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Why Do I Constantly Get Bloody Noses When I Wake Up
Why do I get bloody noses so often? Always right nostril, often at night. Twice this week. Summer & winter. No pain, just wake up bleeding.
Deviated septum: There are many reasons for bloody nose: dry nasal passages (increase in winter); allergies; picking. If you are an adult and have persistent nose bleeds on one side, you may have a deviated septum that is causing the air coming in to deflect at a certain point and cause excessive drying of the mucosa. No matter, if it is occurring this frequently, have it checked by your local ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes I get bloody noses that last for a really long time. What could be causing these? Are these serious?
See an ENT: there are several causes for persistent nasal bleeding. have you nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
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
A few things: Sinus infection, high blood pressure, blood thinners, problems with nasal anatomy, etc. Can cause bleeding. Addressing any of these can help. Otherwise, avoid trauma (aggressive nose blowing, picking) and moisturize with otc saline spray and vaseline. Basic treatment: pinch nostrils, lean head forward, use decongestant nasal spray (afrin) only for severe bleed. See an ENT doc if it does not stop. ...Read more
Common: 80% of people experience this in their lives. A common cause is dry, hot air like inside the home in the winter, causing nasal dryness and crusting. The nasal tissue cracks and bleeds easily. Treatment includes humidification in bedroom, nasal saline mist/gel, & sometimes vaseline in the nose at night. It's not a major health hazard, but should a doctor. Sometimes cauterizing the nose helps a lot. ...Read more
What does it feels like to get a laryngoscopy? Im 18 and very sensitive. Do they numb me up? Also, i get bloody noses EASILY soo what should i expect?
Easy: An in office flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy is a simple well tolerated procedure. Some otolaryngologists use an anesthetic topical medication and topical decongestant prior to inserting this spaghetti like scope through the nose for visualization of the throat, including the pharynx and larynx (voice box). Everyone is different however, so some gagging may be expected. ...Read more
I get a lot of bloody noses but don't know why. No trauma and have been drinking lots of water. Ideas?
Bloody noses: Could be something local such as dry mucosa inside nose, or blood disease or effect of medications. Best to consult your pcp for assessment & exam. ...Read more
I get bloody noses around once a day, I pull out really large clots, afterwards the bleeding stops. Is this serious? My nose been cauterized twice.
When I get bloody noses I have the tendency to have blood clots come out of my nose. What could it be?
Nose Bleed Clots: It is normal to have clots come out of the nose after a nose bleed. This means you form clots, a healthy part of stopping active bleeding. What is irritating your nose? If the bleeding persists, go see your primary healthcare provider or an ENT doctor. ...Read more
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