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Inflamed nostrils and nasal bleeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   my nose has been bleeding off and on for over a week. I went to a doctor a couple days ago for a blood test and the results were negative. Ive never had a nose bleed since I was a kid and Im wondering whats causing it since its still happening.
Doctor :   Let me read it
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Do you have cold symptoms?
User :   he did however say my nose was inflamed in my right nostril
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and he didnt prescribe anything
Doctor :  
And how about the bleed, is it also from right nostril?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
May I know your age, gender, occupation?
User :   28, male, graphic designer
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Firstly I will give you some tips to improve your symptoms
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
Do you oil your hair?
User :   no
Doctor :  
If no please do that
Doctor :  
that will improve the congestion in nose
Doctor :  
Do not strain much while blowing your nose
User :   well.....i actually have been doing that everyday for 3 months
Doctor :   I could not get you
Doctor :  
You have been blowing hard you mean to say

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