Patient Comments: Nosebleed - Causes

What was the cause of your nosebleed?

Comment from: stevie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 30

My nosebleed came from nowhere. I blew my nose and it bled for 15 minutes. Huge clots were passed and I've been dealing with this for three days now. Last night, I vomited and my nose started bleeding again. I have a headache, but I thought it was just my sinuses.

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Comment from: dee, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: August 28

I think I was taking an acetaminophen too long, and also an antihistamine. Then my nose started to bleed , every week, mostly at night.

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Comment from: Zerato, 13-18 Male (Patient) Published: July 11

I do not know the cause of my nosebleeds, but they recur often. Everyone says nasal sprays, which work; however, if you have no nasal spray, fill your palm with cool water and stick your nose in it and slowly inhale a small amount of the water. It helped to keep my nostrils moist and I didn't have a nosebleed for quite a long time.

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Comment from: Bonnie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: March 25

I have been having nosebleeds now for about six weeks. I take plavix, 81 aspirin and peroxicam. Last night I had a nosebleed which lasted for two hours. I used Ice and Pressure, but it took a long time to stop it.

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Comment from: Joe, 13-18 Male (Patient) Published: February 16

I've been having nosebleeds for a couple of hours now, which I find unusual as I never really ever have nosebleeds. Also, my right ear's been blocked since the night and have had a bad headache. I think my nosebleed's are because of this because I took some paracetamol to cure the headache during the night.

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Comment from: Jackie, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: January 12

I have been having nosebleeds now for the past three days and with headaches in tow. Feeling very drained. Some bleeds last longer than others. The longest has been 10 minutes. I have been on antibiotics for the past 3-4 weeks. My nose has not been dry at all until the nose bleeds started.

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Comment from: Aluka, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: November 08

My dad suffers from nose bleeding. The doctors say it's too deep to burn the wain. He's on medication to thin his blood.

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Comment from: herrick, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: July 12

My son is 7 years old and he experienced nose bleeding frequently and I'm getting afraid of his situation. His mother is very worried too. My boy is a healthy boy. But it seems his veins in the nose is very sensitive. His bleeding last for about a minute or two, and his ears sometimes is aching.

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Comment from: Soccer#10, 13-18 Male Published: July 12

I've been getting nose bleeds 2 to 3 times a day for the past week. I get minor ones when I wake up in the morning, but I get really bad ones when I'm active during the day. I also feel a little light-headed and dizzy afterwards.

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