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What can frequent bloody noses and bruises mean?

What can frequent bloody noses and bruises mean?

Many things: Frequent bloody noses and easy bruising should be evaluated by a doctor. Often these are normal occurrences due to trauma or environment (seasonal allergies and excessive nose blowing). It could represent an underlying problem such as a blood disorder or genetic condition. Either way, best to go to your doctor and get a simple blood test or at least discuss the issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Never bruised or bled easily but no awake daily with feelings of bruises in several places and get bloody noses also have leukemia in family ideas?

Never bruised or bled easily but no awake daily with feelings of bruises in several places and get bloody noses also have leukemia in family ideas?

Doctor visit: You need to see a physician for a good physical exam and possibly blood work. Make sure you tell the doc about any medicine you may be taking, be it prescribed or over the counter. ...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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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 does it mean when i keep having a bloody nose and I am also coughing out blood ?

What does it mean when i keep having a bloody nose and I am also coughing out blood ?

It means see doctor.: Bleeding from your cough is likely related to the bleeding from your nose but cannot be sure. You should probably see a doc to evaluate for causes of recurrent nasal bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more


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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back ...Read more