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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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Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Depends...: Not knowing your age, medical condition, medications............at this time of year, it is dry nasal mucosa related bleed. If you are on ASA hold it. If allergy hx...take Loratadine, Nasonex, (mometasone) Singulair. Using a dab of antibiotic ointment in a Q tip, applying inside nostril at bed time, hydrating yourself, taking Vit C will help. ...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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How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

Pinch the nose: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops. Here is a video with more info for you http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how you get rid of a bloody nose fast?

Can you tell me how you get rid of a bloody nose fast?

BY PRESSING ON NOSTR: By pressing on the nostril from the side it is bleeding maintain gentle pressure with thumb on the nostril for 6 minutes and release, continue and repeat this process again till the bleeding stops if bleed still continue for 15 minutes, go to the nearest emergency department. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get bloody nose and headache at the same time?

What does it mean when you get bloody nose and headache at the same time?

Another thought...: IF you are using nasal sprays with steroids, headaches, sore throat and nosebleeds are common side effects when used improperly. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you get a bloody nose?

What exactly does it mean when you get a bloody nose?

Blood is coming from: Your nose. Possible reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors. ...Read more

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I get bloody nose a lot. What does this mean? Is something wrong with my nose?

I get bloody nose a lot. What does this mean? Is something wrong with my nose?

Maybe: Frequent nose bleeds are not common. If you are taking Aspirin or Ibuprofen type products frequently, this may affect how your platlets adhere to each other and may increase your risk of nasal bleeding. You may also have a deviated septum - the middle part of the nose. Frequent nose bleeds should be evaluated. See your local ent. ...Read more

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Why would a type 1 diabetic get a bloody nose?

Not related: Bloody nose is not related to type 1 diabetese must have another cause. ...Read more

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If you eat too much sugar can you get a bloody nose?

If you eat too much sugar can you get a bloody nose?

Nosebleed : There is no reason that i can think of where increased sugar consumption leads to a bloody nose. Just coincidental, i suspect. ...Read more

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