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Nose bleeding, pregnant, nasal drops - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   I am 23 weeks pregnant
User :   few weeks back i had some bleeding from my nose...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
User :   in my 6th month of pregnancy now
Doctor :   Ok, how many months ?
User :   around 10 days back
Doctor :   Ok when did you last check your bp.
User :   i am not sure...but I guess a little on teh lower side
Doctor :   How much was it?
User :   my doc said that increasing weight of the fetus puts some pressure on the back
User :   resultinh in low BP...
User :   the bleeding just happ once...
Doctor :   How much and for how long was the bleeding.
User :   and i suppose it was due to ...
User :   scratching...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   coz few days back i felt i has a heat boil...which may have burst..
Doctor :   Did you scratch?
User :   the bleeding was just once
Doctor :   I cannot find any other reason other than high bp for it.Since you say bp was lower side do not worry.
User :   but i feels a stuffy nose most of the times
User :   does it happen in pregnancy?
Doctor :   ok, you need not worry.Keep shifting positions while you sleep so that you dont put pressure on any specific area.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Walk daily for some time,
User :   and I feel there is mucus in my nose
Doctor :   Try blowing your nose, no such things dont happen in pregancy.
User :   a cuple of times afetr the bleeding...when I was cleaning my nose it noticed the mucus slightlky redish
User :   ok
Doctor :   Make your nostrils moist by putting warm water and try blowing the nose.
User :   hope nothing to eorry
User :   worry?
User :   also yesterday.....i spitted some cough and there was some blood in the cough..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes that is because you have scratched the area.Do not worry.apply nasovion saline nose drops if there is more blockage.
User :   it just happened once...later i spitted some more cough and it was all clear
Doctor :   Again because of excess retching this happens. Nothing to worry.Drink hot beverages or hot soups.
User :   can it be due to bleeding in the gums....? which they say happen in preganncy
User :   spitting of blood could be becouse og scratching the nose?
Doctor :   Did you notice bleeding in gums or spit?
User :   when i bush in the morning sometimes I feel that my gums are bleeding...not everyday and not much though
User :   yes..
User :   yesterday.....i spitted some cough and there was some blood in the cough..
User :   is it serious?
User :   ok...
Doctor :   ok. you will have to meet dentist, because you might have gingivitis.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Then reduce refined sugar, start brushing in soft brush
Doctor :   Nothing serious, mild bleeding happens in pregnancy.
Doctor :   But you will have to visit dentist for treatment.
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