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Pregnant Nosebleed Labor
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it normal to frequently get nosebleeds while pregnant? It's usually only one different side each time and it's out of absolutely nowhere.
No: No it is not normal so contact your treating OB MD and explain your problem. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Been feeling terribly ill for a coupe of weeks with headaches, tiredness, acheing, big nosebleeds and discharge down below. I know im not pregnant...?
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I am 11 weeks pregnant on heparin 10,000 mg a day. I had heavy nosebleeds today now feeling extremely dizzy and light headed BP is 85/63.
Nosebleeds terrify me. how probable is it to have during pregnancy? Should I walk around with paper towel in hand? And if twins, nose bleeds more?
Caution: Nosebleeds ( in a non pregnant female) may simply be due to allergies or dry nasal passages (common). However, nosebleeds can sometimes be related to abnormal clotting system or high blood pressure (and more..)I suggest checking in with your obstetrician. A quick blood pressure check excludes one cause. Be sure to mention any other symptoms like bruising, headaches, facial pain etc ...Read more
I'm pregnant and is just a few weeks from delivery my left nostril is having nose bleeds like 2/4 times a day ?
Nasal examination: Nosebleeds are fairly common in pregnancy. This is due to hormonal effects on the blood vessels in the nose. Most cases can be managed by holding pressure until it resolves. If the bleeding is heavy or does not resolve have your Obgyn refer you to an ENT physician who can examine your nose to make sure nothing abnormal is happening. ...Read more
Vasaline: Bleeds can often be prevented using the tip of a finger to apply a small amount of petroleum jelly just inside (no further in than 1/2cm!) the septum (middle part) of your nose each night before bed and again in the morning. A nose bleed that doesn't stop after 10 minutes despite gentle pinching of the nose in a seated position with head tilted forward slightly is a reason to be seen promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normal, nor rare: This is not very rare, however it is not a normal pregnancy symptom and merits further investigation! women with nosebleeds are more likely than others to suffer severe hemorrhage during delivery and require blood transfusion. A complete blood count and coagulation panel should be checked to exclude coagulopathy or thrombocytopenia. Von willebrand factor deficiency has to be considered! see mfm! ...Read more
Is it possible to feel pregnancy symtomps at 3 weeks 4 days ? I urine more, have headaches, more tired than usual, nose bleeds, pinching feelings.
Possible: It is possible to experience those symptoms that early. Most of those are due to hormonal changes which begin very early. ...Read more
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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