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Nosebleeds: Introduction

Nosebleeds: Bleeding from the nose. See detailed information below for a list of 294 causes of Nosebleeds, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Nosebleeds:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nosebleeds. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Nosebleeds

Home Diagnostic Testing and Nosebleeds

Home medical tests possibly related to Nosebleeds:

Causes of Types of Nosebleeds:

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Nosebleeds Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Nosebleeds may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Nosebleeds

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Nosebleeds may include:

Stories from Users for Nosebleeds

Real-life user stories relating to Nosebleeds:

Message Boards for Nosebleeds

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Diagnostic tests for Nosebleeds:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Nosebleeds. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure. High blood pressure may be a cause of the bleeding nose
    • After nasal trauma, must always inspect inside the nose for a blood clot in the septum because it may be later complicated by abscess formation and collapse of the nasal septum causing a permanent deformity
    • Determine where the bleeding is coming from - e.g. from Little's area in the nose (the front part of the nasal septum) or further up the nasal passageway. Ninety percent of bleeding noses result from bleeding from Little's area. Bleeding from this area is usually not a serious problem. However when the bleeding is from the back of the nasal passageway, one must always consider the possibility of a nasal cancer.
    • Full examination of the ears, nose and throat
    • Feel the lymph nodes in the neck for enlargement
    • Examine for petechial body rash (pinhead size red rash) which is common in any disorder that might cause thrombocytopenia (reduced platelets)
  • more tests...»

Nosebleeds: Animations

Medications or substances causing Nosebleeds:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Nosebleeds as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Nosebleeds:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Nosebleeds as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Miconazole and warfarin interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Mevacor (Lovastatin) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Alka-Seltzer (acetylsalicylic acid) interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Anacin interaction
  • Coumadin (Warfarin) and Ascriptin interaction
  • more interactions...»

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Nosebleeds

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Nosebleeds. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Nosebleeds: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Nosebleeds

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Nosebleeds: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Nosebleeds listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Nosebleeds as a symptom include:

Definitions of Nosebleeds:

Bleeding from the nose.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Nosebleeds:

The list of organs typically affected by Nosebleeds may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Nosebleeds

The list below shows some of the causes of Nosebleeds mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Nosebleeds?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Nosebleeds. Of the 294 causes of Nosebleeds that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 11 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 275 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nosebleeds:

The following list of conditions have 'Nosebleeds' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Nosebleeds:

The following list of medical conditions have Nosebleeds or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Nosebleeds Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Nosebleeds based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Nosebleeds?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Nosebleeds, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Nosebleeds:

    Epistaxis, Bleeding nose
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Nosebleeds:

    Subtypes of Nosebleeds:

    Epistaxis (113 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Nosebleeds:

    Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Nosebleeds:

    Bleeding (1783 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Stuffy nose (106 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Dry nose (8 causes), Nose injury, Blow to the nose, Broken nose, Nose picking, Nasal infection, Nasal congestion (106 causes), Common cold (712 causes), Allergies, Nasal polyp, Nasal foreign body, Chronic sinusitis (28 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Nosebleeds

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