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Should I be worried about getting a bloody nose a week after my tonsillectomy?

Should I be worried about getting a bloody nose a week after my tonsillectomy?

Not really: It should not mean anything more whether or not you had a tonsillectomy. Treat with local pressure and intranasal moisture. Intranasal Bacitracin can help especially during the cold dry weather. ...Read more

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I have been having a bloody nose for a week now. Should I be worried?

I have been having a bloody nose for a week now. Should I be worried?

Bloody nose x 1 week: Recurrent bloody nose in winter time is quite common. The cold, dry air or dry indoor heated air are culprits. If you are on blood thinners, have a cold, allergies, uncontrolled high blood pressure, have a deviated septum, you may have a tendency to experience nose bleeds. See your doctor to determine cause and best treatment to resolve the bleeding. ...Read more

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What to do if i just had a nose bleed after sneezing a few times, should I be concerned?

What to do if i just had a nose bleed after sneezing a few times, should I be concerned?

Not usually: A combination of nasal irritation by whatever is causing the sneezing and the sudden increase in blood pressure can cause nasal bleeding. As long as it is infrequent, without major blood loss, and no other nasal symptoms such as congestion then can probably safely observe. ...Read more

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I spit blood for a couple of days now after I had a week sinusitis. I am so worried about this. please help. I am a non-smoker.

I spit blood for a couple of days now after I had a week sinusitis. I am so worried about this. please help. I am a non-smoker.

Sinusitis: The blood is most likely a result of the sinus infection. As the infection is treated with antibiotics and improves the blood should resolve. If it doesn't, you should have your nose anx sinuses evaluated by an ENT specialist who can help you with this. ...Read more

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I get a nose bleed every couple of days light ones should I be worried?

I get a nose bleed every couple of days light ones should I be worried?

No: Most nose bleeds are benign and occur from an area near the opening of the nose. You try putting a small amount of Vaseline or other moisturizer in the nares. Be careful to avoid getting it into you lungs. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/nosebleeds-causes-and-treatments ...Read more

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I am now having frequent nosebleeds after a huge nosebleed that included a clot, should I be worried?

I am now having frequent nosebleeds after a huge nosebleed that included a clot, should I be worried?

If your nose bleeds: Are recurrent - would obtain medical evaluation from your physician or an ear/nose/throat doctor. ...Read more

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I started getting a sore throat after starting sulfamethoxazole 4 days ago. Is this normal or should I be worried?

I started getting a sore throat after starting sulfamethoxazole 4 days ago. Is this normal or should I be worried?

I don't think: your sore throat is related to your med. If you are concerned about allergy, consult with doctor who prescribed the medication. ...Read more

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I have had a lot of difficulty swallowing food for a week. Should I be concerned about this?

I have had a lot of difficulty swallowing food for a week. Should I be concerned about this?

Dysphagia, see PCP: means difficulty swallowing. Once the cause is determined, dysphagia may be treated with: 1. Swallowing therapy. 2. Medication. 3. Surgery. See your PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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I'm 11 weeks pregnant and have had a headache and black snot in my nose for two days. Should i be concerned?

I'm 11 weeks pregnant and have had a headache and black snot in my nose for two days. Should i be concerned?

Maybe: The dark mucous may be old blood, but you need to tell your OB md your symptoms as you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have had a blocked nose for 3 weeks now. Should I be worried?

I have had a blocked nose for 3 weeks now. Should I be worried?

Nasal congestion: A stuffy nose from a viral infection should have resolved by now. Persistent nasal congestion could be due to allergies, sinus infection or nasal polyp. You should see your pcp since this has been persistent. ...Read more

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I have had brown blood/discharge for about a week and a half now. What could it be? Should I a worried?

I have had brown blood/discharge for about a week and a half now. What could it be? Should I a worried?

Brown discharge: Would seek medical attention and get HCG. Could be irregulairty versus infection versus pregnancy /ectopic. ...Read more

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I got a concussion a few weeks ago and now i'm getting a fever is there anything I should I be worried about or pay special attention to?

I got a concussion a few weeks ago and now i'm getting a fever is there anything I should I be worried about or pay special attention to?

Get an evaluation: Rare cases of head injury can predispose to meningitis. Fractures through the sinuses or petrous ridge of the skull may cause fluid leakage and entrance of bacteria. More likely it is just a minor illness unrelated to the injury. However, a thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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I have had a green tongue for three days after a cold and chest virus, what should I do about it?

I have had a green tongue for three days after a cold and chest virus, what should I do about it?

Green tongue: Not much. You might try brushing it gently with your toothbrush, but suspect this will clear up spontaneously with time. If it does not, see your dentist or family doctor. ...Read more

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