleeds?

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Can HIV or STDS cause frequent nose bleeds?

Here are some...: Frequent nasal bleeding should drive one to make sure of no correctable lesions or disorders inside nose or sinus first. HIV or other STDs very unlikely cause nasal bleeding. See an ENT doctor soon to clear your concern ASAP. ...Read more

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Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Yes: They can irritate the tissue and steroid sprays can thin the nasal lining. Both cases result in increased risk of bloody nose. ...Read more

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Excessive mucous in eye means infection? Allergies?

Excessive mucous in eye means infection?  Allergies?

Either: Allergy eyes usually go along with nasal allergy symptoms. There is often crusting in the morning and intense itching. ...Read more

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What causes small frequent nose bleeds?

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What causes small frequent  nose bleeds?

Dry nose: There is an area where blood vessels are close to the surface in the front of your nose. Bleeding frequently arise there from either a dry nose, the formation of a crust in that area from local trauma, or sores from manual removal of debris from the nose. ...Read more

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What is ment by distal esophagus columnar mucosa with mild chronic inflammation? adjoin squamous mucosa with epithileal reactive changes. negative for

What is ment by distal esophagus columnar mucosa with mild chronic inflammation? adjoin squamous mucosa with epithileal reactive changes. negative for

Acid reflux : The report that you quoted above was not complete. I believe that with the changes that you mentioned, seems like you have acid reflux related changes. This is related to diet most often, caffeinated drinks, onions, tomatoes, etc are some of the common foods that should be limited or avoided. See your doctor to discuss about the full report. ...Read more

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Can anti-histamine + nasal irrigation + Cromolyn Sodium spray help reduce chronic nasal turbinate, nasopharynx inflammation & mucus membrane swelling?

Can anti-histamine + nasal irrigation + Cromolyn Sodium spray help reduce chronic nasal turbinate, nasopharynx inflammation & mucus membrane swelling?

Unlikely: they can reduce discharge, sneezing, but not congestion or inflammation, you will need anti-inflammatory medications as steroid nasal sprays, but better be directed by an ENT specialist or an Allergist/Immunologist if you have access to one, best wishes ...Read more

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Mucosal diseases of the paranasal sinuses?

Mucosal diseases of the paranasal sinuses?

Sinuses: This is a non specific description of the thickening and inflammation in the lining of the sinuses, it can be from an infection, allergies, chronic sinusitis, etc. By itself is not a disease but is associated with other problems. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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After about a week of using Flownase nasal spray I am getting irritation in nose when I use it. Should I stop?

After about a week of using Flownase nasal spray I am getting  irritation in nose  when I use it. Should I stop?

Yes: please, it can be from a faulty technique or some other problem in your nose that requires medical attention. If steroid nasal sprats are used improperly, they can cause dryness of nasal septum and sometimes nose bleeds. for now use saline nasal washes till you see an ENT for evaluation, good luck ...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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Why am i getting heavy nosebleeds daily?

Need to examine: If it started recently, and you do not have a bleeding tendency, it is likely due to a local cause, e.g, mucosal dryness. You may try applying a small amount of moisturizer to the outer part of nasal cavity, 2-3 times/day. Use it sparingly to prevent the emollient from getting into the lungs. If that does not resolve the issue in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see an ENT physician. ...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

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Is it normal to have nosebleeds everyday even if you're not sick.

No, not normal.: Depends on amount, but consult your doctor because you might have a blood disorder that prevents your blood from clotting. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't treat a nosebleed? I don't have one but i was just wondering. Would you bleed out or would it just stop on its own?

Nosebleeds: Nosebleeds usually stop on their own with simple care unless there are underlying problems like high blood pressure, treatment with blood thinners, or underlying blood coagulation disorders like hemophilia. Most patients would present for care long before they 'bleed out'. In some cases the elderly and/or demented may have ongoing bleeding and significant blood loss. ...Read more

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Can hot baths cause nosebleeds? 

Yes: Some people do experience more nosebleeds with hot baths. Two possible causes: the increase in temperature can dilate the capillaries. This would increase blood flow through all capillaries, including the nose, increasing the chance for a bleed. The other possible explanation is that the mucous membranes of the nose get irritated due to a change in humidity. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a nosebleed fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a nosebleed fast?

Nose bleeds: Putting ice on the nose, pinching the nose. None of these methods may work, then you may have to see an ENT doctor for nasal packing or cauterization of the bleeding vesse. ...Read more

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What should I prevent light nosebleeds in the winter?

Moisture: Humidify your bedroom and apply ointment like vaseline or ayr gel to the nose at brdtime. ...Read more

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What should I do when I get a nosebleed and feel weak?

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Pains: Best to have it looked at by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How do I stop nosebleeds from happening for no reason?

Dryness: Excessive dryness of the nasal membranes and picking the nose can cause recurrent nose bleeds. Nose drops with Normal Saline (ayr drops) may help with dryness. The answer to the latter is more obvious. ...Read more

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Bloody Nose (Definition)

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Nose Bleeds (Definition)

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