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What causes a nosebleed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible causes

Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard.
Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors.

In brief: Possible causes

Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard.
Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol / Cocaine abuse can cause nose bleeds, as can tumors.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Agree

Dr. Fowler's answer is complete.
See ENT doc for nose bleed.

In brief: Agree

Dr. Fowler's answer is complete.
See ENT doc for nose bleed.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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