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Frequent nose bleeding, headache. What is the problem? How to get cured?

My 5 year old son, has always had frequent nose bleeds ....recently he has started to get very frequent headaches , almost every day. not always but sometimes when he has a nose bleed the 1st thing out of his mouth will be his head hurts the second is his nose is bleeding . the nose bleeds done always come with a headache, but are starting to more frequently! i have mentions the headaches to his dr a few times, but they never seemed to concerned, i understand that nosebleeds are common with children, but im started to get worried, any idea what could be happening
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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Thank you for your query.

What is the blood pressure of your son? Has it ever been recorded?

High blood pressure can present as nose bleeds and headache. I suggest that you get it recorded and if it is high then get it investigated.

An ENT check-up should also be got done.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your son an early recovery.


Rajiv K Khandelwal
Answered: Thu, 13 Jun 2013
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