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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
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
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
Gentle Care: The most frequent cause of nose bleeding is trauma. Avoid blowing too hard and absolutely no nose picking. The nasal mucosa is one cell layer thick and easily disrupted which exposes blood vessels and makes them likely to bleed. Use a saline spray several times per day to moisturize and aid in clearing your nose of mucus and mucus crusts. If no improvement, see your doctor. ...Read more
I had a gallbladder surgery 5 days ago and I'm keep bleeding from nose is there anything to worry about?
If it persists: If this is a new symptom starting after surgery it is likely related to your anesthesia. It is common to place a tube into the stomach through one nostril. The amount of bleeding as well as how many times a day is also important. Bleeding can be exacerbated by blood thinners and pain medicine such as ibuprofen. If it continues or is happening multiple times a day call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When sick (cold/flu) or stuffy, is it normal to have some chunky bits with blood when you blow your nose? As long as it doesn't keep bleeding (no nosebleed), is there no bleeding issue (ie. too thin)?
Inflamed sinus: A viral infection can affect your sinus/nasal passage and cause it to become very swollen or inflamed. If you combine that with the dry air we often encounter during the winter time (especially if our home heating system is high), then you can develop cracks in the passages - often causing a nosebleed. Saline nasal sprays, or vaseline on a Q-tip can help. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom is 60 with cirrohsis of liver. She was operated on her nose due to hemmoraging, now yesterday it started bleeding again. Y does this keep happen?
Liver Damage: This common problem is due to the liver not functioning. The proteins one needs to clot blood appropriately are manufactured in the body by the liver. When the liver is sick all sorts of problems become visible. ...Read more
Hi, I'm concerned about bleeding, for the past week, possibly longer I keep having blood in my nostrils. Not a nose bleed, but theres blood up there.
Blood in nostrils: Do you have a cold or allergies? They cause swelling of the nasal tissue and breakdown which can lead to bleeding . Would place some vasoline inside the tip of the nose at night and in AM to mositurize, nose. Check platelets , and clotting ( PTt/PTT/INR), avoid use of ASA, NSAIDS as that may increase bleeding as can cocaine, fish oil ginger ginko, Vit E. F/U with doc/urgent care ...Read more
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