Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 7 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Causes Nose Bleeds While Sleeping

Share
1

1
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

Get help now ›
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified
318K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Robert Knox
465 doctors shared insights

Nose Bleeds (Definition)

Some women experience nose and gum bleeding during pregnancy. Keeping well hydrated, especially with orange juice or foods high in Vitamin C, may help to strengthen your capillaries (tiny blood vessels) and reduce this bleeding. You may also consider using a humidifier to help reduce nasal congestion. Gently brushing with a soft toothbrush ...Read more


2

2
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 ?

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 ?

Nose bleeding: the most common reason is trauma. Other reasons are allergies causing dryness in you nose, making it is for bleeding. Using humfier and applying neosporine to the inside of your nose will help ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified
318K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression at the front of the nose
Once
Gently pack the nose with cotton
Once
If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the ER
Once
4

4
My migraine caused my nose to bleed. If I am to get a nose bleed my nose bleeds from the front but today It bleed from the back. ?

My migraine caused my nose to bleed. If I am to get a nose bleed my nose bleeds from the front but today It bleed from the back. ?

Nosebleeds: One way to avoid nose bleeds is to use nasal saline, a sterile salt water solution, frequently. It keeps the mucous membranes in the nose moistened and can keep you from getting nose bleeds. If you get them frequently you might want to see an ENT physician. Sometimes they can treat the vessels in the nose so that they do not bleed. ...Read more

Get help now ›
5

5
My brother (35) has started getting uncontrolled nose bleeds. Been to hospital to stop bleeding.. any idea of causes? Blood pressure 145/85

My brother (35) has started getting uncontrolled nose bleeds. Been to hospital to stop bleeding.. any idea of causes?  Blood pressure 145/85

Anatomical defect: probably a superficial blood vessel close to surface of air passage way in the nasal mucosa. Less likely some bleeding defect in the bloodstream. He should go get it checked out... ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
Sleeping Better (Checklist)

Go to bed at the same time every day
daily
Wake up at the same time every day
daily
Don't drink alcohol before bedtime
daily
Use your bed only for sleep (and sex)
Once
Board Certified
318K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

See your doctor: The watery eyes may or may not be associated with the bleeding, or may be due to congestion from the nose bleed. Recurrent nose bleeds and bleeding gums should be evaluated by your internist. Do not delay visiting him/her. ...Read more

Get help now ›
8

8
My daughter is 3 yrs old. In the last 20 days her nose bleeds second time while sleeping. What could be the reason.

My daughter is 3 yrs old. In the last 20 days her nose bleeds second time while sleeping. What could be the reason.

Normal / common: Kids commonly get nose bleeds when they are exposed to airborne irritants (smoke, fragrance, fumes, dust, allergens) or dry heat. They often awake with a bloody pillow after rubbing their nose into it during sleep and having a bleed. Nasal saline wash or jells and humidified air help reduce the frequency.Avoidance of irritants is the primary method of prevention. ...Read more

Get help now ›
9

9
Living with Sleep Apnea (Checklist)

Use your CPAP regularly
Once
Get 7-8 hours of sleep nightly
daily
Don't drink alcohol
Once
Never drive sleepy
Once
10

10
My son is 12 and has had a half dozen nose bleeds in the last week. He woke up this morning with his nose bleeding. His nose has never ever bled b4.

My son is 12 and has had a half dozen nose bleeds in the last week.  He woke up this morning  with his nose bleeding. His nose has never ever bled b4.

Epistaxis: Sometimes epistaxis (nosebleed) is mechanical from picking the nose and creates an open sore that bleeds. Another reason is a cold or allergies can make the turbinates in the nose become easily damaged and can bleed over and over. If the bleeding is coming from one side, most likely a blood vessel that can be cauterized. See an ENT. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. John McMahan
608 doctors shared insights

Nosebleeds (Definition)

Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
4,380 doctors shared insights

Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified
318K people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook