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What Are The Causes Of Frequent Nose Bleeds
Can't stop the bleed: The most common reason for nosebleeds in children is dryness in the nose. Dryness can be due to dry heat in the home or changes in weather. You may try putting a nasal saline gel inside the nose to keep the nose lubricated and moist. If the nose continues to bleed, you may need to see an ear, nose, throat doctor to cauterize the blood vessel which is bleeding and may be close to the surface. ...Read more
Several causes: There are several causes for nosebleeds. Some are local such as nasal irritation or polyps. Some are related to systemic diseases such as hypertension, cardiac disease and clotting abnormalities. ...Read more
Reasons: Nose bleed 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
Irritated nose: Its likely that a person getting minor nosebleeds in the context of a cold has irritated their nasal passage with nose blowing and rough tissues. Going easy on this and using a saline nasal spray can help. Coughing up blood, bleeding that comes from the back of the nose, or that doesn't stop easily is more serious and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Bronchial irritation: Bronchial tube irritation, sinus/nasal irritation, gastroesophageal reflux all tend to cause chronic cough. In the lung smoking, asthma, pneumonia (especially pertussis, mycoplasma), foreign bodies can cause chronic cough. Treat acid reflux disease, sinus infection sinusitis. Some medications such as ace inhibitors. Stepwise treatment of asthma with sinus, gi, treatment avoid aspirin/dust. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Most common reason is local trauma from nose picking. The area on your septum has very superficial blood vessels. Other reasons include very thin blood, as in those taking blood thinners or aspirin. Another reason can be high blood pressure chronically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nose Bleeds: Nose bleed 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
What are the causes of bleeding nose and gums? What lead to nose and gum bleeding without any injuries?
Dental and Medical: As a dentist, i can tell you that bleeding gums is not normal, and is often a sign of gum disease. This would not explain your nose bleeding though, and you may have a secondary problem, or another issue completely. Call your dentist for a check of your mouth, and call your md or ENT as well, to check your nose. Call today! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Iatrogenic gastritis: Medications such as asa or ibuprofin are probably the commonest causes, but many others have been implicated. Then there are the peptic ulcer problems and h. Pylori-associated conditions. In drinkers, you have to consider bleeding varices in the stomach and/or esophagus. ...Read more
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