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Treatment for sneezing blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hi Doctor,My wife is having cold for last 2-3 days.Today when she sneezed there was a blood
User :   Is it some cause of concern
Doctor :   Is it from the nose?
Doctor :   How much was the blood?
User :   Yes it was from nose
User :   Not much but it happened twice once in the morning and in afternoon today
Doctor :   Ok, is she using some kind of medicines?
User :   It's only she is sneezing hard to get the stuffy things out from nose
User :   Yes she is on some medication sorry I don't know the name of the medicine
Doctor :   While she tries to sneeze hard, there will be rupture of minute capillaries in the nose which is highly blood supplied
Doctor :   Poking the nose can also lead to blood ooze
Doctor :   So no need to worry
User :   Ok Thanks
Doctor :   Ask her not to sneeze hard and if she sees blood she should not sneeze and instead try to pinch the nose hard and breath with mouth for a minute
User :   Alright
User :   Thanks for your expert advise
User :   That's it from Side
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Will contact u incase the problem continues
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Sure
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