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Recurrent nose bleed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Hello, My 10 son has nose bleeds at least once per week for about 3 years now and has had 4 or 5 the past 2 days
Doctor :  
You meant 10 year old son?
User :   Yes!
Doctor :  
The cause for mose bleeds in young is usually nose picking.
Doctor :  
The other causes being deformed blood vessels or bleeding disorders.
Doctor :  
I need a few details to rule these.
User :   Whats the recommendation on this issue? We are concerned as parents.
Doctor :  
Can i ask few more details on your son?
User :   Yes
Doctor :  
Is he your only son?
User :   yes and 2 daughters
Doctor :  
Do any body in your family or your other kids have such a problem?
User :   No
Doctor :   Do you notice any rashes over the body?

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