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Otrivin And Nose Bleeds
Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?
Allergist or ENT: Your nasal symptoms can very well be due to the drugs you are on, lexapro, geodon (ziprasidone) or trazodone, all can cause dry mucus membranes hence dry nose, trazodone can cause nasal congestion too, when seen please mention that you're on those medicines, meanwhile, please keep using saline nasal wash liberally, for an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more
They can: Oral decongestants such as sudafed (pseudoephedrine) can have a drying effect on the nose, mouth and eyes. This is from the anticholinergic effects. Even though decongestants are for decreasing congestion this drying side effect can be helpful for some and problematic for other people. ...Read more
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saline, emollients: Rebuild your nasal mucosa with regular use of saline spray and/or irrigation, application of ointments such as vaseline or neosproin/bacitracin, and avoiding trauma to the nose (picking, blowing, etc.) if persists, then see your doc for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Saline nasal spray is a very effective moisturizer that, if used frequently, will help in alleviating any sinus obstruction. During the winter and known allergy season, i recommend one use the saline nasal spray every 30 minutes during waking hours. See your doctor, however, if the sinus pressure remains or worsens as this could indicate an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but: Some people's noses are just more sensitive than others. If your nose is already irritated, then anything may cause burning. ...Read more
I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too
Nose bleeds: It is the winter and it is possible your nares have dried out and cracked. Consider using a saline spray and see if this fixes the problem. If the bleeding is only from one nostril always and you cannot see the source of bleeding consider ENT appt to make sure there is no abnormality. If this is a persistent problem all year around consider bleeding disorder evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing nasal congestion (stuffiness), runny nose, nasal drainage, difficulty breathing through nose (side: both) , bloody nose, sneezin...
How long?: If these have been present for months or years, you likely have an allergic condition. If they have been present for less than a week, it is likely from a cold. For the congestion try an OTC decongestant spray but for no more than 5 days maximum- else you will likely end up with more problems. ...Read more
Allergies: I hate to say it, but itching/sneezing/runny nose, provided you're not sick at the time with a viral infection, is usually the result of environmental or seasonal allergies. Even if you've never had them before, you can actually develop allergies at any age, though don't give up hope as you can lose them too. It's worth checking your environment; any new exposures that could account for this? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?
Lubricate: Use a dab of vaseline or Aquaphor or KY jelly twice a day inside your nose. You can use Afrin [the generic oxymetazoline is same] for a few days, not more than a few. You can also snuff some water [usually salted water] up your nose and suck it in to clear out mucous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am sorry to hear: that you are sick but what is your question? Try submitting it again and asking about what you want to know. ...Read more
Decongestants: For nasal stuffiness due to a cold or other virus, lasting less than 5 to 7 days, you can use oral or topical decongestants such as sudafed or afrin. If it lasts longer it could be another problem like a sinus infection or allergy, so see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sounds like : Rhinitis and irritated nasal mucosa . Rinse your nostril with saline solution, then apply neosporin ointment to promote healing. Also take some allergy medicines eg claritin, Allegra or zyrtec available otc .If your eyes are dry, apply some artificial tears to lubricate it. Buy zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops otc if with allergic conjunctivitis. No better, do schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If they continue for more than 10-12 days, you may visit the pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ?
What causes nose bleeds? I was just sitting and suddenly my nose was pouring blood for about 10mins.. As im writing this im still bleeding..
Well...: There are many causes, ANd I suggest you go to the ER now! ...Read more
Can your nose heal from picking it? Nosebleeds are annoying! Can heat or being sick cause your nose to bleed as well? What'a the best way to stop it?
Someone i know is having a nose bleed for about 20 minutes and he gets these nose bleeds randomly for about 4 days now & can he do anything for this ?
My daughter has nose bleeds now and again, we mainly notice in the morning when she wakes up, only once she was bleeding during the fay. she is 2y10m?
Nose bleeds: Hi there. My kid too has this. The common causes are runny crusty noses that when picked whilst awake sleeping or on awakening cause damage to the small blood vessels in the nose. I use Vaseline to soften the crusts, regular saline nose rinse. Pls see your Gp to exclude any underlying ent issues as well ...Read more
Should I be concerned with my sons nose bleed . Within 24hrs he had 4 nosebleeds ...my guess is that it’s super dry in the room I did put a cold mist ?
