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How come I have random nose bleeds in only one nostril?

How come I have random nose bleeds in only one nostril?

Nose bleeds: Your recurrent nose bleeds may be due to a broken blood vessel on that side of your nose. Here are some other reasons for nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. I suggest you see an ear/nose/throat specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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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Repeated nose bleeds. Went 2 doc nothing wrong. Today during nose bleed a large clot of blood came out of nostril. Not mucus. shld I be concerned ?

Repeated nose bleeds. Went 2 doc 
nothing wrong. Today during nose bleed a large clot of blood came out of nostril.  Not mucus. shld I be concerned
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Epistaxis : 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air in the western US, causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification in bedroom, nasal saline sprays & sometimes vaseline in the nose. It's not a major health hazard, but should an ENT doctor who can better evaluate. There may be problems not seen by PCM. ...Read more

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Can nosebleeds take a long time to heal? I developed one 1 month ago from a cold but today it started bleeding again. It's only on my left nostril.

Can nosebleeds take a long time to heal?  I developed one 1 month ago from a cold but today it started bleeding again.  It's only on my left nostril.

Nosebleed: Nosebleeds occur due to breakdown of lining of nose. Often recurrent. See an ENt doc. You may need nasal cautery. ...Read more

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I had light nose bleeds out of one nostril for a couple days and been experiencing really bad head aches right after they stopped. What could it be?

I had  light nose bleeds out of one nostril for a couple days and been experiencing really bad head aches right after they stopped. What could it be?

Infection : It could be a infection with a bacteria or virus. Bleeding from one nose suggest local process. If bleedin. Become from both sides of if to continues to be a problem, you need to get tested for bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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For the past week, I have gotten 5 nose bleeds, from my right nostril, at night. Why?

For the past week, I have gotten 5 nose bleeds, from my right nostril, at night. Why?

Nose bleeds: One of the most common reasons for nose bleeds is dry nose. You might be breathing through your mouth or the humidity in your bedroom might be very low. The dryness can cause bleeding because the lining of your nose dries out and can crack. You might have a prominent vessel, as well. Best to have it looked at with this many bleeding episodes just to make sure you don't need some treatment. ...Read more

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What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?

What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?

Atrophic rhinitis: Assuming that you are not using nasal steroid aimed at the center of the nose , Afrin -like nasal spray, or cocaine. the most likely cause is dryness . You may try a nasagel spray to keep the nose moist especially on dry and windy days. If problem persists, consult ENTor allergist to check for allergies, sinusitis etc. I also assume that you have no unusual amount of bruising. ...Read more

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My nose bleeds from the right nostril whenever I blow my nose in the shower, it's been weeks of this?

My nose bleeds from the right nostril whenever I blow my nose in the shower, it's been weeks of this?

Hmmm: This is where the history is very important. Do you have allergies? Do you snort drugs? Do you put things in your nose (such as rolled tissue paper) to cleanse it? If a tear in the nasal mucous membranes occurs for any reason, it heals by making a clot that contracts after 24 hrs, and pulls the edges of the wound together. This causes rebleeding usually in moist warm setting like a shower. ...Read more

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Severe nose bleeds left nostril 4 2days with headaches does this mean anything?

Severe nose bleeds left nostril 4 2days with headaches does this mean anything?

Check blood pressure: Nose bleed associated with headaches is unusual. Consider the possibility of very high blood pressure which should be checked immediately. Very rarely a tumor of the nose and sinuses can cause severe nosebleeds with headaches. I would recommend seeing an ENT doctor. Sinus headaches may be present at the same time as nasal congestion which can lead to nose bleed as a result of nose blowing. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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