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Nose bleeding and High blood pressure - 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 :   10/68.recently i went to donate blood and they found it to be 144/74.a few days after that( 4 days to be exact),i had my first nose bleed ever,last night just when i was about to go to bed.when i took a shower this morning,i had another nose wasnt very heavy and lasted abt a minute or so..i am a 21 year old female,weighing 145 pounds and 5 ft 3.should i be worried???
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have these symptoms ever before this?
User :   no
Doctor :   any injury you had in recent past?
User :   no
Doctor :   any medications or drugs you are on?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok when was the last time your b.p was measured?
User :   last week when i gave blood ,before then it was in 2007,and it was 110/68
Doctor :   you might need a detailed examination by an E.N.T specialist also get your B.p checked after resting half an hour in the clinic or hospital
Doctor :   to rule out hypertension which is very unlikely for your age
Doctor :   ent check up is to rule out nasal polyps
Doctor :   which is very common in your age group
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?

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