Is it normal for someones nose to bleed almost every day? My husband is 24 and gets nosebleeds almost everyday and he gets them for no reason without even touching his nose itll start bleeding and he will let the blood drip till it stops which is usually
It : It is certainly not normal to have nosebleeds daily. Most nosebleeding situations should resolve with a few days unless there are other underlying problems. Some of these predisposing conditions include deficiency of clotting factors, high blood pressure resulting in rupture of the vessels, trauma to the nasal membranes, sinus disease, vascular lesions, or rarely tumors of the nasal passages. Your husband's condition should be evaluated by an ENT specialist promptly. Besides treating any underlying condition, prolonged bleeding can lead to anemia which can then lead to other complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i just got a little angry my nose bleeds a lot , it can bleed for hours with none stop ...How can I deal with that?
Common: Epistaxis is common in everyone. 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification of the air, and nasal moisturizing with a variety of otc nasal saline gels or mist spray. It's not a major health hazard, but should see md. ...Read more
I'm experiencing continuous nose bleeds for the past 3 days, i bleed at least 3 times a day, what's going on? Should i be worried?
My son is 12 and has had a half dozen nose bleeds in the last week. He woke up this morning with his nose bleeding. His nose has never ever bled b4.
Epistaxis: Sometimes epistaxis (nosebleed) is mechanical from picking the nose and creates an open sore that bleeds. Another reason is a cold or allergies can make the turbinates in the nose become easily damaged and can bleed over and over. If the bleeding is coming from one side, most likely a blood vessel that can be cauterized. See an ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal / common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake with a bloody pillow after rubbing their nose into it during sleep and having a bleed. Nasal saline wash or jells and humidified air help reduce the frequency.Avoidance of irritants is the primary method of prevention. ...Read more
Nosebleed right after using Netipot. I had just had a nose bleed the day prior. Should I avoid Netipot after nosebleeds?
Yes: Stop using the netipot altogether, and get to see an ENT specialist ASAP, good luck ...Read more
My daughter is 8, she keeps having nose bleeds every night and early mornings. Of late no day goes by without nose bleed. Help?
My 2yo gets nose bleeds and it stops rather quickly but will be all over her face. It happens every couple months. Does it sound like bleeding prob?
Nose bleeds are : Common in childhood & often reflect irritants like dust, pollen, fumes, smoke etc that the kid is exposed to on a regular basis.These things accumulate in the nasal passages & lead to nasal rubbing when the kids are half asleep or during the day.The trauma causes small capillaries in the nose to blead.Nasal saline wash can remove the irritants & nasal saline gel helps if applied at night. ...Read more
In the past 6 weeks i have had 3 major nose bleeds The blood almost spurts out of my nose leading to profuse bleeding which takes 30 -45 min to stop ?
Cauterize: This sounds very disruptive! Most likely its a brittle vessel high up in the nose. See an ENT who can cauterize it and check for anything suspicious up there. ...Read more
Had nose bleeds since using e cigarettes (vaper) stopped using last night had nose bleed lightly today nothing bad will this stop? No longer using vap
Epistaxis: Great decision to stop using e-cig. You're doing yourself a great favor. As for your nose bleeds (epistaxis), as long as they stop, you're most likely fine. But it's still a good idea for your Family Doc or even ENT to take a peek up there to make sure nothing else is going on. In meantime, use spare non-vaping time to eat right, exercise regularly & get enough sleep. Wrap it up each & every time. ...Read more
My nose bleeds often these days.It had started bleeding from the time my girlfriend's nose hit mine while kissing and it bleeds quite oftenany remedy?
Nosebleed guide: Most nose bleeds arise from trauma to the thin lining overlying the sensitive nasal cartilage. This trauma can be from a tissue, a finger, a knuckle, an arm swipe, etc. When you have a nosebleed, blow your nose, then pinch and hold for 5min. Don't peak. Then don't touch don't wipe. Don't put tissue in the nose to check it. This pulls the clot you just made off and it bleeds again. Hands off works. ...Read more
Maybe: Esophageal bleeding could theoretically come out the mouth or the nose, which could look like a nose bleed. Depending on the cause of the esophageal bleeding (ie a bleeding disorder?), that could predispose you to nose bleeds. Esophageal bleeding is generally something that needs medical attention though so please discuss with your doctor if you aren't already. ...Read more
My migraine caused my nose to bleed. If I am to get a nose bleed my nose bleeds from the front but today It bleed from the back. ?
Nosebleeds: One way to avoid nose bleeds is to use nasal saline, a sterile salt water solution, frequently. It keeps the mucous membranes in the nose moistened and can keep you from getting nose bleeds. If you get them frequently you might want to see an ENT physician. Sometimes they can treat the vessels in the nose so that they do not bleed. ...Read more
My son suffered with nose bleeds regularly. Yesterday he had a nose bleed that was extremely pink and clotted in colour. It then went bright red.
Nosebleeds: Your son should see an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist. Have your primary care physician refer you. There is a reason and an appropriate treatment for your son's dilemma. ...Read more