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Is excessive nose bleeding a worrisome sign of leukemia?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Excessive nosebleeds can be a sign of leukemia, but there are much more common causes.
If these are concerning to you, please get it evaluated by a health care professional.

In brief: Maybe

Excessive nosebleeds can be a sign of leukemia, but there are much more common causes.
If these are concerning to you, please get it evaluated by a health care professional.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Robert Warner
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: No

Nose bleeding is common because of the thin membrane covering the vessels of the nose.
Dry conditions are the most common predisposing factor; anticoagulant medications can cause this, especially if not optimally dosed, and anti platelet drugs such as Aspirin will increase the risk. Acute leukemia can cause a low number of platelets, but this is very low in the differential diagnosis.

In brief: No

Nose bleeding is common because of the thin membrane covering the vessels of the nose.
Dry conditions are the most common predisposing factor; anticoagulant medications can cause this, especially if not optimally dosed, and anti platelet drugs such as Aspirin will increase the risk. Acute leukemia can cause a low number of platelets, but this is very low in the differential diagnosis.
Dr. Robert Warner
Dr. Robert Warner
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