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Bleeding from nose with no history of BP and medications. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hello doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have a question regarding Nose
User:Can i ask you?
Doctor:Please proceed.
User:This morning I had bleeding in my nose
User:it was for 1 or 2 minutes
User:this never happened to me before
User:First time and I dont have any pain or not on any medications
User:bit worried on the cause
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you suffer from high blood pressure or hear disease?
Doctor:Are you on any medications?
User:no i am not on any medication nor I have heavy BP
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Nasal bleeding is termed epistaxis is commonly associated with 3 causes.
Doctor:1. Trauma
Doctor:2. Nose picking
Doctor:3. High blood pressure.
Doctor:If there was no history of trauma and you do not frequently pick your nose, then you need to get your blood pressure recorded.
User:no i dont pick my nose and i dont have any trauma history
Doctor:If blood pressures are also within normal limits, then what you have is something minor and can be discarded as insignificant event.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:last month i checked my BP it was 120/90
Doctor:It is good to know that your blood pressure recorded was within normal limits.
User:Thank god
Doctor:I would suggest you to recheck your blood pressures to confirm the readings.
User:so what might be the reason ?
User:oh sure
User:bleeding from nose is not any kind of life threatening rite? I never had this and never saw anyone in my life
User:so bit worried
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