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What is the reason for my 9 year old brothers nose to bleed once or twice a day who is also having a migraine ?

my 9 year old brother keeps having nose bleed maybe once or twice a day out of nowere what could be the cause my 9 year old brother keeps having nose bleed maybe once or twice a day out of nowhere what could be the cause he has it it one nostril and he also has migraines
Asked On : Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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Has he been examined by a physician, and undergone some blood tests. As nose bleed (to this frequency) may be due to a bleeding disorder.

Please make sure he does not "tease" his nose ,and worsen the condition. If its dry and scabby, apply vaseline

If he has chronic/recurrent colds, treating the colds first will be the solution.


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Answered: Thu, 24 Mar 2011
ENT Specialist Dr. Sumit Bhatti's  Response
Get a thorough nasal examination done soon. Common causes in your brother's case would be:
1. Nasal trauma or finger-picking (bleeding from Little's area)
2. Nasal dryness
3. Chronic nasal allergy or infection.
4. Nasal foreign body on that side
5. Bleeding Disorder (you may need blood tests including liver function tests)
6. Nasal Angiofibroma is a rare cause of bleeding.
Remember that the list of cause is endless and you should start investigating early. Many causes can be ruled out by just examination . Some require endoscopy, blood tests, x-rays and scans. His hemoglobin levels will indicate if his blood loss is significant. The migraines also can be investigated at the same time. Also remember that most causes are easily corrected. You may post the results here. I hope that there is a simple cause.

Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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