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What Cause Nose Bleeds In Adults
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
What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?
Atrophic rhinitis: Assuming that you are not using nasal steroid aimed at the center of the nose , Afrin -like nasal spray, or cocaine. the most likely cause is dryness . You may try a nasagel spray to keep the nose moist especially on dry and windy days. If problem persists, consult ENTor allergist to check for allergies, sinusitis etc. I also assume that you have no unusual amount of bruising. ...Read more
Usually irritants : Nose bleeds in toddlers are usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes all lead to irritation and occasionally infection.This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read more
It could be: the sinuses,repetitive trauma from blowing nose too hard, or a growth...I suggest you see ENT Dr. about this. ...Read more
Nose-picking/rubbing: Their finger nails are thin and razor-sharp. When the inside of nose is itchy/dry, picking the inside of nose and/or rubbing it hard can cause bleeding. It is very common. If bleeding stops quickly, i would not worry. Just make sure that the nose is kept nosturized in dry/cold weather and treat allergies/cold symptoms to minimize itching, thus picking/rubbing. If worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: Polyps are usually inflammatory from myriad causes including allergy or other inflammatory conditions. Nasal polyps can definitely affect quality of life. Chronic sinusitis from polyps not only affect breathing but also may result in sleep disturbance, fatigue, and poor sense of smell. Polyps are definitely treatable so please see an ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds? If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?
Frequent nose bleeds can be from trauma. The nose has a tremendous blood supply. After the first nose bleed you may find additional nose bleeds hntil it finally heals.
Try to keep the area clean and moist but dont pick the scab or blow your nose too hard etc. try nasal spray to avoid the itching. ...Read more
What are the causes for clots in nose resulting in bloody nose - which stops the minute nose is blown and clot is gone ?
Nose bleed: There are several possible reasons. One common reason is bleeding from a blood vessel in the nose. This could rupture due to nasal congestion, irritation or inflammation. Even high blood pressure could do it. There could be a blood disorder. Should get checked and get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Many: Continuous cough and runny nose in an infant should be discussed with your doctor. It might be as simple as recurrent colds this time of year, but it could signify a chronic condition (wheezing or acid reflux), or a more serious infection (whooping cough or bronchiolitis). Treatments vary based on the cause, so a careful exam should be done by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For as long as i can remember (7+years) when i blow my nose there is often flecks of red blood.Chronic allergies and a stuffed nose. Likely the cause?
Hopefully no more: Than the result of the chronic allergies constant irritation of the delicate membranes causing little bleeds from surface capillaries. The force of blowing frequently may also play a role - especially if often and hard. You might consider seeing a doctor or allergist for help. There are topical steroid inhalers that can lessen the inflammation and other strategies too. I suffer it too. It stinks. ...Read more
Unlikely: The nose is covered inside by thin membranes& many capillaries that add moisture to dry air when we breathe. Conditions that irritate the nose, like pollen, dust, smoke etc.Often drive a child to rub the nose or pick it.Half awake kids often rub their face in their pillow & you find a bloody pillowcase in the morning.In 30+ yrs of treating kids, I have never heard of a behavioral disorder with this. ...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
I don't ever get nose bleeds and all of a sudden my left side of my nose starts bleeding ? What could of caused this ?
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