What could cause nose bleeds?

Nose Bleed Causes. Anything that irritates the nose - smoke, dry air, allergies, a recent cold or sinus infection - all can cause nose bleeds. By far the most common are dry, itchy noses that are picked by the bleeder. You can pick your nose, but bleeding often follows. Go see an ENT doctor if the bleeding persists.
Nose bleeding. Nose bleeds can be a symptom of high blood pressure. Also irritants, dryness, sinus infection. Please see your medical doctor to rule these out and get a proper diagnosis. If it is heart related you should not delay seeing your doctor.

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What could cause random nose bleeds?

A few things. Most nosebleeds do not have an easily identifiable cause. Trauma to inside of the nose from nose picking very common. Other causes are exposure to warm, dry air for prolonged periods of time, nasal/sinus infections, allergic rhinitis, nasal foreign body (object stuck in nose), vigorous nose blowing, nasal surgery, deviated/perforated nasal septum, and cocaine use. See ENT doc for exam/treatment. Read more...

What could cause chronic nose bleeds?

Allergies. This time of year the nose is most irritated by allergies. We see more nose bleeds during allergy season, then again in the winter when it gets really dry. If you use a steroid nasal spray, give it a break, and make sure you spray away from the septum. A saline nasal gel used in the nose every night can help soothe and heal the area. Sometimes a spot needs to be cauterized by an ent. Read more...
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. Read more...

What could cause frequent nose bleeds?

Nosebleeds. Some of the causes of frequent nosebleeds include constant exposure to dry air, consistent use of nasal sprays (for allergies or congestion), recurrent upper respiratory tract infections, and snorting drugs, such as cocaine. Sometimes, recurrent nosebleeds can indicate an underlying bleeding disorder. Read more...
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. Read more...