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Bleeding through stuffy nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi doctor
User :   recently i have cold-like symptoms
User :   like constantly stuffy nose
User :   few days ago i sneeze a lot
User :   and started to have some blood in my nose
User :   it never reach the amount that would drip down, but it keeps bleeding very slightly in my left nose
Doctor :   Since when are you having this..was it after repeated sneezing or did you have this bleeding from the nose.
User :   i'm wondering if its pollen syndromes
User :   it was after repeated sneezing i think
User :   it bleeds a little and almost dry up
Doctor :   And the quantity of the blood if you could tell me roughly
User :   i try not to pick it, but if i don't , my nose is more stuffy
User :   the amount is very small
Doctor :   drops or 1 tea spoon or 1 table spoon through the day
User :   like, i wouldnt know it's bleeding until i put my finger inside my nose and find a little blood on my finger
Doctor :   Oh ok then its nothing for you to be worried about due to repeated sneezing your mucosa inside the nose has become
Doctor :   Inflamed and is increased sensitive
User :   i see
User :   it's been like this for a week
Doctor :   so even small amount of irritation will cause it to bleed
User :   i mean slight bleeding
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid putting your finger into the nose
Doctor :   and do not blow your nose hard
User :   ok.
Doctor :   apply vaseline into the nose you will feel better
User :   everyday i wake up my nose is extra stuffy coz some blood stuck in it you know
Doctor :   That will prevent the irritation too
User :   will the dry blood go away itself?
User :   will the dry blood go away itself?
Doctor :   yes it should steel down in a weeks time if left alone
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Yes it will be thrown out on itself
Doctor :   Settle down..
User :   heelo
User :   sorry my internet had some problems
Doctor :   The dry blood will be thrown out by the natural mechanisms
Doctor :   that protect the nose. the current of air flow, the reflexesz
Doctor :   ok
User :   i see
User :   thanks a lot for the information, doc
Doctor :   Take steam inhalation that will help ease out the
Doctor :   dry blood
Doctor :   pls fill this from and tell me when done
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this service based in india?
Doctor :   Yes in Bangalore
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else
Doctor :   that i could help you with
User :   thats it.
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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