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What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

Mucosal breakdown: Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and crusting in the nose. ...Read more

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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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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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What causes nose bleeds?

Nose Bleeding: 95% plus of nose bleeds are due to inhaling dry air that leads to scabs or crusting of the nasal membranes. Use saline nose spray or saline gels to keep membranes most. Adding a humidifier to your furnace may decrease the chances also. If bleeding persists, go see an ear nose and throat doctor. ...Read more

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What causes nose bleeds ?

Dry nose?: A few things can. Commonly, dry nasal passages, blowing your nose real hard, trauma ( get your finger outta there!) . Blood thinners make you more prone. Spontaneous bleeding requires some more thought. Blood coagulation problems are a possibility, albeit not that common. ...Read more

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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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Can low iron make you have nose bleeds?

Low iron: low iron doesn't cause nose bleed. most common causes for nose bleed are dry mucus membranes, sinusitis, allergy etc. ...Read more

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What would cause nose bleeds in a 2 year old?

What would cause nose bleeds in a 2 year old?

Usually irritants : Nose bleeds in toddlers are usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes all lead to irritation and occasionally infection.This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read more

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Why do people with leukemia have nose bleeds?

Why do people with leukemia have nose bleeds?

Low platelet count: Leukemia or any other disorder with low platelet counts may cause nose bleeds. The counts are generally severely low, e.g., less than 20,000 for bleeding to occur. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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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Why is it that i keep gettin small nose bleeds?

Nosebleeds: Usually due to changes in weather, forced air heat, or air conditioning use, which dessicates the very thin nasal mucus membranes. Whendisturbed like during aggressive sneezing, noseblowing, or digital manipulation of the nose, the membranes will bleed. If persistent, it is imperative to have the nose examined for polyps or other tissue abnormalities. High blood pressure can also cause nosebleeds. ...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


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more