What causes a bleeding nose in children?

Epistaxis. In children (as well as adults) a common cause of nose bleeds is trauma (nose picking) direct injury and rarely bleeding disorders will cause epistaxis.

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What are the causes of bleeding nose and gums? What lead to nose and gum bleeding without any injuries?

I can address gums. I am a dentist, so i can talk about the gums. Bleeding is from infection. Clean your teeth properly and see your dentist regularly. Please see an ear, nose and throat doctor for your nose. Read more...
Dental and Medical. As a dentist, i can tell you that bleeding gums is not normal, and is often a sign of gum disease. This would not explain your nose bleeding though, and you may have a secondary problem, or another issue completely. Call your dentist for a check of your mouth, and call your md or ENT as well, to check your nose. Call today! Read more...
MANY REASONS. Gums bleed from poor oral hygiene pregnancy medications nose possible high blood pressure picking high altitude.Consult md.Or dds. Read more...

Bleeding nose and red blood stools what causes and or any suggestions, recommendations? Thanks in advance

Go to the ER. Sounds as if you have a clotting problem. This may be serious! please go to the emergency room now. Feel better... Read more...
Can be clotting d/o, This is highly suggestive of a clotting issue, like low platelets or factor deficiency. You need to see your doctor/go to emergency room to get tests and quick therapy to stop this. Best of luck. Read more...