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Nose bleeds and brain tumors is it bad?

Nose bleeds and brain tumors is it bad?

possibly: Unless you have a brain tumor affecting the skull base and involving the blood vessels to your nose, nose bleeds are probably not related to a brain tumor. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Reasons for nose bleeds and headaches, tumor?

Reasons for nose bleeds and headaches, tumor?

I puzzle why you: Have serious issues but ask here first for a conclusion. Nose bleeds can be nothing but nose picking trauma, to low platelet counts, to high blood pressure. Headaches can be noting to high blood pressure. The two together could mean a blood forming element disorder. You need to see a doctor and get a few tests and that might answer or eliminate some things. Cannot diagnose/rule out a tumor. ...Read more

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Are frequent nose bleeds a sign of leukemic cancer?

Are frequent nose bleeds a sign of leukemic cancer?

Usually not: Most nose bleeds occur from a network of blood vessels near the tip of the nose, little's area. Most of the time it is due to rupture of one the vessels in the network due to dryness, minor trauma or inflammation. Leukemia can cause nose bleed, but that would not be high on my list if an otherwise health person has nose bleed. ...Read more

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Cavernous sinus thrombosis risk from picking at sore in nose and making it bleed?

Zero: Unless you are highly prone to blood clots (genetic, severe dehydration, oral contraceptives), the risk of cavernous sinus thrombosis from what you are considering is close to zero. ...Read more

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Could a tumour in the piturity gland causes nose bleeds?

Could a tumour in the piturity gland causes nose bleeds?

Pituitary: Tumor if functional could affect control of many hormones, increasing size could affect vision. Other issues like and expanding tumor or infections are less common. Need full checkup. ...Read more

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I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too

I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too

Nose bleeds: It is the winter and it is possible your nares have dried out and cracked. Consider using a saline spray and see if this fixes the problem. If the bleeding is only from one nostril always and you cannot see the source of bleeding consider ENT appt to make sure there is no abnormality. If this is a persistent problem all year around consider bleeding disorder evaluation. ...Read more

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I have trouble swallowing. Ent discovered abnormal adenoid tissue growth. I've got petechiae on my legs and chest, and I'm bruising easily. Cancer?

I have trouble swallowing. Ent discovered abnormal adenoid tissue growth. I've got petechiae on my legs and chest, and I'm bruising easily. Cancer?

Cancer?: From the info you have provided it is impossible to diagnose you, but if you are seeing an ENT physician they should be fully capable of providing an accurate assessment of your condition. Cancer may be considered, but there are many other possibilities. ...Read more

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Why is there nose bleeding in a nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

Why is there nose bleeding in a nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

Tumor erosion: These tumors develope on the mucous membrane and erode into adjacent tissues including capillaries, causing bleeding. ...Read more

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Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .

Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule  calcified within .

Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read more

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Can throat cancer not thyroid cancer spread to thyroid bed? I had thyroid cancer 2 years ago and a follow up ultrasound found 7mm nodule on thy bed.

Can throat cancer not thyroid cancer spread to thyroid bed?  I had thyroid cancer 2 years ago and a follow up ultrasound found 7mm nodule on thy bed.

Thyroid: This is either a small amount of residual thyroid or more likely a small thyroid cancer recurrence in the thyroid bed. This is one of the most common sites for recurrence. ...Read more

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My friend gets random nose bleeds and coughs up blood randomly as well is that a sign of some kind of cancer?

My friend gets random nose bleeds and coughs up blood  randomly as well is that a sign of some kind of cancer?

Nose bleeds: I'm going to resume that your 'friend' is near to your age. Even if they are twice as old I would think cancer is NOT the most likely diagnosis. The most benign possibility is friable nasal tissue that bleeds chronically (and he could cough that as well). More seriously, they may have abnormal blood coagulation for many reasons. See a doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more

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Is there any link between oral cancer and thyroid cancer? Had papillary thyroid cancer now suspicious white/red patch on gums that needs biopsy

Is there any link between oral cancer and thyroid cancer? Had papillary thyroid cancer now suspicious white/red patch on gums that needs biopsy

Not aware: Not aware of any link, but if you have a lesion in your mouth that is different from your normal looking gum, go see a doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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Tips to stop chronic nose bleeds from blowing my nose too often (i have a cold)?

Tips to stop chronic nose bleeds from blowing my nose too often (i have a cold)?

Saline, emollients: Rebuild your nasal mucosa with regular use of saline spray and/or irrigation, application of ointments such as vaseline or neosproin/bacitracin, and avoiding trauma to the nose (picking, blowing, etc.) if persists, then see your doc for an exam. ...Read more

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Bleeding from nose and swll up like polypus?

Bleeding from nose and swll up like polypus?

Nose bleeding: If you can't stop the bleeding by pinching both sides of the lower portion of your nose continuously for 5 minutes without letting up, then you should go to the hospital emergency room where your blood pressure will be checked and your nose will either be cauterized or packed to control the bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Cancer (Definition)

Cancer that presents in the thyroid gland. It usually presents as a painless thyroid nodule. Most are papillary-follicular type and have a very good prognosis. Less common are medullary cancers, with an intermediate prognosis. Anaplastic cancers of the thyroid have a poor prognosis and are uncommon. Treatment of thyroid cancers involves removal ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more