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Nose bleeding after malaria infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   is this a doc i mean i never seein a doc in a live chat:)
Doctor :   Dr.Raaj Karthieek
Doctor :   yes you are on chat with a doctor
User :   oh ok.. i just have a simple query.. my nose starts bleeding sometimes.. i mean suddenly
User :   i guess there is a scratch o smtin in my nose
Doctor :   your age and since when are you having this
User :   my age is 20.. it started some 3 months bak.. i was admited to hospital for malaria after i got discharged it startd
Doctor :   when all do you get it every time or when you sneeze
Doctor :   or prick your nose or
User :   it stoped for 2 months they before yest.. my nose was scratchin .. that time i pricked i guess.. thta time it startd bleedin.. i belive there is a scratch o smtin just confirming
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how much of a blood that would come out
Doctor :   drops or may be 2-3 /4-5 ml
User :   lot... not drops i dnt kno how much ml.. but it will go on flow.. after some 2 mins it'l stopp
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has it been since only two months some time in your child hood too
User :   mmm once in my child hood.. it had come wen i was small... that time i had cold n i had rubed my nose very badly
Doctor :   do you feel an abnormal growth or projection in your nose?
User :   no i don feel that
User :   no abnormall frowth
Doctor :   ok in case of bleeding from your nose
Doctor :   Sit upright and lean forward.
User :   lean forward huh
Doctor :   This reduces further bleeding.
Doctor :   Sitting/ leaning, forward will help you avoid swallowing blood, which can irritate your stomach.
Doctor :   Pinch your nose. Use your thumb and index finger and breathe through your mouth. Continue to pinch for five to 10 minutes.
User :   oh okay... i used to lean bak ward
Doctor :   To prevent re-bleeding after bleeding has stopped, don't pick or blow your nose and don't bend down until several hours after the bleeding episode. Keep your head higher than the level of your heart.
User :   mmm okay doc...
User :   thank youuuuuuuuuu
User :   will do as u say
Doctor :   never remove the clots
Doctor :   pls fill this form and tell me when done
User :   yes sure
User :   hey done.. thankzzz c ya
Doctor :   if the bleeding lasts for more than 20 minutes seek medical help.
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User :   no no only for 2 mins it bleeds
User :   ya okay
Doctor :   thats ok but only incase you happen to Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
Doctor :   will you need more help?
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
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