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Why does my nose keep bleeding?

Why does my nose keep bleeding?

Simple things first: Prevention for nose bleeds consist of making sure the nasal membranes do not dry out. One can do this by routinely using a saltwater mist spray or apply a saltwater gel (aryl gel) both available otc. One can even use vaseline 2-3x a day. But vaseline should not be used for those on oxygen therapy. If nose bleeds persist then they should be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Why does my nose keep bleeding heavily?

Why does my nose keep bleeding heavily?

Nose bleeds: Rarely this is caused by a blood clotting disorder (due to medications, liver problems, congenital etc.) and more commonly caused by dry nasal mucosa or rich capillary bed in the nasal septum. Start by using daily saline to keep mucosa moist and hydrate well. If this does not help, discuss with your physician to rule out underlying blood problem and procedures such as cauterization. ...Read more

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Why does my nose keep bleeding this week? I have no new cold symptoms.

Why does my nose keep bleeding this week?  I have no new cold symptoms.

Dry air: This is could drying of the nasal membrane, exposing the mucosa. There the small blood vessels of the septum dry and crack causing nose bleeds. Also rubbing and picking the nose wi;l do the same. Keep the nose moist. ...Read more

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My nose keep bleeding for a month, what can I do?Not big bleeding, it is like a small spot always bleed, because everytime I use tissues, i saw bloods

My nose keep bleeding for a month, what can I do?Not big bleeding, it is like a small spot always bleed, because everytime I use tissues, i saw bloods

Irritation: You might have some irritation on the inside of your nose. You mentioned that you are blowing your nose, are you sick? If so, blood and thick yellow colored mucous could be a sinus infection. You should see your doctor for the correct diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bleeding from my nose?

Bleeding from my nose?

Bleeding nose: If nose is bleeding just pinch your nose for 2 minutes and see if bleeding stops .If bleeding doesn't stop or you feel blood is going into mouth go to ER ( Emergency doctor ). ...Read more

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Hi my nose is bleeding ?

Hi my nose is bleeding ?

Treat easily: Nose bleeds can be treated easily. First sit upright, pinch your nostrils shut for 5 - 10 minutes, don't bend down or pick your nose after the bleeding stops. If bleeding starts you can use a cotton ball soaked with afrin nasal spray. If the bleeding cannot be control in 20 minutes you should seek care immediately. ...Read more

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How do I stop my nose from bleeding?

How do I stop my nose from bleeding?

Steady pressure: If pressure does not hold it, you may need further intervention that a physician needs to provide. ...Read more

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Why did my nose start bleeding out of nowhere?

Why did my nose start bleeding out of nowhere?

Nose bleed: It my be too dry where you live? Nose bleeds are common in cold areas and in dry heated homes. Apply vaseline on a qtip in the bleeding nostril or you can also get otc saline gel to help it heal. ...Read more

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Is it normal for nose-picking to cause bleeding?

Is it normal for nose-picking to cause bleeding?

Common: The number one cause of nasal bleeding is nose picking. It is really a question of timing and care. The bleeding is from trauma to the lining, and is commonly due to sharp or casual introduction of the finger and its relatively sharp nail. If you must pick your nose, doe it slowly, carefully and be conscious of the position of your finger and fingernails. ...Read more

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I hit my nose and it won't stop bleeding. What can I do?

I hit my nose and it won't stop bleeding. What can I do?

Pinch nose,use Afrin (oxymetazoline): Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly as well, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. Spray afrin (oxymetazoline). See your doctor/ent to look in nose and discuss causes. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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