Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pregnant Nosebleed Labor

Share
1

1
Kfilteau asks: I am 32 weeks pregnant. -- is getting a nosebleed a sign of labor coming?

Kfilteau asks: I am 32 weeks pregnant. -- is getting a nosebleed a sign of labor coming?

No: Nosebleeds are more common during pregnancy due to increased congestion in your blood vessels. Nosebleeds can occur at any point during pregnancy and have more to do with a prior history of nosebleeds, or if you have recently been blowing your nose. They are not a sign of labor or preterm labor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Gregory Moneta
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


2

2
I am pregnant and had nosebleed while travelling by plane. Is that ok?

Probably: It is not unusual at this time of the year, but if it could not be stopped then you should be seen. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What causes nosebleeds in pregnancy?

What causes nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Fragile capillaries: Due to the high estrogen levels in pregnancy, the small blood vessels in our mucous membranes (nasal areas, oral areas) can become fragile and easily irritated --- which is why pregnant women may see nosebleeds or bleeding gums more frequently. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vessels in your nasal lining caused by the increase in estrogen coming from your placenta. If you have a nose bleed, pinch the fleshy part of your nose for 5-15 minutes and tilt your head forward a little to minimize swallowing too much blood. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How can I prevent nosebleeds in pregnancy?

How can I prevent nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Depends: Depends why it is bleeding. Often nosebleeds occur from the nose drying out. Using saline spray o keep the nose moist may help prevent nose bleeds. If your nose bleeds occur from the front near the nostrils, over the counter aqueous gels may help as well. If they continue, you should have some blood work done and possibly see an ENT doctor and get an nasal scope. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

I know nosebleeds are common during pregnancy, but yesterday I coughed up blood. Could this be something serious?

Yes...: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom which always requires a doctor's evaluation. If you have shortness of breath, you should go to the nearest er now! call your doctor today and let him/her know of this symptom. Possibilities include bronchitis but blood clot in your lungs, especially during pregnancy, is another possiblity. This could be a life-threatening problem. See a doctor today! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
8

8
Im having unusual frequent nosebleeds im also having frequent heartburn and a craving for tomato based foods possibly pregnant what could be wrong?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
Im having unusual frequent nosebleeds im also having frequent heartburn and a craving for tomato based foods possibly pregnant what could be wrong?

Go see your doc: Need to see your doc and get checked. You may have one or more separate problems. If you think you are possibily pregnant- get the pregnancy test kit and check it out. Tomato can cause heartburn- i will advice you to avoid certain food like tomatoes, mint, spicy food , fatty food etc. You may need to use nasal spry/nasal saline wash, and humidifier to help your nose.Go to see your doc & get checked. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I never had nosebleeds before, but i just did, and choked and coughed up a huge blob of blood afterwards. I'm pregnant, and dizzy should I be worried?

Get it checked out: Nosebleeds, or epistaxis, is not uncommon in the winter due to the dry air and use of heat in the house and workplace. The issue with regard to pregnancy is that thrombocytopenia, or low platelet count, could be a reason for the nosebleed in someone who has never had one before. This should be excluded as a potential cause. ...Read more

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
694 doctors shared insights

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