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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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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?

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

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What could it mean to have daily near migraine headaches (and 3 migraines in 2 weeks). As well as 2 bloody noses in a week.Doc sched. MRI. What 2 fnd?

What could it mean to have daily near migraine headaches (and 3 migraines in 2 weeks). As well as 2 bloody noses in a week.Doc sched. MRI. What 2 fnd?

Get the MRI: And find out what it shows. Patience is difficult, but that's what you need now. Also your doc may do blood tests. Ask them about your results and what they mean. If you develop visual problems in one eye only, such as sudden blindness, go to the ER. The same applies to a "worst headache ever" with vomiting, or fever, or new limb weakness or numbness. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do if I get 2-4 bloody noses per day what does that mean?

What to do if I get 2-4 bloody noses per day what does that mean?

See below: Assuming you are otherwise in good health and not experiencing bleeding/bruising elsewhere, this is likely a problem confined to your nose. If an area of nasal mucosa breaks down and exposes a small blood vessel, it will bleed repeatedly. I would see your physisican or an ENT physician to have the area examined and possibly cauterized. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when an extreme bloody nose includes huge blood clots?

What exactly does it mean when an extreme bloody nose includes huge blood clots?

Bloody nose: It means that they blood accumulated in your nose and clotted. This is how your blood should respond to a massive nose bleed, so it would appear that other than the nose bleed, you are probably pretty normal. ...Read more

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Coughing headache tired bloody nose boobs ache vaginal dischargd what could that mean?

Coughing headache tired bloody nose boobs ache vaginal dischargd what could that mean?

Symptoms: Difficult to say given your constellation of symptoms. A complete history and evaluation is needed. Could range from premenstrual symptoms/ symptoms of a virus or std/. Make an appt to see your doctor if you are not premenstrual and/or symptoms don't resolve in next few days. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have 5 bloody noses in 2 days?

If there is : Significant bleeding it is. Would get medically evaluated in that case. ...Read more

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Too many bloody noses! today i had 3, that's right 3 bloody noses. Should i be concerned?

Too many bloody noses! today i had 3, that's right 3 bloody noses. Should i be concerned?

Keep you nose moist: Most nose bleeds are from the anterior septum (the wall between the 2 sides of the nose). When this area dries, the blood vessels can become fragile or scabs can form. Use nasal saline sprays 3-4 times a day and place ointment in the front of the nose 2 times a day. Remember not to remove any scabs that may form on the septum. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any type of "cure" for bloody noses?

Please let me know if there is any type of "cure" for bloody noses?

ENT: If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up ; hold your head ; neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. You may need to see an ear/nose/throat specialist if you have chronic >. ...Read more

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I'm getting really bad bloody noses for no reason at all. What could this be?

I'm getting really bad bloody noses for no reason at all. What could this be?

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

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