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What causes nose bleeds?

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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nose Bleeding

95% plus of nose bleeds are due to inhaling dry air that leads to scabs or crusting of the nasal membranes.
Use saline nose spray or saline gels to keep membranes most. Adding a humidifier to your furnace may decrease the chances also. If bleeding persists, go see an ear nose and throat doctor.

In brief: Nose Bleeding

95% plus of nose bleeds are due to inhaling dry air that leads to scabs or crusting of the nasal membranes.
Use saline nose spray or saline gels to keep membranes most. Adding a humidifier to your furnace may decrease the chances also. If bleeding persists, go see an ear nose and throat doctor.
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Michele Libman
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dry air,trauma,drugs

The blood vessels in the nose are very superficial and easily bleed.
The most common cause of nosebleeds is dry air cause the mucus membranes to dry out and exposing these delicate blood vessels. In addition trauma (picking), drugs (snorting cocaine) as well as being on blood thinners (aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) etc) increases your risk of nose bleeds.

In brief: Dry air,trauma,drugs

The blood vessels in the nose are very superficial and easily bleed.
The most common cause of nosebleeds is dry air cause the mucus membranes to dry out and exposing these delicate blood vessels. In addition trauma (picking), drugs (snorting cocaine) as well as being on blood thinners (aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) etc) increases your risk of nose bleeds.
Dr. Michele Libman
Dr. Michele Libman
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