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What causes nose bleeds ?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Dry nose?

A few things can.
Commonly, dry nasal passages, blowing your nose real hard, trauma ( get your finger outta there!) . Blood thinners make you more prone. Spontaneous bleeding requires some more thought. Blood coagulation problems are a possibility, albeit not that common.

In brief: Dry nose?

A few things can.
Commonly, dry nasal passages, blowing your nose real hard, trauma ( get your finger outta there!) . Blood thinners make you more prone. Spontaneous bleeding requires some more thought. Blood coagulation problems are a possibility, albeit not that common.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Usually irritation

95% of nosebleeds occur from the very front part of the nose.
An area in the front part of the nasal septum contains significant numbers of blood vessels and is very superficial and easily injured. Dry air, probing fingers, blowing noses all can irritate these areas and cause bleeding. An ENT doctor should be able to easily correct the problem.

In brief: Usually irritation

95% of nosebleeds occur from the very front part of the nose.
An area in the front part of the nasal septum contains significant numbers of blood vessels and is very superficial and easily injured. Dry air, probing fingers, blowing noses all can irritate these areas and cause bleeding. An ENT doctor should be able to easily correct the problem.
Dr. David Astrachan
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