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Epistaxis problem causing to bleed in the nose throat and ear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi there i am 27 weeks pregnant and i started bleeding by the nose throut and the left ear i dont now why this is happening
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How many times it happened?
Doctor :   when did it happened?
User :   it happen yesterday and today
Doctor :   Does anybody in the family has bleeding disorders?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you sure thre was bleedingfrom ears?
Doctor :   bleeding from nose will come from throat
Doctor :   is there any stuffy nose?
User :   yes first i bleed from the nose and then i speeted blood and then i clean my ear and there was a lot of fresh blood on in
Doctor :   is there any discharge from nose
Doctor :   like yellow or white
Doctor :   are you suffering from sinus infection
Doctor :   You can expect bleeding from the nose during acute sinusitis.
User :   no none of that
Doctor :   nasal congestion, stuffynose , sinus infection can cause bleeding
User :   i do have a problem some times when i cut my self by acciddent is hard to stop the bleeding
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you might have bleeding disorders
Doctor :   like Hemophilia A and B
Doctor :   It can also be from low platekets
Doctor :   these are few common diseases
Doctor :   So you need to check these
Doctor :   Get Complete Blood count to look for platelet count and also white blood cell count
Doctor :   Also check Bleedting and clotting time which look for basic disroders of platets and clotting factots like Facor 8 and 0
Doctor :   to check the Hemphilia A and B you need to get PT and PTT and clotting factor VIII and IX
Doctor :   Please consult ENT or General Physician and get the ENT examination
Doctor :   and also get all these labs done
Doctor :   Then only we can come to the correct diagnosis
Doctor :   Regarding treatment and precaution: Doctor :   If it is Sinis infection, u need antibitics
Doctor :   use normal saline drops to mosisten the nasal mucosa
User :   this is my 7 pregnancy and i never had this problem of nose bleed before but i do bleed a lot after giving birth and get also blood clotting
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there might be some reason
Doctor :   management is same
Doctor :   First thing simple reason cause bleeding
Doctor :   we need to keep in mind
Doctor :   Just dry nose cause bleeding
Doctor :   Especially in pregnancy the mucosa becomes very thin and cause bleeding
Doctor :   Did I answer your Question Madam?
Doctor :   Do you have any other Queries?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   thank you you where a nice help
Doctor :   Bye
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